Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD

Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD

University Professorship, Department of Humanities
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Physicians
  • Child Abuse
  • Advance Directives
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Decision Making
  • Neoplasms
  • Software
  • Ethics
  • Terminal Care
  • Medical Errors
  • Health Personnel

Recent Publications


Schubart, JR, Levi, B, Bain, MM, Farace, E & Green, M 2019, 'Advance Care Planning Among Patients With Advanced Cancer' Journal of Oncology Practice, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. e65-e73.
Levi, B, Belser, A, Kapp, K, Verdiglione, N, Mincemoyer, C, Dore, S, Keat, J & Fiene, R 2019, 'Ilookout for child abuse: conceptual and practical considerations in creating an online learning programme to engage learners and promote behaviour change', Early Child Development and Care.
Foy, A, Levi, B, Van Scoy, L, Bucher, A, Dimmock, A & Green, M 2019, 'Patient preference to accept medical treatment is associated with spokesperson agreement' Annals of the American Thoracic Society, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 518-521.
Krawiec, C, Gerard, S, Iriana, S, Berger, R & Levi, B 2019, 'What We Can Learn From Failure: An EHR-Based Child Protection Alert System', Child Maltreatment.


Stewart, RR, Dimmock, AEF, Green, M, Van Scoy, L, Schubart, JR, Yang, C, Farace, E, Bascom, R & Levi, B 2019, 'An Analysis of Recruitment Efficiency for an End-of-Life Advance Care Planning Randomized Controlled Trial' American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 50-54.
Schubart, JR, Reading, JM, Penrod, JL, Stewart, RR, Sampath, R, Lehmann, LS, Levi, B & Green, M 2018, 'Family Caregivers’ Characterization of Conversations Following an ACP Event', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 1161-1167.
Krawiec, C & Levi, B 2018, 'How should clinicians address a parent’s false belief generated by denial or grief about how to care well for a child?', AMA Journal of Ethics, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 1017-1024.


Schubart, JR, Camacho, F, Green, M, Rush, KA & Levi, B 2017, 'Assessing the internal consistency and temporal stability of advance directives generated by an interactive, online computer program', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 67-72.




Schubart, JR, Green, M, Van Scoy, L, Lehman, E, Farace, E, Gusani, NJ & Levi, B 2015, 'Advanced Cancer and End-of-Life Preferences: Curative Intent Surgery Versus Noncurative Intent Treatment', Journal of palliative medicine, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1015-1018.
Dias, M, Boehmer, S, Johnston-Walsh, L & Levi, B 2015, 'Defining 'reasonable medical certainty' in court: What does it mean to medical experts in child abuse cases?', Child Abuse and Neglect, vol. 50, pp. 218-227.
Levi, B, Crowell, K, Walsh, K & Dellasega, C 2015, 'How Childcare Providers Interpret ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ of Child Abuse' Child and Youth Care Forum, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 875-891.
Markham, SA, Levi, B, Green, M & Schubart, JR 2015, 'Use of a computer program for advance care planning with african american participants', Journal of the National Medical Association, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 26-32.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)