Center for Bioethics and Humanities 618 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 464-5404

Jay M. Brenner, MD

brenner_webcopy.jpgDr. Brenner is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Humanities. He reeived his B.A. in Bioethics and M.D. from The George Washington University. He serves as the Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. He is currently training to become a member of the Ethics Consultation service. He teaches as a Small Group instructor in the Bioethics at the Bedside course and as a lecturer and Small Group instructor in the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Medicine course (ELSIM). His bioethics and humanities research interests include, but are not limited to, ethical issues in emergency medicine such as EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act), discharging against medical advice, psychiatric commitment laws, impaired driver reporting, bioethics in film, preventing gun violence, and providing interpreter services.

Dr. Brenner can be reached by telephone at (315) 464-8458 or by email

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Open Faculty Position in Bioethics and Social Activism

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Submissions accepted annually September 1 through May 1.