Amanda Crick, MSN

Virginia L. Bartlett, PhD

Assistant Director for the Center for Healthcare Ethics
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences

Office Locations

Center for Healthcare Ethics
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 240
Los Angeles, CA 90048


  • Doctorate: Vanderbilt University
    • PhD, Religion
  • Master: Vanderbilt University
    • Master of Arts, Theological Studies
  • Undergraduate: Mary Washington College
    • Bachelors of Art, English, Religion

  • Member, Bioethics Committee
  • Member, Bioethics Executive Committee
  • Member, Clinical Ethics Consultation Service Case Review Committee
  • Member, Eliminating End of Life Harm Working Group
  • Member, Project Lead Quality Council

  • Virginia L Bartlett. “The California POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment): Representing Our Responsibilities,” Estate Planning 2012: Papers from the 34th Annual UCLA/CEB Estate Planning Institute 2012;ES31603: 437-456.
  • Virginia L. Bartlett and Stuart G. Finder, “Lessons Learned from Nurses’ Requests for Ethics Consultation,” Nursing Ethics 2018;25(5): 601-617.
  • Virginia L. Bartlett, Mark J. Bliton and Stuart G. Finder, “Experience and Ethics at the “Cutting Edge”: Lessons from Maternal-Fetal Surgery for Uterine Transplantation,” AJOB 2018;18(7): 29-31.
  • Virginia L. Bartlett and Stuart G. Finder, “An Actual Advance in Advance Directives: Moving from Patient Choices to Patient Voices in Advance Care Planning,” Asian Bioethics Review 2018;10: 21-36.
  • Mark J. Bliton and Virginia L. Bartlett, “Exploring Clinical Ethics' Past to Imagine Its Possible Future(s)” American Journal of Bioethics 2018;18(6): 55-57.
  • Michael J. Goldfarb, Lior Bibas, Virginia Bartlett, Heather Jones and Naureen Khan, “Outcomes of Patient- and Family-Centered Care Interventions in the Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” Critical Care Medicine 2017; 45(10): 1751–1761.
  • Stuart G. Finder and Virginia L. Bartlett, “Discovering What Matters: Interrogating Clinician Responses to Ethics Consultation,” Bioethics 2017;31(4): 267-276.
  • Virginia L. Bartlett, Mark J. Bliton and Stuart G Finder, “Just a Collection of Recollections: Clinical Ethics Consultation and the Interplay of Evaluating Voices,” HealthCare Ethics Committee Forum  2016;28(4): 301-320. 
  • Virginia L. Bartlett. “Knowing (or Not): Distinctions in ‘Bioethics’ and ‘Clinical Ethics’” Atrium 2013;11(1): 43-44.
  • Mark J. Bliton, Stuart G. Finder and Richard M. Zaner. The Oral History of Healthcare Ethics, Volume 1: The Life and Clinical Philosophy of Richard M. Zaner. Produced by Shane K. Bartlett, Virginia L. Bartlett, Mark J. Bliton, and Stuart G. Finder.  2016. (available for free viewing:

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