Joel A Fein
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: (215) 590-4454
B.A. (Biology and Psychology)
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. , 1984.
M.D. (Medical Doctorate)
New York University School of Medicine, 1988.
M.P.H. (Public Health)
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005.
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.
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.
Description of Research ExpertiseEmergency Department-based Violence Prevention
Emergency Department Mental Health Evaluation
Procedural Pain Management
Keywords: Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Mental Health, Violence Prevention
Description of Clinical ExpertisePediatric Emergency Medicine
Selected PublicationsPailler 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.