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Autumn M. Fiester, Ph.D.

Autumn M. Fiester, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
14th Floor, Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-2602
Fax: 215-573-3036
Education:
B.A. (Political and Social Theory)
Bucknell University, 1988.
A.M. (Sociology)
Harvard University, 1993.
M.A. (Philosophy)
Bucknell University, 1995.
Ph.D. (Philosophy)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Ethics
Conflict Resolution
Bioethics Education

Selected Publications

Fiester, A.: Clinical Ethics Experts & the Short Step to Hubris. Moral Expertise: An Anthology. Carlin Watson, J. and Guidry-Grimes, K. (eds.). Springer Press, 2017 Notes: In press.

Bergman, E. and Fiester, A.: Mediation. Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Henk ten Have (eds.). Springer Press, 2016.

Al-Nakshabandi, K. and Fiester, A.: Creating Religiously Compliant Milk Banks in the Muslim World. Pediatrics and International Child Health 36(1): 4-6, 2016.

Fiester, A.: Mediation vs. Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Critical Dialogue. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting, Houston, TX October 2015.

Fiester, A.: Weaponizing Principles: Clinical Ethics Consultations & the Plight of the Morally Vulnerable. Bioethics 29(5): 309-315, June 2015.

Fiester, A.: Using a Bioethics Positions Inventory in Clinical Ethics Education. 11th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, New York May 2015.

Fiester, A.: What Mediators Can Teach Physicians about Managing 'Difficult' Patients. American Journal of Medicine 128(3): 215-216, March 2015 Notes: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.09.017.

Fiester, A.: Neglected Ends in Healthcare Ethics Consultation: Bioethics Mediation & the Prospects for Closure. American Journal of Bioethics 15(1): 29-36, January 2015.

Al-Nakshabandi, K., and Fiester, A.: A Worrisome Misappropriation of 'Mukallaf' in Life-Sustaining Treatment. American Journal of Bioethics 15(1): 25-27, January 2015.

Fiester, A.: Response to Open Peer Commentaries on 'Neglected Ends in Healthcare Ethics Consultation: Bioethics Mediation & the Prospects for Closure' American Journal of Bioethics 15(1): W9-W10, January 2015.

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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