Mark X Cicero, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; Director, Pediatric Disaster Preparedness; Principal Investigator, Pediatric Research in Disaster Education (PRIDE)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Yale Medical Group


Mark X. Cicero MD, FAAP is an assistant professor in the section of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) at the Yale School of Medicine. Prior to this appointment, he completed medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo, pediatrics residency and chief residency at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, and PEM fellowship at Yale. He has designed experiential and didactic curricula in pediatric disaster medicine, and has published original research about disaster medicine educational strategies. His research is sponsored by Emergency Medical Services for Children and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He has served nationally as a consultant for prehospital and hospital pediatric disaster preparedness. Firsthand disaster experience includes hurricane Isabel in Norfolk VA, as well as an epidemic. He lives in New Haven, CT with his two daughters, son, and two disastrous cats.

Education & Training

MD State University of New York at Buffalo (2001)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2009)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2004)

International Activity

  • PRIDE Pediatric Disaster Triage Training Knoxville, United States (2014)

    Disaster and Trauma Education with Tennessee EMSC

  • Tabletop Disaster Simulations For Primary Triage Education Madrid, Spain (2010)

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