Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor of College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Fernando Stein is a Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) and the current president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been a faculty member with Baylor College of Medicine for 35 years, and was formerly the Medical Director of the Progressive Care Unit at TCH. His previous faculty appointments at other institutions included Instructor in Clinical Medicine at University of San Carlos Medical School in Guatemala; Medical Director at Houston Community College School of Respiratory Therapy in Houston, Texas; Visiting Consultant at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is also currently a Technical Advisor for the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness for the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization.
He has received more than 30 honors and awards, most recently the Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. “Presidential Award for Excellence in Education Award” from Baylor College of Medicine in 2015. He is a member of 13 professional societies, with fellowships at the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has authored/co-authored over 24 publications since 1986, and has been a contributing author in 20 books and chapters. He did his specialty and subspecialty training at Baylor College of Medicine affiliated institutions, including residency at Jefferson Davis Hospital and his pediatric critical care fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital. He graduated from the medical school at the University of San Carlos after attending Liceo Javier School in Guatemala.