Edward A. Dauer is Dean Emeritus of the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado. He earned his A.B. degree from Brown University; an LL.B. from Yale; and an M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management from Harvard. Prior to becoming Dean and Professor of Law at Denver he taught for over a decade at the Yale Law School, and has since held appointments as Visiting Scholar and Visiting Lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is presently Visiting Professor at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California, where he teaches Health Law and Policy in a joint program with the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. In 1982, with his colleague Louis Brown, Dauer founded the National Center for Preventive Law and served as its first President. The National Center became a focus for professional and academic development in legal risk management, corporate compliance, and transaction planning. It continues today at California Western School of Law. Dean Dauer is admitted to the practice of law in Colorado, Connecticut, and the federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. He is an active mediator and consultant. Most recently he founded Common Good Colorado, a public interest organization dedicated to law reform with an emphasis on risk and injury reduction in healthcare. Prof. Dauer is teaching the ICM's Healthcare Policy course.