Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS

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

Contact information
2716 South Street, Room 11171
Philadelphia, PA 19146
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

Walter JK, Schall TE, DeWitt AG, Arnold RM, Feudtner C: “If I Could Just Chime in Here”: Communication Patterns of Interprofessional Team Meetings in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Chicago, IL Sep 2017.

Walter JK: Interprofessional Team Meetings in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition Sep 2017.

Cruz-Oliver DM, Bernacki R, Cooper Z, Grudzen C, Izumi S, Lafond D, Lam D, LeBlanc TW, Tjia J, Walter JK: The Cambia Sojourns Scholars Leadership Program: Conversations with Emerging Leaders in Palliative Care. J Palliat Med 20(8): 804-12, Aug 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 May 19.

Odeniyi F, Nathanson PG, Schall TE, Walter JK: Communication Challenges of Oncologists and Intensivists Caring for Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Qualitative Study. J Pain Symptom Manage Aug 11 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Sachs EJ, Walter JK, DeWitt A, Feudtner C, Arnold R: Interprofessional Teamwork for Family Meetings in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Academic Societies 2017 Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Walter JK, Sachs E, DeWitt A, Arnold R, Feudtner C: Interprofessional Teamwork When Meeting With A Family In The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2017 Annual Assembly, Boston, MA Mar 2017.

Doupnik SK, Walter JK: Collaboration is Key to Improving Hospital Care for Patients with Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity. Hosp Pediatr 6(12): 760-762, Dec 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Nov 17.

McKlindon D, Jacobson JA, Nathanson P, Walter JK, Lantos JD, Feudtner C: Ethics Rounds: In the Eye of a Social Media Storm. Pediatrics 138(3), Sep 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Walter JK, Nestor K, Feudtner C: Parental Perspectives on Goals of Care Discussions with the Healthcare Team for Their Child With Cancer. Psychooncology 25(8): 990-3, Aug 2016 Notes: Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Kidszun A, Linebarger J, Walter JK, Paul NW, Fruth A, Mildenberger E, Lantos JD: What If the Prenatal Diagnosis of a Lethal Anomaly Turns Out to Be Wrong? Pediatrics 137(5), May 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Apr 1.

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