Cheryl Cline

Cheryl Cline

Associate Professor, Director, Faculty of Health Sciences Office of Bioethics and Ethics Lead, Undergraduate Medicine Program

Health Sciences, Philosophy

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  • BAH, University of Toronto
  • MA, University of Toronto
  • MSc, University of Edinburgh (in progress)
  • PhD, University of Toronto

Bioethics, Political Philosophy, Environmental Ethics


Dr. Cline is a philosopher with extensive work experience in the healthcare sector. After completing hospital internships in the Toronto and Hamilton areas, she worked as the clinical ethicist at Kingston General Hospital for 7 years, providing ethics consultation and continuing education to patients, families and healthcare professionals working in a wide variety of roles.  Dr. Cline currently teaches medical students at Queen’s. She has also held numerous curriculum leadership roles in the Undergraduate Medicine Program. Prior to coming to Queen’s, Dr. Cline taught philosophy at the University of Toronto where she received awards and commendations for her teaching in bioethics, environmental ethics and English as a second language. She is also a former Director of U of T’s Teaching Assistant Training Program in their Centre for Teaching and Learning.