Joel A. Fein MD, MPH received his medical degree from The New York University School of Medicine and completed his pediatrics residency and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He received his MPH from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He is board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Fein is a Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an attending physician in the Emergency Department at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he is the Director of Advocacy and Health Policy. He is the Director and Principal Investigator of the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center, which was initially funded as a CDC Urban Partnership Academic Center of Excellence. He is also the Director of Outreach for the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS), an intervention development center within the National Child Traumatic Stress Network that focuses on training pediatric health care providers, and on creating tools and protocols that integrate traumatic stress prevention into pediatric medical care.
Dr. Fein has lectured nationally and internationally, and published multiple review articles and original research papers on the topics of violence prevention, pain management, and mental health in the emergency setting. Dr. Fein is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Institute for Safe Families, a non-profit Domestic Violence training and education organization in Philadelphia, and is on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Anti-drug Anti-violence Network. He is also a member of the Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine of the American Academy of Pediatrics.