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Jay M. Brenner

Jay M. Brenner, MDDr. Brenner is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He received his B.A. in Bioethics and M.D. from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He serves as the Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Upstate University Hospital Community Campus. He is a core faculty member in the emergency medicine residency. His emergency medicine research interest is the use of reduced-lead electroencephalography in the diagnosis of non-convulsive seizures. He is a member of the Ethics Consultation Service covering Crouse Hospital and both campuses of University Hospital. He teaches as a lecturer and small group instructor in the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Medicine (ELSIM) course for first-year medical students, as a small group instructor in the Clinical Bioethics course for third-year medical students, and as a small group instructor for the Health Care Ethics course for health care professional students. His bioethics research interests include ethical issues in emergency medicine, the duty to treat, discharging against medical advice, reporting impaired drivers, cross-cultural care, simulation based bioethics learning, preventing gun violence, the difficult patient, and providing appropriate interpreter services.

Dr. Brenner can be reached by email at brennerj@upstate.edu.