Ethics Talk: Rethinking So-Called “Difficult” Patients - An Interview with Dr. Autumn Fiester


This month, AMA Journal of Ethics theme editor James Aluri, a third-year medical student at Johns Hopkins University, interviewed Dr. Autumn Fiester, PhD, about strategies for defusing “difficult” patient-clinician relationships. Dr. Fiester is assistant chair for education and training in the Division of Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.