Janice Firn, PhD, MSW

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Dr. Firn received her BS from Michigan State University, MSW from the University of Michigan, and PhD from Lancaster University. Janice is a clinical ethicist with the Program for Clinical Ethics, a collaborative effort between the Center for Bioethics in Social Sciences and Medicine (CBSSM) and the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). As a clinical ethicist she responds to ethics consultation requests, and participates in preventative ethics rounds, and education and research initiatives.  She is also a member of the adult palliative care consultation team at UMHS. Her research and education interests include ethics, advancing clinical practice through research, palliative care, healthcare policy, clinical skills mentorship, and interprofessional collaboration