Daniel Z. Buchman, PhD, MSW, RSW

Assistant Professor

Position: Bioethicist and Independent Scientist, Director, Everyday Ethics Lab, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
SGS Status:
Associate Member (Status only)
Primary Graduate Appointment: Public Health Sciences
Graduate Appointment(s): Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Program: Master of Health Science in Bioethics
Primary Teaching Responsibilities: CHL3003Y – Empirical Approaches in Bioethics

Research Interests

Dr. Buchman’s program of research explores ethical issues at the intersection of clinical practice and public health. His primary areas of research interest include ethical issues related to mental health, substance use, and chronic pain. Themes related to stigma, identity, moral responsibility, and compassion feature prominently in his work, and he has a longstanding teaching interest in empirical approaches to bioethics. Some of Dr Buchman’s currently funded projects explore stigma, chronic pain, and neurotechnologies; cannabis and corporate influences on mental health; ethics and opioids; and ethics of big data and artificial intelligence.

Education & Training History
  • PhD (UBC), MSW (U of T), BA (McGill)
  • Senior Ethics Fellowship (Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre)
  • Clinical Ethics Fellowship (Providence Health Care/UBC)
Other Affiliations
  • Affiliate Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network