Dr. Howard Stein is the associate director of medical affairs and a physician advisor at Centrastate Medical Center in Freehold, N.J. He has been a full-time physician advisor for 13 years and a part-time physician advisor since 1993. He is a board-certified family physician who served as an assistant clinical professor of family medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. and at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, N.J. He is board-certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Physicians. Dr. Stein is also an executive board member of the American College of Physician Advisors.