Kevin G Couloures, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor (Pediatric Critical Care); Director of Pediatric Sedation Service; Pediatric Student Education Liaison; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Pediatric Critical Care Transport Program

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine


Kevin G. Couloures, D.O., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pedatrics. Dr. Couloures completed his Bachelor's of Science at the University of California at Davis and then worked as a marine biologist and biotechnology researcher prior to completing his combined Pediatrics and Internal medicine residency in 2004 from LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles. This was followed by a year of pediatric nephrology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a critical care fellowship at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in 2010. He joined the faculty at Yale in December 2013 after leaving The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center where he began his career as a critical care physician. Dr. Couloures is also currently the Director of the Pediatric Sedation Program here at Yale. His interests include database analysis to identify sedation risk factors for creation of a sedation risk prediction score, use of simulation to train for high high-acuity, low prevalence critical events, and ways to improve communication between physicians, nursing staff and families.

Education & Training

MPH Johns Hopkins University (2010)
DO Western University of Health Sciences (2000)
BS University of California at Davis, Biological Sciences (1987)
Fellowship A. I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Fellowship Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency LAC & USC Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2004, recertified: 2012)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2005, recertified: 2015)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Snapshot Research AwardSociety of Critical Care Medicine (2016)

  • Snapshot Research AwardSociety of Critical Care Medicine (2015)

Professional Service

  • Society for Critical Care Medicine (2014 - Present) Chair of Advanced Knowledge in Pediatric Critical Care

  • Society for Pediatric Sedation (2013 - Present) Review research projects and provide oversight to use of pediatric sedation database

  • Society for Critical Care Medicine (2010 - Present) Write and review pediatric critical care knowledge assessment questions.


  • U8 Assistant Soccer Coach. United States (2012)

    Run practice and direct play during games

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Contact Info

Kevin G Couloures, DO, MPH
Patient Care Location
Yale PediatricsYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste West Pavilion 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine15 York Street
PO Box 208064

New Haven, CT 06520-8064

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