Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


MD from University of Virginia School of Medicine
MA from The University of Chicago
Intellectual History

Professional Interests

  • Ethics of advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support/transplant; ethics in education

Professional Statement

Savitri Fedson, MA, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and an Associate Professor in Cardiology at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. She is a graduate of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Program as a Clinical Fellow at the University of Chicago where she served as a consult attending for inpatient ethics consultation. Dr. Fedson is an advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist and before her move to Texas, worked with the busiest heart transplant center in Illinois. She has been a speaker at national and international heart failure and transplant meetings on topics such as of End of Life, Ethical Dilemmas in Heart Transplant Candidacy, and Candidacy for Mechanical Circulatory Support.

Selected Publications