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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Pediatrics Associates
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
    • Specialty
    • Pediatrics
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Joel Forman is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine. He also serves as Pediatric Residency Program Director and Vice-Chair for Education for the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics.

He began his training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Society and received the New England Pediatric Society Prize. Dr. Forman then served as Pediatric intern, resident and chief resident at Mount Sinai Hospital where he received the Association of Attending Staff/ Bella Trachtenberg Award for House Staff Excellence.

Subsequently, he joined the general pediatrics faculty at Mount Sinai. Dr. Forman served as Assistant Pediatric Residency Program Director from 1996-2002. In 2002, he took over as Pediatric Residency Program Director and Vice-Chair for Education. He and Dr. Philip J. Landrigan worked together to create a Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) at Mount Sinai. Dr. Forman is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Environmental Health and a member of the CDC Lead in Pregnancy Workgroup.

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Illness Care
  • Advocacy
  • Anemia Screening
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Asthma Management
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Childhood Literacy
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Developmental Screening
  • Immunizations
  • Lead Exposure Screening
  • Mental Health Screening
  • Nutritional Screening
  • Obesity Screening and Management
  • Parent/Patient Education
  • School Based Health Care
  • Seasonal RSV Prophylaxis
  • TB Screening
  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Well Child Care

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Public Health [PH]


MD, University of Vermont

Internship, Pediatrics
Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Pediatrics
Mount Sinai Hospital