Hy Bloom

Hy Bloom

Hy Bloom, LLB, MD, FRCP(C) is a forensic psychiatrist and lawyer who assesses individuals who have mental illnesses and outstanding criminal charges. He is a founding member of the PSILEX Group, Consultants in Behavioural Sciences and the Law. He is also a part-time staff member in the Complex Mental Illness/Forensic Services Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and adjunct faculty at University of Toronto’s Law Faculty. Dr Bloom is both an alternate chairperson and psychiatric member of both the Ontario and Nunavut review boards. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1980. He has published on a number of topics in psychiatry and the law.