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Carl Baum, MD, MSc

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine

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Carl Baum, MD, MSc

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    100 York St, Suite 1F

    New Haven, CT, 06511

    United States

Carl Baum
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Biography

Carl Baum, MD, FAAP, FACMT, is board-certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and in Medical Toxicology, and has over 25 years' experience in both subspecialties. He serves as attending physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department, and as Director of the state-funded Lead Poisoning and Regional Treatment Center. [https://www.ynhh.org/childrens-hospital/services/toxicology-poisoning.aspx]. Nationally, Dr. Baum serves the following organizations:

• Executive Committee, Council on Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, American Academy of Pediatrics

• Medical Toxicology Subboard, American Board of Pediatrics/American Board of Emergency Medicine

• Medical Director, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) Program [http://pehsu.net]

• National Biodefense Science Board, US Department of Health and Human Services

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1990)
  • MSc
    Brown University, Geological Sciences (1983)
  • AB
    Dartmouth College, Earth Sciences (1981)
  • Fellow
    Boston Children's Hospital
  • Intern & Resident
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1996)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Medical Toxicology (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Member, American Board of Pediatrics2006
Recipient, Children’s Environmental Health Recognition AwardU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children’s Health Protection2005

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) ProgramMedical Director2019 - Present
American Academy of PediatricsMember, Executive Committee, Council on Disaster Preparedness and Recovery2019 - Present
American Board of Emergency MedicineMember, Medical Toxicology Subboard (ABP Appointee)2018 - Present
US Department of Health and Human Services, National Biodefense Science BoardCommittee Member2018 - Present
American College of Medical ToxicologyMedical Director, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit Program - Western Operations (PEHSU West)2014 - 2019
American Academy of PediatricsExecutive Committee, Council on Environmental Health2013 - 2019
Yale UniversityChair, Provost Advisory Committee - Students & Employees with Disabilities2011 - Present
Yale Lead & Healthy Homes ProgramDirector2005 - Present
American Board of Emergency MedicineMember, Medical Toxicology Subboard2005 - 2010
American Academy of PediatricsCommittee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention2004 - 2010
Center for Children's Environmental ToxicologyDirector2003 - Present
Yale School of MedicineDirector, Medical Toxicology2000 - Present

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