Chief, Division of Clinical Ethics
Division of Clinical Ethics
Major interests focus on enhancement of and access to ethical care. Collaborating with faculty from the UT College of Nursing, Dr. Mendola is investigating ethical and cultural issues in access to concurrent care (i.e. hospice care concurrent with life-prolonging measures) for pediatric patients at end-of-life.
MA in Philosophy, concentration in Medical Ethics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD in Philosophy, concentration in Medical Ethics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
Financial decision-making capacity and patient-centered discharge. Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2020 Summer;31(2):178-183.
Stone W, Mixer SJ, Mendola A.
Culturally acceptable advance care planning and advance directives for persons experiencing homelessness. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 2019 Oct;21(5):350-357. Epub 2019 Mar 5.
Mendola AM. What part of "No" don't you understand? Presented at The International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation; 2018 Jun 21-23; Oxford, UK.
Mendola AM, Jurchak, M. Building moral community using ethics case rounds. Presented at Academy for Professionalism in Health Care; 2018 Apr 26-28; Baltimore, MD.
Mendola AM. Advance care planning for mental health. Presented at National Alliance on Mental Illness - Tennessee Convention; 2016 Sep 29-30; Nashville, TN.Top
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