Joel A. Fein, MD, MPH

Joel A.  Fein, MD, MPH
Senior Fellow

Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Violence/Injury Prevention

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Joel Fein is the Co-Director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Violence Prevention Initiative. He is also the Co-chair of the Philadelphia ACE Task Force and the Director of Advocacy and Health Policy at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Emergency Department.

Select Publications:

Fein JA, Pailler M, Diamond G, Wintersteen M, Tien A, Hayes K, Barg F. Feasibility and Effects of a Web-Based Adolescent Psychiatric Assessment Administered by Clinical Staff in the Pediatric Emergency Department.  Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2010;164(12):1112-1117. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.213. PMID: 21135339.

Fein JA, Kassam-Adams N, Gavin M,, Huang R, Blanchard D, Datner EM. Persistence of post-traumatic stress in violently injured youth seen in the emergency department.  Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2002;156:836-840. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.156.8.836. PMID: 12144377.

Dolan MA, Fein JA and the AAP Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health Emergencies in the Emergency Medical Services System. Pediatrics 2011;127(5):e1356-e1366. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-0522. PMID: 21518712.

Wade R, Cronholm PF, Fein JA, Forke CM, Davis MB, Pachter LM, Bair-Merritt MH. Household and Community-level Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Health Outcomes in a Diverse Urban Population. Child Abuse & Neglect 2016;52:135-145. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.11.021. PMID: 26726759.

Myers RK, Vega L, Culyba AJ, Fein JA. The psychosocial needs of adolescent males following interpersonal assault. Journal of Adolescent Health, ePub ahead of print: May 8, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.02.022. PMID: 28526371