Dr. Abraham (Rami) Rudnick

Dr. Abraham (Rami) Rudnick is a certified psychiatrist and a PhD-trained philosopher, harudnick@hotmail.com. At the University of British Columbia he’s an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Island Medical Program and an Associate Member of the Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics. He’s the Medical Director of the Mental Health and Substance Use Services and the Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Vancouver Island Health Authority. A Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner and a Canadian Certified Physician Executive, he’s staff psychiatrist at the Victoria Mental Health Centre in Victoria, British Columbia. A member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, he’s the founder of the Canadian Unit of the International Network of a UNESCO Chair in Bioethics. He’s led research and professional and public education in psychiatric rehabilitation in Canada, the United States and elsewhere