Faculty Profile

Dr. Daniel M. Fein, M.D.

Daniel M. Fein, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

Areas of Research: pain control emergency medicine emergency management of sickle cell disease

Professional Interests

Dr. Daniel Fein earned a BS in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Fein completed his pediatric residency and pediatric chief residency at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his fellowship training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During his fellowship, Dr. Fein was awarded the Outstanding House Officer Award by the Montefiore Staff and Alumni Association.

Dr. Fein joined the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in 2013 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an attending physician in the division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is a member of the INSPIRE network (International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research and Education) serving as the site director at Montefiore for studies involving a novel simulation process to improve infant lumbar puncture success rates by new trainees. He is also leading an FDA approved clinical trial looking at the use of intranasal Fentanyl for initial treatment of a vaso-occlusive crisis in children with sickle cell disease.

Dr. Fein has served on the national committee for developing the descriptions of Entrustable Professional Activities that will help guide the education of future trainees in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He has authored multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals. His specific interests are pain control in the Emergency Department and medical student/resident education.

Selected Publications

1. Chang TP, Kessler D, McAninch B, Fein DM, Scherzer DJ, Seelbach E, Zaveri P, Jackson JM, Auerbach M, Mehta R, Van Ittersum W, Pusic MV; International Simulation in Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education (INSPIRE) Network. Script concordance testing: assessing residents' clinical decision-making skills for infant lumbar punctures. Acad Med. 2014 Jan;89(1):128-35. PMID: 24280838

2. Fein DM, Hafeez ZF, Cavagnaro C. An overdose of extended-release
guanfacine.Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Aug;29(8):929-31. doi:
10.1097/PEC.0b013e31829ec525.PubMed [citation] PMID: 23925253

3. Kessler DO, Arteaga G, Ching K, Haubner L, Kamdar G, Krantz A, Lindower J, Miller
M, Petrescu M, Pusic MV, Rocker J, Shah N, Strother C, Tilt L, Weinberg ER, Chang
TP, Fein DM, Auerbach M. Interns' success with clinical procedures in infants
after simulation training.Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):e811-20. doi:
10.1542/peds.2012-0607. Epub 2013 Feb 25.PubMed [citation] PMID: 23439901

4. Fein DM, Sue YJ. Methanol ingestion.Pediatr Rev. 2011 Dec;32(12):549-50. doi:
10.1542/pir.32-12-549. Review. No abstract available. PubMed [citation] PMID:

5. Fein DM, Janow G, Avner JR, Fagan MJ. The heart of the matter: an atypical
presentation of Takayasu arteritis in the Pediatric Emergency Department.Pediatr
Emerg Care. 2011 Sep;27(9):857-9. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31822c2836.PubMed
[citation] PMID: 21926885

6. Edmonds S, Fein DM, Gurtman A. Pheochromocytoma.Pediatr Rev. 2011
Jul;32(7):308-10. doi: 10.1542/pir.32-7-308. Review. No abstract available.
PubMed [citation] PMID: 21724908

7. Fein D, Avner JR, Khine H. Pattern of pain management during lumbar puncture in
children.Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 May;26(5):357-60. doi:
10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181db2026.PubMed [citation] PMID: 20404782

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