Joel A Fein

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty, Graduate Program in Public Health Studies, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Faculty, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, The Center for Health Behavior Research, Perelman School of Medicine
Steering Committee, University of Pennsylvania CTSA’s Community Engagement and Research Core
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Emergency Department Offices
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-1944
Fax: (215) 590-4454
Education:
B.A. (Biology and Psychology)
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. , 1984.
M.D.
New York University School of Medicine, 1988.
M.P.H. (General)
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Pediatrics , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Residency in Pediatrics , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, 1989-1991.
Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, 1991-1993.
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider , 1988.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1989.
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, Specialty in Pediatrics, Recertification 1999, 2006, 1991.
Provider, Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1991.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor , 1992.
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, Subspecialty in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Recertification 2001, 2008, 1994.
Provider, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency Department-based Violence Prevention
Emergency Department Mental Health Evaluation
Procedural Pain Management

Keywords: Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Mental Health, Violence Prevention

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Selected Publications

Pailler ME, Kassam-Adams N, Datner EM, Fein JA: Depression, Acute Stress and Behavioral Risk Factors in Violently-injured Adolescents. General Hospital Psychiatry 29(4): 357-63, 2007.

Bair-Merritt M, Mollen C, Yau PL, Fein J: Health Care Providers' Impressions of Intimate Partner Violence Resources and Screening in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care 22(3): 150-153, 2006.

Bair-Merritt M, Mollen CJ, Yau PL, Fein JA: Impact of domestic violence posters on female caregivers' opinions about domestic violence screening and disclosure in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care 22(11): 689-693, 2006.

Bair-Merritt M, Mollen CJ, Fein JA: A Randomized Clinical Trial Regarding The Acceptability of An Audiotape Questionnaire for Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Screening in a Pediatric Emergency Department (ED). Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 160: 311-316, 2006.

Fein JA, Gorelick MH: Triage Application of Topical Anesthetic for IVs in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine 13(3): 264-268, 2006.

Kassam-Adams N, J. Felipe Garcia-España J, Fein JA, Winston FK: Heart rate and posttraumatic stress in injured children. Archives of General Psychiatry 62: 335-340, 2005.

Cohn JM, Ginsburg KR, Kassam-Adams N, Fein JA: Adolescent Decisional Autonomy Regarding Participation in an Emergency Department Youth Violence Interview. American Journal of Bioethics 5(5), 2005.

Wilkinson DL, Kurtz EM, Lane P, Fein JA: The Emergency Department Approach to Violently Injured Patient Care: A Regional Survey. Injury Prevention 11: 206-208, 2005.

Mollen CJ, Fein JA, Localio AR, Durbin DR: Characterization of interpersonal events involving females vs. events involving males. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 158: 545-550, 2004.

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 156: 836-840, 2002.

Fein JA, Ginsburg KR, McGrath ME, Shofer FS, Flamma J, Datner EM: Violence prevention in the emergency department: Clinician attitudes and limitations. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 154: 495-498, 2000.

Fein JA, Callahan JM, Boardman CR, Gorelick M: Predicting the need for topical anesthetic in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics 104: e19, 1999.

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