(Trainee names are underlined.)


Grundy, Q., Imahori, D., Mahajan, S., Timothy, R., Sud, A., Soklaridis, S., Buchman, D.Z. (2023). Canadian big cannabis companies and the sponsorship of scientific research: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 18(1), e0280110.

de Bie, A.LBuchman, D.Z., (2023). Why neuroethical analyses of invasiveness in psychiatry should engage with mental health service user knowledges and considerations of social in/justice. AJOB Neuroscience, 14(1), 25-28


McCradden, M.D., Hui, K., Buchman, D.Z. Evidence, ethics, and the promise of artificial intelligence in psychiatry. Journal of Medical Ethics. In press.

Buchman, D.Z., Lo, S., Ding, P., Dosani, N., Fazelzad, R., Furlan, A., Isenberg, S., Spithoff, S., Tedesco, A., Zimmermann, C., Lau, J. (2022). Palliative care for people who use drugs during communicable disease epidemics and pandemics: A scoping review on access, policies, and programs and guidelines. Palliative Medicine. In press.

Westermair, A.L., Buchman, D.Z., Levitt, S., Perrar, K.M., Trachsel, M. (2022). Palliative psychiatry in a narrow and broad sense – a concept clarification. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 56(12), 1535-1541.

Sud, A., Strang, M., Buchman, D.Z., Spithoff, S., Upshur, R., Webster, F., Grundy, Q. (2022). How the Suboxone education programme presented as a solution to risks in the Canadian opioid crisis. BMJ Open, 12, e059561.

Lau, J., Ding, P.Q., Lo, S., Furlan, A.D., Isenberg, S.R., Spithoff, S., Tedesco, A., Zimmermann, C., Buchman, D.Z. (2022). Palliative care interventions for people who use substances during communicable disease outbreaks: A scoping review. BMJ Open, 12, e063040.

Khorasheh, T., AbuAyyash, C.B., Mallakin, M., Sellen, K., Corace, J., Pauly, B., Buchman, D., Hamilton, M., Boyce, N., Ng, K., Strike, C., Taha, S., Manson, H., Leece, P. (2022). Supporting community overdose response planning in Ontario, Canada: Findings from a situational assessment. BMC Public Health, 22(1), 1-4.

Sharma, R., Dale, S.A., Wadhawan, S., Anderson, M., Buchman, D.Z. (2022). Identifying the presence of ethics concepts in chronic pain research: A scoping review of neuroscience journals. Neuroethics, 15, 21.

Guta, A., Buchman, D.Z., Schmidt, R.A., Perri, M., and Strike, C. (2022). Trauma-Informed Approaches in Healthcare Ethics Consultation: A Missing Element in Healthcare for People Who Use Drugs during the Overdose Crisis?The American Journal of Bioethics, 22, 5, 68-70.

Chandler, J.A., Van der Loos, K.I., Boehnke, S., Beaudry, J.S, Buchman, D.Z., and Illes, J. (2022). Brain Computer Interfaces and Communication Disabilities: Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects of Decoding Speech From the Brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16, 841035.

Sud, A., Salamanca-Buentello, F., Buchman, D.Z., Sabioni, P., Majid, U. (2022). Beyond Harm-producing versus Harm-reducing: A Qualitative Meta-synthesis on the Perspectives and Experiences of People Who Use Drugs on Buprenorphine Extramedical Use and DiversionJournal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 135, 108651.

Sud, A., Buchman, D.Z., Furlan, A., Selby, P., Spithoff, S.M., Upshur, R.E.G. (2022). Chronic pain and opioid prescribing: Three ways for navigating complexity at the clinical-population health interface. American Journal of Public Health, 112(s1), S56-S65.

Joolaee, S., Ho, A., Serota, K., Hubert, M., Buchman, D.Z. (2022). MAID legalization positive aspects from hospice and palliative care providers’ perspective. Nursing Ethics, 29(1), 231-244.

