Franco Carnevale

Franco Carnevale, RN, PhD

680 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2M7
Office: 1836
franco.carnevale [at]

Dr. Carnevale is an Assistant Director at the Ingram School of Nursing (Master’s Program Director). His academic appointments include: Professor at the Ingram School of Nursing, Associate Member in the Faculty of Medicine (Pediatrics), Adjunct Professor in Counselling Psychology, and Affiliate Member of the Biomedical Ethics Unit, all at McGill University. Dr Carnevale is Chair of the Pediatric Ethics Committee and Associate Member of Pediatric Critical Care at the Montreal Children's Hospital-McGill University Health Centre, as well as Clinical Ethics Consultant at Le Phare, Enfants et Familles (pediatric hospice and respite care). He is licensed as a nurse and a psychologist.

Dr. Carnevale's principal areas of research include: pediatric ethics, the experience of critically ill children and their families, and childhood disability.

Education History:

  • 2013 PhD Philosophy (Moral philosophy/ethics), Université Laval/Université de Sherbrooke
  • 2004 MA Philosophy of Science/Epistemology, Université de Sherbrooke
  • 1997 MSc Bioethics, McGill University
  • 1994 PhD Counselling Psychology, McGill University
  • 1986 MEd Educational & Counselling Psychology, McGill University
  • 1983 MScA Nursing, McGill University
  • 1978 BScN Nursing, McGill University

Additional Studies:

  • 2003-2004 Fellowship in Medical Anthropology, Université de Montréal
  • 2000-2001 Health Teaching Scholar, Medicine, McGill University
  • 1995 Graduate studies in Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University
  • 1994-1995 Graduate Studies in Health Law, Université de Sherbrooke
  • 1994 Summer studies in Moral Philosophy, Oxford University