National Conference on Medical Law, Policy and Ethics “MEDLAWCON 2024”

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National Conference on Medical Law, Policy and Ethics “MEDLAWCON 2024”

GNLU and IMA-GSB are jointly organizing “MEDLAWCON 2024” on January 6th and 7th, 2024, at the GNLU campus. This conference focuses on medical law, policy, and ethics.

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About GNLU

The Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is a pre-eminent public law school and a National Law University established under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 in the state of Gujarat. The university is located at Gandhinagar, which is the capital of Gujarat and is located 23 kilometres north of the city of Ahmedabad. The statute provides for the Chief Justice of India or a Senior Supreme Court Judge to serve as the Visitor of the university.


Indian Medical Association is the only representative, national voluntary organization of Doctors of the Modern Scientific System of Medicine, which looks after the interest of doctors as well as the well-being of the community at large.

Today, I.M.A. is a well-established organisation with its Headquarters at Delhi and State / Terr. Branches in 29 States and Union Territories. It has over 2,15,000 doctors as its members through more than 1650 active local branches spread all over the country.

About the Conference

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) in collaboration with the National Medical Commission (NMC) and Indian Medical Association (IMA), is organizing a groundbreaking conference on Medical Law, Policy, and Ethics. This conference aims to bring together legal professionals, medical practitioners, scholars, policymakers, and stakeholders from various fields to engage in meaningful discussions and address the critical issues at the intersection of medicine, law, policy, and ethics.

This conference aims to delve into the multifaceted realm where medicine, law, policy, and ethics intersect, facilitating profound discussions, knowledge sharing, and exploration of emerging issues in healthcare.


  • Health Policy and Legal Frameworks
  • Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Healthcare Decision-Making
  • Emerging Legal and Ethical Issues in Digital Health
  • Medical Misconduct and Professional Liability
  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in Medicine
  • Emerging Technologies in Medicine and Legal and Ethical Challenges
  • Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research and Experimentation
  • Blockchain Technology in Healthcare
  • Robotics and Automation in Healthcare
  • Disability Law and Ethics
  • Forensic Medicine, Evidence and Law
  • Forensic Medicine, Evidence and Law
  • Genetics and Law

Sub Theme

Please download the brochure given at the end of the post for details.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, etc.)
  • Legal practitioners and experts
  • Academics and researchers
  • Policy analysts and policymakers
  • Ethicists and bioethics professionals
  • Forensic Experts
  • Patient advocacy groups
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the healthcare and legal sectors
  • Government representatives and regulatory bodies
  • Students (UG/PG/Research Scholars pursuing a degree in Law or MBBS)

Submission Guidelines

  • Co-authorship of up to 3 is allowed (Registration is separate for each participant).
  • Number of Papers per Participant: One participant can present only one paper.

Formatting Guidelines

  • Proposal/Abstract: 500 words [The proposal should ONLY highlight the significance of the topic, objectives, and methodology to be adopted for the conduction of the study].
  • The participants can follow Times New Roman font with size and 1.5 line spacing.

How to Submit?

Interested candidates can submit their abstracts through the link provided towards the end of this post.

Registration Details

Registration Fee

  • For Presenter
    • Professionals: Rs. 2000/-
    • Students: Rs.1500/-
  • For Non-Presenter: Rs.1000/-

Note: Only candidates whose abstract/proposal has been shortlisted will be required to register as a presenter and pay the registration fee. 

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: September 30, 2023
  • Communication of selection: October 5, 2023
  • Registration: October 5- 20, 2023
  • Full Paper Submission: December 5, 2023
  • Conference Dates: January 6-7, 2024

Contact Details

In case of queries, please contact

  • E-mail:
  • Phone: +91-8128355338

Click here to submit.

Click here for the official website.

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National Conference on Medical Law, Policy and Ethics “MEDLAWCON 2024” on 6th and 7th January 2024