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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 St.
Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-2602
Fax: 215-573-3036
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

Selected Publications

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

Palmor, M. and Fiester, A.: Author Reply to Letter to the Editor re: 'Incidental Findings of Non-Parentage: A Case for Universal Non-Disclosure' Pediatrics 134(1), August 2014.

Palmor, M. and Fiester, A. : Incidental Findings of Nonparentage: A Case for Universal Nondisclosure. Pediatrics 134(1): 163-168, June 2014 Notes: Invited Response to Letter to the Editor re: 'Incidental Findings of Non-Parentage: A Case for Universal Non-Disclosure' Pediatrics 134: 163-8, 2014.

Fiester, A.: The ‘Quality Attestation’ Process and the Risk of the False Positive Hastings Center Report 44(3): 19-22, May 2014.

Fiester, A.: When It Hurts to Ask: Avoiding Moral Injury in Requests to Forgo Treatment. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 93(4): 260-262, March 2014 Notes: epub ahead of print doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e3182a51e0a.

Fiester, A.: Using mediation skills in working with the "difficult" family in rehabilitation. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 21(1-2): 1-6, January 2014.

Fiester, A.: Clinical Ethics Credentialing and the Perilous Cart-Before-the-Horse Problem. American Journal of Bioethics 14(1): 25-6, January 2014.

Bergman, E. and Fiester, A.: Mediation: A Commentary on International Perspectives. The Future of Bioethics, International Dialogues. A. Akabayaski (eds.). Page: 730-734, 2014.

Wahlert, L. and Fiester, A.: Mapping Queer Bioethics: Space, Place, and Locality. The Journal of Homosexuality. Wahlert, L. and Fiester, A. (eds.). 2014 Notes: Under contract, Fall 2014.

Fiester, A.: Bioethics Mediation & the End of Clinical Ethics Consultation as We Know It. Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 15(2): 501-513, Winter 2014.

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Last updated: 11/22/2014
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