Sikstrom, L., Maslej, M., Hui, K., Findlay, Z., Buchman, D.Z., Hill, S. (2022). Conceptualizing fairness: Three pillars for medical algorithms and health equity. BMJ Health & Care Informatics. 29, e100459.


Buchman, D.Z., Ding, P., Lo, S., Dosani, N., Fazelzad, R., Furlan, A.D., Isenberg, S.R., Spithoff, S., Tedesco, A. Zimmermann, C., Lau, J. (2021). Palliative care for people who use substances during communicable disease epidemics and pandemics. BMJ Open. 11, e053124.

Furlan, A.D., Deldar, Z., Berezin, L., Clarke, H., Bogden, B.J., Buchman, D.Z. (2021). An analysis of the #CovidPain tween chat during the first wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020. Cureus, 13(10), e18871.

Levitt, S., Buchman, D.Z. (2021). Applying futility in psychiatry: A concept whose time has come. Journal of Medical Ethics, 47, e60.

Greenberg, R., Goldberg, A., Anthony, S., Buchman, D.Z., Delaney, S., Gruben, V., Holdsworth, S., Le Foll, B., Leung, M., Lien, D., Lynch, M-J., Selzner, N., Chandler, J.A., Fortin, M-C. (2021). Ethical and Legal Considerations for Alcohol and Cannabis Use in Solid Organ Listing and Allocation. Transplantation, 105(9), 1957-1964.

Westermair, A.L., Buchman, D.Z., Levitt, S., Trachsel, M. (2021). Palliative psychiatry for severe and enduring anorexia nervosa includes but goes beyond harm reduction. American Journal of Bioethics, 21(10), 60-62. Invited Commentary.

Serota, K., Buchman, D.Z. (2021). Why people living with mental illnesses should have been prioritized earlier for COVID-19 vaccines. University of Toronto Medical Journal, 98(3), 8-11. Invited Commentary.

Chandler, J.A., Van der Loos, K.I., Boehnke, S.E., Beaudry, J.S., Buchman, D.Z., Illes, J. (2021). Building communication neurotechnology for high stakes communication. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 22, 587-588.

Plahouras, J.E., Konstantinou, G., Kaster, T.S., Buchman, D.Z., Foussias, Daskalakis, Z.J., Blumberger, D.M. (2021). Treatment capacity and clinical outcomes for patients with schizophrenia who were treated with electroconvulsive therapy: A retrospective cohort study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 47(2), 424-432.

Soklaridis S, Cooper RB, de Bie A. (2021) “Time is a great teacher but unfortunately it kills all its pupils”: Insights from psychiatric service user engagement. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 41(4), 263-267.

Ashcroft R, Menear M, Greenblatt A, Silveira J, Dahrouge S, Sunderji N, Emode M, Booton J, Muchenje M, Cooper RB, Haughton A, McKenzie K. (May 2021). Patient perspectives on quality of care for depression and anxiety in primary health care teams: A qualitative study. Health Expectations, 24(4), 1168-1177.

Mahajan, S., Meyer, S.B., Neiterman, E. (2021). Identifying the impact of social networks on mental and emotional health seeking behaviours amongst women who are refugees from Syria living in Canada. Global Public Health. 

Aboueid, S., Meyer, S.B., Wallace, J.R., Mahajan, S., Nur, T., Chaurasia, A. (2021). Use of symptom checkers for COVID-19-related symptoms among university students: a qualitative study. BMJ Innovations

Ho, A., Norman, J., Joolaee, S.,Serota, K., Twells, L., & William, L. (2021). How does medical assistance in dying affect end-of-life care planning discussions? Experiences of Canadian multidisciplinary palliative care providersPalliative Care and Social Practice, 15, 1-14.

Serota, K. (2021). Quilting resistance to the Sleep Industrial Complex: A narrative account of sleeplessness. Art/ Research International: A Transdisciplinary Journal, 6(2), 468-477.


