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

Tom Curran

Tom Curran, MD is an Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Humanities. Dr. Curran joined the Center in 2008. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University.

Dr. Curran teaches in several venues at SUNY Upstate. His courses include Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Medicine (ELSIM), Bioethics at the Bedside, Health Care Ethics, and is the course director for Clinical Bioethics in the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate. His research interests include neonatal ethics and medical student education.

Dr. Curran is active in the community, serving as Physician Chair of the Crouse Hospital Ethics Council, a member of the Crouse Pediatric Quality Improvement Council, and member of the Crouse Hospital Foundation Board. He is also a fellow of the American Academy for Pediatrics, section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Dr. Curran may be reached by phoning 315.464.8457 or by email at

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