Ian Mitchell is currently a professor of paediatrics at the University of Calgary, the director of the Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship in the Cumming School of Medicine and a paediatric respirologist with the Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Ian has had a variety of administrative positions both at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, including vice-president medical services, and at the University of Calgary, including director of the Office of Medical Bioethics. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has made many research presentations. Ian has edited or co-authored several books.
Ian is active in bioethics education, is a member of national bioethics committees and has received many teaching awards. Ian has been honoured by the Faculty Association of University of Calgary with its Community Service Award (2011) and has received national lifetime achievement awards in both respirology and bioethics.