Serota, K., Bannerman, E.G., Hong, R., Buchman, D.Z. (2020). News Media Representations of Responsibility for Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Requiring Liver Transplantation. Canadian Journal of Bioethics, 3(3), 61-75.

Plahouras, J.E., Mehta, S., Buchman, D.Z, Foussias, G., Daskalakis, Z.J, Blumberger, D.M. (2020) Experiences with legally mandated treatment in patients with schizophrenia: a systematic review of qualitative studies. European Psychiatry, 63(1), e39.

Bell, J.A.H., Schmilovich, Z., Buchman, D.Z., Escaf, M., Costello, J., & Messner, H.A. (2020). First ready, first to go: Ethical priority-setting of allogenic stem cell transplant at a major cancer centre. Healthcare Policy, 15(3), 102-115.

Leece, P., Shantharam, Y., Hassam, S., Buchman, D.Z., Hamilton, M., Persaud, N. … Furlan, A.D. (2020). Improving opioid guideline adherence: Evaluation of a multifaceted, theory-informed pilot intervention for family physicians. BMJ Open, 10, e032167.

Hui K, Cooper RB, Zaheer J. (2020). Engaging patients and families in the ethics of involuntary psychiatric care. American Journal of Bioethics, 20(6), 82-84.

Cooper RB. (2020). Complicated gratitude: A letter to my mother’s physician. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 192(4), E97-E98. 


McCradden, M.D., Vasileva, D., Orchanian-Cheff, A., Buchman, D.Z. (2019). Ambiguous identities of drugs and people: A scoping review of opioid-related stigma. International Journal of Drug Policy, 74, 205-215.

Buchman, D.Z. (2019). The ethics of opioids: A bioethicist’s harrowing encounter with prescription painkillers highlights systemic healthcare problems. A review of: In Pain, by Travis N. Rieder. Science, 365(6450), p.228.

Notini, L., Vasileva, D., Orchanian-Cheff, A., Buchman, D.Z. (2019). Ethical issues associated with solid organ transplantation and substance use. A scoping review. Monash Bioethics Review, 37(3), 111-135.

Buchman, D.Z., Wadhawan, S. (2019). A global vision for neuroethics needs more social justice: Brain imaging, chronic pain, and population health inequalities. American Journal of Bioethics-Neuroscience, 10(3), 130-132.

Downar, J., Shemie, S.D., Gillrie, C., Fortin, M-C., Appleby, A., Buchman, D.Z., Shoesmith, C., Goldberg, A., Gruben, V., Lalani, J., Ysbaert, D., Wilson, L., Sharpe, M.D. (2019). Deceased organ and tissue donation after medical assistance in dying and other conscious and competent donors: Guidance for policy. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 191(22), E604-E613.

Wynn, Y., Spithoff, S., Buchman, D.Z. (2019). Cannabis legislation provides an opportunity to strengthen a primary are approach to substance use counselling. Canadian Family Physician, 65, 777-779.

Cassin, S.E., Buchman, D.Z., Leung, S., Kantarovich, K., Hawa, A., Carter, A., Sockalingam, S. (2019). Ethical, stigma, and policy implications of food addiction: A scoping review. Nutrients, 11, 710.

Orkin, A.M., McArthur, A., Venugopal, J., Kithulegoda, N., Martinuk, A., Buchman, D.Z., Kouyoumdjian, F., Rachlis, B., Strike, C., & Upshur, R. (2019). Defining and measuring health equity effects in research on task shifting interventions in high-income countries: A systematic review. Social Science and Medicine: Population Health, 7. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100366.

Soklaridis S, de Bie A, Cooper RB, McCullough K, McGovern B, Beder M, Bellisimo G, Gordon T, Berkhout S, Fefergrad M, Johnson A, Kalocsai C, Kidd S, McNaughton N, Ringsted C, Wiljer D, Agrawal S. (December 2019). Co-producing Psychiatric Education with Service User Educators: A Collective Autobiographical Case Study of the Meaning, Ethics, and Importance of Payment. Academic Psychiatry, 44, 159-167.

