Dr. Errol L. Fields is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health, Behavior and Society.
A physician-researcher, Dr. Fields is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine subspecialist. He provides primary care and subspecialty consultative care to adolescents and young adults including gender-affirming care, inclusive sexual and reproductive health care, and treatment and prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
His research focuses on using mixed methodologies to understand and reduce HIV disparities among adolescent and young adult Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) as well as the evaluation of community-engaged practices for reducing stigma and medical distrust as key barriers to HIV prevention, treatment and research. Dr. Fields is also committed to the provision of evidence-based, culturally competent care of sexual and gender minority youth and is involved in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education in this area.
Dr. Fields began his training in research and public health while completing a master of public health at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He continued his education and training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at Johns Hopkins, where he earned his medical doctorate and his doctorate in philosophy from the School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health respectively. He completed pediatric residency training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center and his subspecialty fellowship training in adolescent medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.