Jaime Konerman-Sease

Clinical Ethics Adjunct Professor

Expertise: Clinical ethics, Disability Bioethics, Religious Bioethics, Narrative Bioethics, Medicine and Literature

Jaime Konerman-Sease

United States

Jaime Konerman-Sease is a Clinical Ethics Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics. She is a member of the team at the Center for Bioethics that provides clinical ethics services for the MHealth Fairview System. Her role includes clinical ethics consultation, policy development, and education for all hospitals in the MHealth Fairview system. Additionally, she is a member of the UMMC Ethics Committee.

Professor Konerman-Sease's academic work focuses on Narrative Bioethics, Disability Bioethics, Medicine and Literature, Religious Bioethics. By drawing from historical sources, she highlights novel solutions to modern-day health care problems. Her current project draws on the novels of Jane Austen to provide solutions to the marginalization of patients with chronic and incurable illnesses in Medicine. Her future work will continue to focus on the intersection of Medicine, Literature, Theology and Disability. 

Professor Konerman-Sease received her BA in Theology from Azusa Pacific University and is completing her PhD in Health Care Ethics and Theology at Saint Louis University. Konerman-Sease was a 2020-2021 Student Intern for Ethics and Theology at CommonSpirit Health where she assisted in clinical ethics consultation, policy development, and scarce resource allocation.

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Selected Publications

Konerman-Sease, J. (2021). "Responding to People in Pain with Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park" Christian Bioethics. Accepted for Publication April 30.