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Carl Baum, MD, MSc

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

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, 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. Nationally, Dr. Baum serves the following organizations:

• Executive Committee, Council on Children and Disasters, American Academy of Pediatrics

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

• National Biodefense Science Board, Administration for Strategic Preparedness & Response, US Department of Health and Human Services

In addition, he is a member of the International Society for Children's Health and the Environment.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Boston Children's Hospital (1996)
  • Intern & Resident
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1993)
  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1990)
  • MSc
    Brown University, Geological Sciences (1983)
  • AB
    Dartmouth College, Earth Sciences (1981)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Faculty Honor RollDepartment of Pediatrics2021
Outstanding Volunteer Service AwardAmerican College of Medical Toxicology2017
Master of Arts, PrivatimYale University2016
MemberAmerican Board of Pediatrics2006
Recipient, Children’s Environmental Health Recognition AwardU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children’s Health Protection2005

Professional Service

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) ProgramMedical Director2019 - 2022
International Society for Children's Health and the EnvironmentMember2019 - Present
American Academy of PediatricsMember, Executive Committee, Council on Children and Disasters2019 - 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 (PEHSU) Program2014 - 2022
American Academy of PediatricsExecutive Committee, Council on Environmental Health2013 - 2019
Yale UniversityChair, Advisory Committee on Accessibility Resources, Office of the Secretary and Vice President for University Life2011 - Present
Yale Lead & Healthy Homes ProgramDirector2005 - Present
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABP Appointee)Member, 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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