Event April 17 to look at reproductive options for LGBT families

March 26, 2013

"Reproductive Options for LGBT Families" will explore the medical and legal issues that same-sex couples face when attempting to create a family through Alternative Reproductive Technology (ART). 

Dr. Virginia Hall, a board-certified physician and professor at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, will provide an overview of the various techniques and procedures involved in ART. Hall has 36 years of practice in the field and provides services to medically complicated patients, operative laparoscopy, advocacy for women and families, primary care and integration to OB, and general Women’s Health. 

Penn State Law professor Jill Engle, a scholar of family law and director of the Family Law Clinic, will discuss the legal issues that individuals and couples face when attempting to create a family and the best practices for working with individuals participating in ART. 

Sponsored by OutLaw and the Health Law Society at Penn State Law, this event will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in Room 114, Lewis Katz Building, University Park, and Room 114, Lewis Katz Hall, Carlisle. This event will also be available via live webcast

This program is available at no cost to Penn State Law students, faculty, staff and students, as well as attendees not seeking CLE credit. Attorneys seeking CLE credit may register for $55 (reduced to $35 for Law School alumni).  

The Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board has approved this program for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure credits, and 0.0 hours of ethics, substance abuse and professionalism credit.

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