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Richard Pierce, MD

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

Contact Information

Richard Pierce, MD

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States



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.

Education & Training

  • Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
    Yale University (2016)
  • Pediatric Residency
    Connecticut Children's Medical Center (2013)
  • MD
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010)
  • MS
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Organic Chemistry (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Early Career Reviewer ProgramNational Institute of Health2018
Howard Pearson Pediatric Faculty Teaching AwardYale Pediatric Housestaff2018
Young Investigator Coaching AwardSociety for Pediatric Research2018
Faculty Honor RollYale University Pediatric Residency2017, 2018
Yale Pediatric Housestaff Fellow Teaching AwardYale University Pediatric Residency2015
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment ProgramNational Institute of Health2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Professional Service

Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceReviewer2019 - Present
Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigator (PALISI) NetworkMember2015 - Present
Shock SocietyMember2014 - Present
Society for Pediatric ResearchMember2014 - Present
Society for Critical Care MedicineMember2012 - Present
North American Vascular Biology OrganizationMember2012 - Present

Departments & Organizations