Autumn M. Fiester, Ph.D.

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Associate 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
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

Weiss E, Fiester A: Response to Open Peer Commentaries on 'From 'Longshot' to 'Fantasy': Obligations to Patients and Families When Last-Ditch Medical Efforts Fail. American Journal of Bioethics 18(4): W8-W9, April 2018.

Weiss E, Fiester A: From "Longshot" to "Fantasy": Obligations to Patients and Families When Last-Ditch Medical Efforts Fail. American Journal of Bioethics 18(1): 3-11, January 2018.

Stites, S., Clapp, J, Gallagher, S, and Fiester, A.: Moving Beyond the Theoretical: Medical Students’ Desire for Practical, Role-Specific Ethics Training AJOB Empirical Research 2018 Notes: In press.

Fiester A: Clinical Ethics Expertise & the Antidote to Provider Values-Imposition. Moral Expertise: An Anthology. Carlin Watson J, Guidry-Grimes K (eds.). Springer Press, In Press 2018.

Fiester A: Mediation Skills in Clinical Practice. AMA Journal of Ethics Podcast December 2016.

Fiester A: Learning the Skills of Conflict De-Escalation for Challenging Ethics Consultations (Oral Presentation). American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting, Washington, DC October 2016.

Fiester A: Conflict Resolution Skills for Ethics Consultants (Oral Presentation). 12th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation, Washington, DC May 2016.

Fiester A: Managing Difficult Patient Interactions: Essential Conflict Resolution Skills for Achieving Professionalism (Oral Presentation). 4th Annual Academy of Professionalism in Health Care Conference, Philadelphia, PA April 2016.

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

Wahlert L, Fiester A, guest editors: Mapping Queer Bioethics: Space, Place, and Locality. The Journal of Homosexuality 63(3), 2016 Notes: Invited special theme issue.

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Last updated: 02/12/2019
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