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Critical Care Fellowship Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care); Medical Director Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Dr. Giuliano is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2002, completed a pediatric residency at Children's National Medical Center in 2005 and a pediatric critical care fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 2008. Dr. Giuliano is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He has been the Medical Director of the Critical Care Transport Services since 2008 and Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program since 2014. He is also the Associate Medical Director of the pediatric ICU. Dr. Giuliano's research interests include improving the care of critically ill pediatric patients who are transferred from other facilities. Additionally, he investigates the body's inflammatory response to infection in children, specifically when pertaining to a child's response to viruses such as influenza and COVID-19, as well as Multiorgan Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). Finally, he is a constant educator of medical students, residents, fellows, transport nurses and transport paramedics. To this end, he has co-authored multiple manuscripts addressing ways to both improve the safety of endotracheal intubations and the way we teach our trainees to perform these procedures. Dr. Giuliano was awarded the Howard A. Pearson M.D. Faculty Teaching Award and has also been inducted into the Fellowship of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM).
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care); Associate Program Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Pediatrics; Co-Director of the Mentored Clinical Experience, Medical Research Training Program

    Ric Pierce grew up in the midwest and completed his undergraduate studies at Oberlin College followed by a Master of Science degree in organic chemistry and Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Following medical school he completed pediatric residency at Connecticut Children's Medical Center before coming to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital for pediatric critical care fellowship. He has continued at Yale University as faculty and is actively engaged in the care of critically ill children as well as several basic and translational vascular biology research projects and multiple educational endeavors with students, residents and fellows.