Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Joel E Frader, MD

Joel E Frader, MD

Chief of Palliative Care in the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

I have a strong interest in medical ethics, especially ethical issues in pediatrics, end-of-life care, research on human subjects, transplantation, children with disorders of sex development (DSD) and gender identify nonconformity, medical and surgical innovation, transplantation and conscientious objection to requested care by health care professionals. My main clinical interests are in pediatric palliative and hospice care, multidisciplinary care of children with DSD/GID and parent support fo...[Read full text]I have a strong interest in medical ethics, especially ethical issues in pediatrics, end-of-life care, research on human subjects, transplantation, children with disorders of sex development (DSD) and gender identify nonconformity, medical and surgical innovation, transplantation and conscientious objection to requested care by health care professionals. My main clinical interests are in pediatric palliative and hospice care, multidisciplinary care of children with DSD/GID and parent support for difficult decisions under conditions of uncertainty.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Tufts University School of Medicine (1974)
  • Internship: Tufts/New England Medical Center, Pediatrics (1976)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics (1978)
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals, Pediatrics (1979)
  • Board Certification: Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-6111

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box #16
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611