Joel A Fein, MD, MPH

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Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Center for Violence Prevention / Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Roberts Pediatric Research Building
2716 South Street, 13th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-1944
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.
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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, Jul-Aug 2007 Notes: doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2007.04.003.

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 Notes: doi:10.1097/01.pec.0000238742.96606.20.

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(3): 335-340, March 2005 Notes: doi:10.1001/archpsyc.62.3.335.

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): 70-4, Sep-Oct 2005 Notes: doi:10.1080/15265160500246319.

Wilkinson DL, Kurtz EM, Lane P, Fein JA: The Emergency Department Approach to Violently Injured Patient Care: A Regional Survey. Injury Prevention 11(4): 206-208, August 2005 Notes: doi:10.1136/ip.2004.006858.

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 Notes: doi:10.1001/archpedi.158.6.545.

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(8): 836-840, August 2002 Notes: doi: 10.1001/archpedi.156.8.836.

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(5): 495-498, May 2000 Notes: doi: 10.1001/archpedi.154.5.495.

Fein JA, Callahan JM, Boardman CR, Gorelick M: Predicting the need for topical anesthetic in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics 104(2): e19, August 1999 Notes: doi: 10.1542/peds.104.2.e19.

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