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The Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) Faculty of Law is organising the first conference dedicated to national and international topical issues in the field of medical law. It is planned that this conference will be held annually.


10:00Opening of the conference
Opening address by RSU Rector, Prof. Dr. habil. med. Aigars Pētersons
Address by Dean of the RSU Faculty of Law, Assoc. Prof. Dr. iur. Jānis Grasis
10:10Current issues of medical law in Europe
President of the European Association of Health Law, Prof. Karl Harald Søvig
10:30Current issues of medical law in Latvia
Assistant Professor at the RSU Faculty of Law, Head of the Law doctoral study programme, PhD Karina Palkova
10:50"How safely can doctors in Latvia make decisions and work?"
President of the Latvian Medical Association Dr. Ilze Aizsilniece
Attorney-at-Law Ilze Vilka
11:10Individual comments from a lawyer on the quality of medical treatment
Lecturer at Uppsala University, Dr. iur. Santa Slokenberga
11:50The right of a medical practitioner to express his or her religious beliefs in an employment relationship
RSU lecturer, Head of the Legal Department at the Latvian Health Inspectorate, Laura Šāberte
Scientific degree candidate in the Law doctoral study programme, Head of the Department of Medical Treatment Risk Fund, Dace Tarasova
12:10Legal aspects of patient prioritisation
Head of the Legal Department at the Riga East Clinical University Hospital, Mg. iur. Eduards Broks
12:30Unanswered questions in closed criminal cases
Assoc. Prof. at the RSU Faculty of Law, Attorney-at-Law, Dr. iur. Aldis Lieljuksis
13:10Summary and closing

Moderator: Attorney-at-Law, PhD Karina Palkova

sign up for the conference
(by 13 june)

Working language:
Latvian and English
Participants will receive certificates of participation.
tiešsaistē, platformā Zoom

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