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Mark Cicero, MD

Associate Professor in Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine); Director, Pediatric Disaster Preparedness; Principal Investigator, Pediatric Research in Disaster Education (PRIDE)

Contact Information

Mark Cicero, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520-8064

    United States



Mark X. Cicero MD, FAAP is an associate professor in the section of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) at the Yale School of Medicine. Prior to this appointment, he completed medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo, pediatrics residency and chief residency at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, and PEM fellowship at Yale. He has designed experiential and didactic curricula in pediatric disaster medicine, and has published original research about disaster medicine educational strategies. His research is sponsored by Emergency Medical Services for Children and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He has served nationally as a consultant for prehospital and hospital pediatric disaster preparedness. Firsthand disaster experience includes hurricane Isabel in Norfolk VA, as well as an epidemic. He serves as the chair of the pediatrics committee of the National Association of EMS Physicians, and on the National Biodefense Science Board.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Resident
    Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (2005)
  • MD
    State University of New York at Buffalo (2001)
  • BS
    Rochester Institute of Technology, Biology (1997)


  • Building Resiliency for Pediatric Disaster Survivors
    Neve Ilan, Israel 2019
  • Building Resiliency for Pediatric Disaster Survivors
    Neve Ilan, Israel 2019
  • PRIDE Pediatric Disaster Triage Training
    Knoxville, United States 2014
    Disaster and Trauma Education with Tennessee EMSC
  • Tabletop Disaster Simulations For Primary Triage Education
    Madrid, Spain 2010

Professional Service

National Biodefense Science Board, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and ResponseThe NBSB advises the assistant secretary for preparedness and response about US preparedness and resiliency for pandemics and other emergencies.2018 - Present

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