Dr. Buchman's program of research explores ethical issues at the intersection of clinical practice and public health. His primary areas of research interest include ethical issues related to chronic pain, substance use, and mental illness. His research draws upon a transdisciplinary toolkit of conceptual and empirical research methods including conceptual bioethics, theory-driven qualitative interviews and focus groups, surveys, and knowledge syntheses.
Buchman, D.Z. & Davis, K. (2018). Pain Neuroethics and Bioethics. Cambridge: Academic Press.
Nutrients. 2019 Mar 27;11(4):
Defining and measuring health equity in research on task shifting in high-income countries: A systematic review.
SSM Popul Health. 2019 Apr;7:100366
Defining and measuring health equity effects in research on task shifting interventions in high-income countries: a systematic review protocol.
BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 01;8(7):e021172
An Ethical Bone to PICC: Considering a Harm Reduction Approach for a Second Valve Replacement for a Person Who Uses Drugs.
Am J Bioeth. 2018 Jan;18(1):79-81
Improving opioid safety practices in primary care: protocol for the development and evaluation of a multifaceted, theory-informed pilot intervention for healthcare providers.
BMJ Open. 2017 Apr 26;7(4):e013244
Commentary on McAuley et al. (2017): Naloxone programs must reduce marginalization and improve access to comprehensive emergency care.
Addiction. 2017 Feb;112(2):309-310
J Bioeth Inq. 2016 Dec 22;:
You Present like a Drug Addict: Patient and Clinician Perspectives on Trust and Trustworthiness in Chronic Pain Management.
Pain Med. 2016 Aug;17(8):1394-406
Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):e683-4
J Med Ethics. 2014 Oct;40(10):673-7
Clinician Investigator, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)
Assistant Professor (Status-Only), Division of Clinical Public Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Member, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto
Associate Member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto