Polina Krass MD

Affiliate Trainee

Polina Krass is an affiliate trainee at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an attending pediatrician at CHOP and a post-doctoral fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as a research scholar in the CHOP Center for Violence Prevention, and an associate fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Krass’ research focuses on equitable access to comprehensive adolescent health care. She is particularly interested in evaluating the way that local, state, and federal policies impact the availability of mental and reproductive health care, and in implementing strategies to make this care more widely accessible.

Dr. Krass graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She then received her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine, followed by pediatrics residency training at CHOP. She currently functions as an attending physician in the CHOP Adolescent Medicine and Emergency Medicine Departments and as the lead physician for the Adolescent Protection Collaborative at CHOP’s Karabots Care Center.