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Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS

Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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3535 Market St 15th floor, Room 1571
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7466
Fax: 267-426-0380
BA (Philosophy)
Loyola University Chicago, 1998.
PhD (Philosophy Dissertation: Achieving Mutually Respectful Public Discourse: A Normative Model)
Georgetown University , 2005.
Georgetown University , 2007.
MS (Health and Health Care Research)
University of Michigan, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Jennifer K Walter: Communication Challenges of Providers Caring for Oncology Patients. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine March 2014.

Walter, JK and LF Ross: Relational Autonomy: Moving Beyond the Limits of Isolated Individualism. Pediatrics 133(S16), 2014.

Jennifer K Walter : From Great Intentions to Great Implementation: standardizing best practices for family meetings—Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care. Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care 2014.

Jennifer K Walter, Folasade Odeniyi, Chris Feudtner: Parental Preferences for Shared Decision-making in Children With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatric Academic Society 2014.

Walter JK, Hoehn S, Feudtner C: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Hospital Practice. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2nd Edition. Zaoutis LB and Chiang VW (eds.). Mosby, 2014.

Hill DL, Miller V, Walter JK, Carroll KW, Morrison WE, Munson D, Kang T, Hinds PS, Feudtner C: Regoaling: A conceptual model of how parents of children with serious illness change medical care goals. BMC Palliative Care 13: 9, 2014.

Walter, JK and K Nestor: Ethical Communication for Decision-Making about Children with Cancer. American Society of Bioethics and Humanities October 2013.

Walter JK, Biblow-Leone R, Kratchman A, McKlindon D: Trans-Discipline Collaboration as the Key to Better Family Meetings. Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care October 2013.

Jennifer K Walter: Parents’ Expectations of Communication between Physicians and Parents. American Society of Bioethics and Humanities October 2013.

Walter Jennifer K, Benneyworth Brian D, Housey Michelle, Davis Matthew M: Factors associated with high-quality communication for critically ill children. Pediatrics 131 Suppl 1: S90-5, Mar 2013.

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