Dr. Andrew D. Racine, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has served as the Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Children's Hospital at Montefiore since 1998 before which time he was the Associate Director of Pediatrics at the Jacobi Medical Center. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his MD and PhD in Economics from New York University. Dr. Racine was an intern and pediatric resident at the Children's Hospital in Boston. He received board certification from the American Board of Pediatrics in 1987.
Dr. Racine's clinical interest in general pediatrics concentrates on the health issues confronting infants, children, adolescents and their families in urban environments. He is the Pediatric Medical Director for two practices: The Comprehensive Family Care Center, a federally qualified health center in the east Bronx, and the Family Care Center, a hospital based general practice adjacent to the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. These sites combine an attending based practice of pediatrics with a resident continuity clinic. Together they provide care for approximately 20,000 patients and their families.
At the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he has an appointment as a Research Associate, Dr. Racine has collaborated with other health economists to investigate such topics as trends in infant mortality rates, the economic determinants of child health status, and the role of publicly financed health insurance in accounting for variations in children's health.
An active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Racine has served as the Co-Chair of the Youth Advocacy Committee for Chapters 2 and 3 of District II for several years.