Center for Conflict Resolution in Healthcare LLC

Scott teaches various courses on health law and policy, bioethics, tort law, and negotiation at the law school, and has taught medical students and residents on interdisciplinary faculty teams at Emory University.  She has written on a range of health law and policy topics, most recently about conflict resolution in health care. She recently served as lead faculty and project director for a national faculty fellowship program during the 2014-2015 academic year, called “The Future of Public Health Law Education,” which was developed through a grant awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to select ten faculty fellows from across the country to create curricular innovations for teaching public health law. She is a member of the American Law Institute, which produces scholarship to clarify and improve the law.  She has received the “Heroes in Healthcare” Award of the Healthcare Ethics Consortium of Georgia, and the Jay Healey Distinguished Health Law Teaching Award, presented by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics.  Scott has served on the Governing Council of the ABA Health Law Section, and as past Chair for the ABA Health Law Section’s Task Force on ADR and Conflict Management in Health Care.  She has also served as past Chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  Scott received her AB from Stanford University; JD from Harvard Law School; and MSCM (master of science in conflict management) from Kennesaw State University.

Charity Scott, JD, MSCM, is a consultant to CCRH, serving as co-trainer for CCRH's 3-day Intensive Course.  She is the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law at Georgia State University’s College of Law, with secondary faculty appointments in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business (Institute of Health Administration) and the School of Public Health. From 2004-2014, Scott served as the founding Director of the Center for Law, Health & Society at the College of Law, and from 2005-2010 she served as the founding Director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, which is part of a community medical-legal partnership serving low-income children and their families in Atlanta.

Charity Scott, JD, MSCM

Consultant to CCRH