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Janice I. Firn

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences

Janice I. Firn

Dr. Firn has a BS from Michigan State University, MSW from the University of Michigan, and PhD from Lancaster University (UK). Janice is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS), Division of Professional Education. Before DLHS, Janice worked in oncology and palliative care at Michigan Medicine. She is also part of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM), and serves as a Clinical Ethicist for the Clinical Ethics Service. Janice responds to ethics consultation requests, facilitates preventive ethics rounds, participates in interprofessional ethics education at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional level across the medical and academic campuses, and is involved in a number of related research and quality improvement/quality assurance initiatives.

Research Interests/Focus

Bioethics; Clinician Self-Care, Burnout, and Resilience; Palliative and End of Life Care; Interprofessional Education, Training, and Collaboration; Methods of Qualitative Research.


Year Degree   School
2004 MSW IP & Management, Health University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2001 BS Michigan State University, East Lansing
PhD Lancaster University
No courses found for Janice I. Firn in the Fall 2021 term.

Past Term Courses

Fall 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW705 001 Ethical Dilemmas in Health for Social Work and Other Health Professions View Course

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