Brendan Leier

Brendan Leier, PhD earned his doctorate from the Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, in 2002. Brendan is currently the Clinical Ethicist at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospitals and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. He is Adjunct Professor with the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre. Brendan is presently doing research on the topics of pediatric best interest, moral distress, end-of-life decision-making, transplant ethics, ethics of medical technology, compassion in the practice of medicine, risk and decision-making.