Mahajan, S., Meyer, S.B. (2019). Social and structural factors that influence refugee women’s use of mental health care services in Canada: a narrative review. Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 4(3), 345-358.


Buchman, D.Z., & Davis, K. (Eds.). (2018). Pain Neuroethics and Bioethics. Cambridge: Elsevier/Academic Press.

Davis, K.D., & Buchman, D.Z. (2018). Introduction to pain neuroethics and bioethics. In, D.Z. Buchman & K.D. Davis (Eds). Pain neuroethics and bioethics (pp.1-10). Cambridge: Elsevier/Academic Press.

Kofi, S.L., Sud, A., & Buchman, D.Z. (2018). Ethics at the intersection of chronic pain and substance use. In, D.Z. Buchman & K.D. Davis (Eds). Pain neuroethics and bioethics (pp.127-150). Cambridge: Elsevier/Academic Press.

Buchman, D.Z., Lynch, M-J. (2018). An ethical bone to PICC: Considering a harm reduction approach for a second valve replacement for a person who uses drugs. American Journal of Bioethics 18(1), 79-81. Invited Commentary.

Orkin, A.M., McArthur, A., McDonald, A., Mew, E., Martinuk, A., Buchman, D.Z., Kouyoumdjian, F., Rachlis, B., Strike, C., & Upshur, R. (2018). Defining and measuring health equity effects in research on task shifting interventions in high-income countries: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 8, e021172.

Yazdani, S., Buchman, D.Z., Wright, L., Chandler, J.A. (2018). Organ donation and medical assistance in dying: Ethical and legal issues facing Canada. McGill Journal of Law and Health, 11(2), 59-85.

Buchman, D.Z., Orkin, A.M., Strike, C.J., Upshur, R.E.G. (2018). Overdose education and naloxone distribution programs and the ethics of task-shifting. Public Health Ethics, 11(2), 151-164.


Buchman, D.Z., Leece, P.N., Orkin, A.M. The epidemic as stigma: The bioethics of opioids. (2017). Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 45(4), 607-620.

Weiss, M.J., Hornby, L., Rochwerg, B., van Manen, M., Dhanani, S., Sivarajan, V.B., Appleby, A., Bennett, M., Buchman, D., … Shemie, S. (2017). Canadian guidelines for controlled pediatric donation after circulatory determination of death—summary report. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 18(11), 1035-1046.

Leece, P.N., Buchman, D.Z., Hamilton, M., Timmins, C., Shantharam, Y., Moore, J., Furlan, A. (2017). Improving opioid safety practices in primary care:  protocol for the development and evaluation of a multi-faceted, theory-informed pilot intervention for health care providers. BMJ Open, 7, e013244.

 Buchman, D.Z., Ho, A., Goldberg, D. S. (2017). Investigating trust, expertise, and epistemic injustice in chronic pain. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 14(1), 31-42.

Fortin, M.C., Buchman, D.Z., Wright, L., Chandler, J., Delany, S., Fairhead, T., … Humar, A. (2017). Public solicitation of anonymous organ donors: A position paper by the Canadian Society of Transplantation. Transplantation, 101(1), 17-20.

Heesters, A.M., Buchman, D.Z., Anstey, K., Bell, J.A.H., Russell, B.J., Wright, L. (2017). Power of attorney for research: The need for a clear legal mechanism. Public Health Ethics, 10(1), 100-104.


Buchman, D.Z. (2020). Ethical decision-making and mass casualty incidents. Hospital News, January:

Buchman, D.Z. (2019). Ethical issues in chronic pain management, treatment and research. Hospital News, May:

Buchman, D.Z. (2018). Ethics and the stigma of mental illness and addiction. Hospital News, October 28:

Serota, K., & Buchman, D.Z. (2017). The opioid epidemic is an epidemic of stigma. Blog post on Impact Ethics: