Pamela Khan RN, MSc(A)

Professor Emerita

Pamela Khan has taught in a diverse range of subject areas, including health policy, health systems, ethics and mental health. She is the recipient of a U of T Nursing Betty Burcher Mentoring Award for her outstanding contributions to enhancing both the student and faculty experience.

Her current areas of interest include mental health care, mental health law, diversity, equity and social justice, and ethics. Khan was the co-editor of the third edition of Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics.

  • 1973 – MSc(A), McGill University, Montreal

  • 1970 – BN, McGill University, Montreal

  • 1967 – Diploma in Nursing, Montreal General Hospital School of Nursing

Pamela Khan’s PubMed link is available here.


Yeo, M., Moorhouse, A., Khan, P. & Rodney, P. (Eds). 2020. Concepts and cases in nursing ethics. (4th ed) Peterborough: Broadview.


Gallop, R., McCay, E., Guha, M., Khan, P. 1999. The experience of hospitalization and restraint for women with a history of childhood sexual abuse. Health Care for Women International. 20, 401-16.

Graydon, J., Kasta, W. and Khan, P. 1994. Verbal and physical abuse of nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration. 7(4), 70-74.

Kleinman, I. and Khan, P. Treatment futility: A potentially useful concept. Humane Medicine10(2), 108-113.

Advance Directives Seminar Group, Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 1992. Advance Directives: Are they an advance? Canadian Medical Association Journal. 146(2), 127-134.

Mound, B., Gyulay, R., Khan, P., and Goering, P. The expanded role of case managers. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. 29(6), 18-22.

Khan, P. Implications for nursing practice of recent changes in the Ontario Mental Health Act Health Law in Canada. 9 (1).