Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC

Board Certification

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Chapters

Belfer RA, Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies, in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, ed. by Barkin, RM et al., Mosby - Year Book, Inc., 1992.

Belfer RA, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, ed. by Barkin, RM et al., Mosby - Year Book, Inc., 1992.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by invitation

2020

"Topics in Pediatric Emergency Medicine", Emergency Medicine Residency, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey.

2019

"Life-Threatening Pediatric Infections", "Upper Airway Emergencies in the Pediatric Patient", "Non-Traumatic Surgical Abdominal Emergencies", "Pediatric Seizures I. Status Epilepticus II. Febrile Seizures", "The Child with a Limp"; American Medical Seminars, Inc. Annual Pediatrics for Practitioner and Emergency Medicine, Sarasota, Florida.

2018

Visual Diagnosis:You Make the Call", "The Septic Appearing Infant" "Orthopedic Conditions Above the Hip", "Judicious Use of Antibiotics in the Outpatient Setting", "Articles That Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine"; American Medical Seminars, Inc. Annual Pediatrics for Practitioner and Emergency Medicine, Sarasota, Florida.

2017

"Visual Diagnosis:You Make the Call", "The Septic Appearing Infant" "Orthopedic Conditions Above the Hip", "Judicious Use of Antibiotics in the Outpatient Setting", "Articles That Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine"; American Medical Seminars, Inc. Annual Pediatrics for Practitioner and Emergency Medicine, Sarasota, Florida.

"Life-Threatening Pediatric Infections", "Upper Airway Emergencies in the Pediatric Patient", "Non-Traumatic Surgical Abdominal Emergencies", "Pediatric Seizures I. Status Epilepticus II. Febrile Seizures", "The Child with a Limp"; American Medical Seminars, Inc. Annual Pediatrics for Practitioner and Emergency Medicine, Sarasota, Florida.

Leadership and Memberships

2011-Present, Member, Medical Executive Committee, Virtua Hospital

2011-Present, Member, Chairman's Committee, Virtua Hospital

2011-Present, Member, Virtua Pediatric Leadership Committee, Virtua Health System

2011-Present, Member, Steering Committee, Virtua-CHOP

2011-Present, Member, DoEM Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia