Leslie Breitner

Senior Faculty Lecturer; IMHL Academic Director; GCHM Academic Co-Director; MOOC Co-Creator,
Leslie Breitner
Contact Information
+1 514 398 3430
+1 760 902 9301
Email address: 
leslie.breitner [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
leslie.breitner [at] gmail.com

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Room 640A
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5


D.B.A., Doctor of Business Administration, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
MBA, Simmons College, Boston Massachusetts, USA
BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Health Care
Office hours: 

By Appointment




Financial Management, Nonprofit and Health Care Organizations



Areas of expertise: 


Curriculum vitae: 
CAS Professoriate
Research areas: 
Health Management
Performance Measurement
Graduate supervision: 


Taught previously at: 

Univeristy of Washington, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, Seattle, Washington, USA

Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Selected publications: 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Pearlman, Leslie K. and David W. Young "Managing the Stages of Group Practice Cost Accounting", CPA Health Niche Advisor, August, 1993.
Young, David W. and Leslie Pearlman, "Managing the Stages of Hospital Cost Accounting", Health Care Financial Management Journal, April 1993.
Young, David W. and Leslie Pearlman, "Management Accounting in Hospitals: Lessons from Manufacturing", in Diagnosis Related Groups in Europe: Uses and Perspectives, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 1993.

Books and Edited Volumes

Breitner, Leslie K. and the late Robert N. Anthony, Essentials of Accounting, 11th Edition and Essentials of Accounting Review, Prentice Hall, 2013.
Breitner, Leslie K. and the late Robert N. Anthony, Core Concepts of Accounting, Prentice Hall, 2013.
Anthony, Robert N. and Leslie K. Breitner, Essentials of Accounting, 7th–10th Editions, and Essentials of Accounting: The Review (formerly Core Concepts in Accounting) Prentice Hall, 2002-2011.
(Adaptation to on-line, interactive program, with Robert N. Anthony), Teach Yourself Essentials of Accounting, CD-ROM version of the book with the same name, Ivy Software Company, 1998.
(Adaptation to software, with Robert N. Anthony), Teach Yourself Essentials of Accounting, the software version of the book with the same name, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1995.
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 


2005: Teacher of the Year, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington

2004: Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington

1992: Doctoral Dissertation Grant, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Agency for Health Care Policy Research, Washington, D.C.

1976: Simmons College Graduate School of Management, Beekhuis Prize for graduating first in M.B.A. class


1993: Ph.D. Dissertation Workshop Fellow, Northeast Regional Section of the American Accounting Association, Providence, Rhode Island

1991: Doctoral Consortium Fellow, American Accounting Association Annual Doctoral Consortium, Lake Tahoe, California


2009-2010: Unicef Budget and Fiscal Analysis Training – Co-PI - Project Enhancing Social Protection and Inclusion of Children in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Capacity Develop to Strengthen Fiscal Planning for Children’s Services

2009: Azerbaijan Needs Assessment for Executive Education - In-country needs assessment for the development of an executive education program focused on public management

2009: Regional Transportation Funding Project - Central Puget Sound Region Transportation Finance Study

2008-2009: Afghan Scholars Training Program - Training program at the University of Washington for two cohorts of MPA students from Kabul University

2006-2008: South Carolina Institute, State Budget and Control Board - Consulting teaching/training in public and financial management

2006-2007: FEMA







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