Sharona Hoffman

Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Sharona Hoffman is the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, Professor of Bioethics, and Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Professor Hoffman received her B.A. from Wellesley College, her J.D. from Harvard Law School, an LL.M. in health law from the University of Houston, and an S.J.D. in health law from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She has written over seventy journal articles on health law and civil rights topics, Professor. Hoffman is also the author of two books: Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow, Second Edition (First Hill Books 2022) and Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data: Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press 2016). Dr. Hoffman has lectured throughout the United States and internationally and has been widely quoted in the press.  She is an elected member of the American Law Institute. For more information see her website

Presentation: Patient Autonomy, Public Safety, and Drivers with Cognitive Decline (paper draft)