Stephen Wear, Ph.D. is Associate Professor Emeritus and founding
former co-Director of the Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities
in Health Care at the University at Buffalo. He is the ethics
officer at the Buffalo VA Medical Center where he leads the
IntegratedEthics program. He had been responsible for the
stewardship of the Patrick and Edna Romanell Fund for Bioethics
Pedagogy since its inception.
Wear's research interests span the range of clinical ethics, but is particularly focused on informed consent. He is the author of many articles and book chapters on various topics as well as a book on informed consent. He has been the primary source for medical ethics education at the University at Buffalo for more than three decades.