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Sally Bean


Sally Bean is the Director of the Health Ethics Alliance & Policy at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Bean earned a B.A. in Philosophy & English, an M.A. in Bioethics and Public Policy and a Juris Doctorate. After law school, Bean completed a two year fellowship in Clinical & Organizational Ethics through the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics. She also currently serves in the following academic capacities: an Adjunct Lecturer in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, an Associate Member of the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Lecturer at Osgoode Hall School of Law at York University. Additionally, Bean serves as a member of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Board Member of the Canadian Association for Practicing Healthcare Ethicists and Canadian Bioethics Society, Chair of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Community of Practice, and is a member on the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee. Her research areas of academic interest pertain largely to health institution and health system ethics with an emphasis on health law and policy.