Aaron Kheriaty, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Bioethics Program at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine, where he also serves as chairman of the clinical ethics committee at UCI Health. Dr. Kheriaty graduated from the University of Notre Dame in philosophy and pre-medical sciences, earned his MD degree from Georgetown University, and completed residency training in psychiatry at UC Irvine.
Dr. Kheriaty has authored books and articles for professional and lay audiences on bioethics, social science, psychiatry, and religion. His work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and First Things, and he has conducted print, radio, and television interviews on bioethics topics with The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, and NPR. On matters of public policy and healthcare he has been invited to address the California Medical Association, the UC Center in Sacramento, the Sacramento Press Club, and has testified before the California Senate Health Committee. He is Senior Fellow and Director of the Program in Health and Human Flourishing at the Zephyr Institute in Palo Alto, CA, and Scholar at the Paul Ramsey Institute in San Francisco, CA.