Jennifer Walter, MD, PhD, MS

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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2716 South Street, Room 11171
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-7466
Fax: 267-426-0380
BA (Philosophy)
Loyola University Chicago, 1998.
PhD (Philosophy (Specialization in Ethics))
Georgetown University , 2005.
Georgetown University , 2007.
MS (Health and Health Care Research)
University of Michigan, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Connie M. Ulrich, Emily E. Anderson & Jennifer K. Walter: COVID-19: Advancing Empirical Bioethics Research. AJOB Empirical Bioethics 11(3): 145-7, July 2020.

Nathanson P, Walter JK, McKlindon D, Feudtner C: "Relational, Emotional, and Pragmatic Attributes of Ethics Consultations at a Children’s Hospital: A Six Year Case Series Study of 245 Consultations" Pediatric Academic Society Philadelphia, PA May 2020 Notes: platform.

Walter J, Schall TE, Xiao R, DeWitt A, Feudtner C: Parental satisfaction with communication in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit is associated with parental anxiety and education. Pediatrics May 2020 Notes: platform presentation cancelled due to national emergency.

Walter JK, Schall TE, Xiao R, DeWitt AG, Feudtner C: Parental Satisfaction with Communication in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is Associated with Parental Anxiety and Education. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine State of the Science Meeting San Diego, CA March 2020 Notes: poster cancelled due to national emergency.

Trowbridge A, Bamat T, Griffis H, McConathey E, Feudtner C, Walter JK: Pediatric Resident Experience Caring for Children at the End of Life in a Children’s Hospital. Academic Pediatrics 20(1): 81-88, Feb 2020.

Hill D, Walter JK, Szymczak J, Feudtner C : “Seven Types of Uncertainty when Clinicians Care for Patients with Serious Illness” Journal Pain and Symptom Management 59(1): 86-9, Jan 2020.

Campbell S, Nyholm S, Walter JK: Disability and the Goods of Life. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy Page: In press, 2020.

Walter, JK, Hill DL, DiDomenico C, Parikh S, Feudtner C: A Conceptual Model of Barriers and Facilitators to Primary Clinical Teams Requesting Pediatric Palliative Care Consultation Based Upon a Narrative Review BMC Palliative Care 18(1): 116, Dec 2019.

Madrigal VN; Walter JK; : “Pediatric Chronic Critical Illness: Let us focus on the big picture.” Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 20(12): 1206-7, Dec 2019.

J Walter: “Parental satisfaction with communication in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit is associated with parental anxiety and education” American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Philadelphia, PA November 2019 Notes: poster.

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