Mark R. Mercurio MD, MA

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology); Director, Program for Biomedical Ethics, Yale School of Medicine; Chair, Yale -New Haven Children's Hospital Ethics Committee; Director, Yale Pediatrics Ethics Program

Departments & Organizations

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Pediatrics: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: Newborn Special Care Unit

Research Interests

Ethics; Medical Ethics; Pediatrics; Neonatology; Education; more...


  • B.A., Princeton University, 1978
  • M.D., Columbia University, 1982
  • M.A., Brown University, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Zhong, R., Knobe, J., Feigenson, N. Mercurio M.R. Age and disability biases in pediatric resuscitation among future physicians. Clinical Pediatrics 2011;50(11):1001-4
  • Mercurio, M.R. Faking it: Unnecessary deceptions and the slow code. American Journal of Bioethics 2011;11(11):17-8
  • Cummings, C.L., Mercurio, M.R. Ethics of Emerging Technologies and Their Transition to Accepted Practice: Intestinal Transplant for Short Bowel Syndrome. Journal of Perinatology. 2012:32: 752-756



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