Linda Breslin, DPS, RN
Assistant Professor and Clinical Ethics Consultant, Alden March Bioethics Institute
Breslin began her career at Albany Medical Center in 1997 as a float pool nurse. She graduated from SUNY IT with a BSN and later earned her master’s and Doctorate in Bioethics from the Alden March Bioethics Institute. She is a member of the Ethics Consultation Service and the Ethics Review Committee. She also sits on the Complex Case Review Committee, collaborating with continuum of care providers to identify and remove barriers to facilitate the discharge of complex patients to the next, most appropriate level of care. She is the program coordinator and co-facilitator of the Schwartz Rounds Committee, an initiative that provides all hospital staff with a forum to discuss experiences encountered in the care of patients.
Her research interests concern issues that arise in clinical ethics such as discharge planning, coordination of care within the hospital, and health care decision-making including advance directives and staff moral distress.