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Student Opportunities 

The Health, Law, Innovation, and Policy Lab (HLIP Lab) partners with the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the Future of Law Lab in offering student clinical legal education academic externships, summer internships, and volunteer placements.

Our students gain hands-on experience working on legal issues that arise in clinical and bench research, quality improvement, technology transfer, innovation models, as well as entrepreneurship and commercialization in hospitals, research institutes, and academic healthcare settings. They participate in legal scholarship on healthcare policy, advocacy, administration, and systems planning and improvement.

Under the supervision of Dr. Leanne Tran, students can expect to gain exposure to fundamental aspects of substantive and procedural law applied in daily practice by:

Examples of student project outcomes:

Ongoing projects:


If you are interested in learning more about these student opportunities, please contact:


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