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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
3401 Market Street, Suite 320
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

Bioethics Education
Clinical Ethics
Mediation

Selected Publications

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.

Bergman, E. and Fiester, A.: Mediation. Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Henk ten Have (eds.). Springer Press, 2015 Notes: In press.

Fiester, A.: Teaching Non-Authoritarian Clinical Ethics: Using an Inventory of Bioethical Positions. Hastings Center Report 45(2): 20-26, 2015.

Weinstein, M., Overby, K., and Fiester, A.: Addressing the Consent Issues of Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death. American Journal of Bioethics 15(7), 2015 Notes: in press.

Insogna, I. and Fiester, A.: Sterilization-as-Last-Resort in Women with Intellectual Disabilities: Protection or Disservice? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 212(1): 34-36, 2015.

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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