Jennifer Walter, MD, PhD, MS

Jennifer Walter, MD, PhD, MS

Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS, is an attending physician for the Pediatric Advanced Care Team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Research in Improving Communication between health care providers and families of children with chronic illnesses, Ethics research and consult service
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Internship

Pediatrics - University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Additional Training

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Undergraduate Degree

MS in Health and Healthcare Research - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Degree

PhD in Philosophy - Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2013

Walter JK, B Benneyworth, M Housey, MM Davis. 2013 “Factors Associated with High Quality Communication for Critically-Ill Children” Pediatrics 131 Suppl 1:S90-5. 2011

2011

Walter, JK and Goold, SD. 2011. "Case study. Conjectural Mixed Motives.” Hastings Center Report 41(1):12.

Walter, JK and Goold, SD. 2011. "Reason giving: when public leaders ignore evidence" American Journal of Bioethics 11:12-16.

Books

Walter, Jennifer K and Klein, Eran P. (Eds), 2003. Story of Bioethics: From Seminal Works to Contemporary Explorations. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. 248 pgs.

Posters and Presentations

2011

October, 2011 Conflicting Role Obligations when Soliciting Donations from Grateful Patients--American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities

April, 2011 Relational Autonomy, Motivational Interviewing and Feminist Bioethics--Kennedy Institute of Ethics Georgetown University, Washington, DC