Clifford Bogue, MD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Pediatrics; Chair, Pediatrics; Chief Medical Officer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital; Interim Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Yale Medicine


Clifford W. Bogue, MD, a pediatric critical care specialist, is Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, where he has been on the faculty since 1993. In 2014, he was also named the inaugural Chief Medical Officer of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, where he provides strategic and operational leadership for the Children’s Hospital’s clinical delivery systems. Dr. Bogue received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia. He was a resident and chief resident in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University before completing a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Yale.

Dr. Bogue has been actively involved in training students, residents and fellows. He is director of Bedside to Bench: Seminars in Pediatrics, a course for first-year medical students, serves on the MD/PhD Admissions Committee, was PI for an NIH T32 training program in cardiopulmonary development. He currently serves as training director for the Yale Child Health Research Center, a K12 program funded by the NICHD and now in its 25th year of consecutive funding. He has served on several NIH peer review panels and is currently a member of the Child Health Research Scientific Review Committee of the Charles H. Hood Foundation and Co-Chair of the American Heart Association Genetics/Epigenetics peer review committee. In 2014, Dr. Bogue was the Chair of the Planning Committee for Pediatric Clinical Trials Network Stakeholders’ Forum, a forum convened by the American Academy of Pediatrics to initiate the process of developing a global pediatric clinical trials network.

Dr. Bogue’s academic career at Yale also included establishing and directing an NIH-funded research program in the developmental biology of the lung, liver and cardiovascular system for over 20 years. During that time, his laboratory made important contributions to the genetic pathways involved in embryonic organ development, including the identification of genetic pathways critical to formation of the liver and biliary system as well as the cardiovascular system.

Education & Training

MD University of Virginia (1985)
BA University of Virginia (1981)
Fellow Yale University
Chief Resident Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Resident Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (1994, recertified: 2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • M.A. privatim (Honorary)Yale University (2015)

  • Norman J Siegel Award - "To that member of the faculty who consistently displays high standards of patient care, generosity, collegiality and leadership"Department of Pediatrics (2013)

  • Elected MemberAmerican Pediatric Society (2008)

  • Visiting ScholarCRC/Wellcome Trust Gurdon Institute (2007)

  • Senior Associate, King's CollegeCambridge University (2007)

  • Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc (2004)

  • America's Top PediatriciansConsumer Research Council (2003)

  • Fellow, Berkeley CollegeYale University (2002)

  • Mai Gailani Junior Faculty Award “in recognition of junior faculty whose dedication to research and patient care bespeaks the promise of this department.”Department of Pediatrics (2000)

  • NIH Young Investigator AwardPerinatal Research Society (1998)

  • Child Health Research FellowCharles H. Hood Foundation (1998)

  • Elected MemberSociety for Pediatric Research (1997)

  • Parker B Francis Fellow in Pulmonary ResearchFrancis Families Foundation (1995)

  • Young Investigator AwardEastern Society for Pediatric Research (1994)

  • Fellow's Teaching AwardDepartment of Pediatrics (1990)

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Contact Info

Clifford Bogue, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric Critical CareYale New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Wing West Pavilion Ste 7th Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
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Office Location
Pediatric Chair's OfficeLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste LMP 4085

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Pediatrics333 Cedar St
PO Box 208064

New Haven, CT 06520-8064

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