Oliver Fein, MD

Weill Cornell Medical College
Clinical Medicine and Public Health
425 East 61st Street, Suite 321
New York NYUSA

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Fein is a practicing general internist with experience in health policy and a commitment to access to care for vulnerable populations, health system reform and global health education. He is currently Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health and Associate Dean at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. As Associate Dean, he is responsible for Weill Cornell’s domestic affiliations and the Office of Global Health Education. He also coordinates the David Rogers Health Policy Colloquium, a weekly interdisciplinary health policy forum at Weill Cornell. He is President of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), Chair of the New York Metro Chapter of PNHP, and past Vice President for the United States of the American Public Health Association (APHA). He also is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and serves on the Health Policy Committee of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM). He is on the Editorial Board of the journal Medical Care. In 1993-94, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in the office of U.S. Senate majority leader George Mitchell. Among the awards he has received are: The Elnora Rhodes Service Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine (1991); the Haven Emerson Award from the Public Health Association of New York City (2001); and the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award (2008). He attended the White House Health Care Summit on March 5, 2009. His most recent publication is an editorial in Medical Care, September 2010, entitled: “Keep the Single Payer Vision.”