Michael SzegoMichael Szego, PhD, MHSc
Director and Clinical Ethicist, Centre for Clinical Ethics

Email: michael.szego@utoronto.ca email


Dr. Szego is currently the Director and Clinical Ethicist with the Centre for Clinical Ethics (a joint venture of St. Michael's Hospital, St. Joseph's Health Centre and Providence Healthcare) and a research ethics consultant at the University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine. Prior to joining the Centre for Clinical Ethics, he completed an academic fellowship in clinical and organizational ethics at the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics and was a senior ethics fellow at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Michael earned both a Master of Health Science in Bioethics and a Doctorate in Molecular Genetics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from McGill University.


He currently co-directs the independent studies course in the MHSc in Bioethics program and lectures widely on topics related to clinical and research ethics, with an emphasis on ethical issues in genetics.