Upcoming Faculty Speaker: Professor Hyman

Professor David A. Hyman

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H. Ross & Helen Workman Chair in Law
Director, Epstein Program in Health Law and Policy
University of Illinois College of Law

April 4, 2014

Host: Professor Grewal

Lunch: 12:20; Presentation: 12:40
Faculty Lounge



David A. Hyman, M.D., J.D., is the H. Ross and Helen Workman Chair in Law and Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois, where he directs the Epstein Program in Health Law and Policy. He focuses his research and writing on the regulation and financing of health care. He teaches or has taught health care regulation, civil procedure, insurance, medical malpractice, law & economics, professional responsibility, and tax policy.

While serving as special counsel to the Federal Trade Commission, Professor Hyman was principal author and project leader for the first joint report ever issued by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, “Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition” (2004).  He is also the author of “Medicare Meets Mephistopheles,” which was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce/National Chamber Foundation as one of the top ten books of 2007.  He has published widely in student edited law reviews and peer reviewed medical, health policy, and law journals. - University of Illinois College of Law Faculty Profile


Recent Publications:

Myungho Paik, Bernard Black and David A. Hyman, "The Receding Tide of Medical Malpractice Litigation: Part I - National Trends ; Part II - Effect of Damage Caps," 10 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 612, 639 (2013) [Wiley Online]

David J. Franklyn and David A. Hyman, "Search Neutrality and Search Bias: An Empirical Perspective on the Impact of Architecture and Labeling," Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LE13-24; Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-15 (2013) [SSRN]

"Why Did Law Professors Misunderestimate the Lawsuits against PPACA?," Illinois Law Review (forthcoming) [SSRN]


Available in the Library:

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Medicare Meets Mephistopheles (Cato Institute, 2006)

Available online through ebrary
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Principal Author and Project Leader, Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition, A Report by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, (2004), published commercially as Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition (Springer, 2005)

Law Library RA395.A3 I47 2005
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"Health Care Fragmentation: We Get What We Pay For" in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions, 21-36 (Oxford University Press, 2010)

Law Library RA395.A3 F74 2010