Clifford W Bogue MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care); Interim Chair, Pediatrics; Interim Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Chief Medical Officer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Biographical Info

Clifford W. Bogue, MD, a pediatric critical care specialist, is Professor and Interim Chair of Pediatrics, where he has been on the faculty since 1993. In 2014, he was also named the inaugural Chief Medical Officer of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, where he provides strategic and operational leadership for the Children’s Hospital’s clinical delivery systems. Dr. Bogue received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia. He was a resident and chief resident in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University before completing a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Yale.

Dr. Bogue has been actively involved in training students, residents and fellows. He is director of Bedside to Bench: Seminars in Pediatrics, a course for first-year medical students, serves on the MD/PhD Admissions Committee, was PI for an NIH T32 training program in cardiopulmonary development. He currently serves as training director for the Yale Child Health Research Center, a K12 program funded by the NICHD and now in its 25th year of consecutive funding. He has served on several NIH peer review panels and is currently a member of the Child Health Research Scientific Review Committee of the Charles H. Hood Foundation and Co-Chair of the American Heart Association Genetics/Epigenetics peer review committee. In 2014, Dr. Bogue was the Chair of the Planning Committee for Pediatric Clinical Trials Network Stakeholders’ Forum, a forum convened by the American Academy of Pediatrics to initiate the process of developing a global pediatric clinical trials network.

Dr. Bogue’s academic career at Yale also included establishing and directing an NIH-funded research program in the developmental biology of the lung, liver and cardiovascular system for over 20 years. During that time, his laboratory made important contributions to the genetic pathways involved in embryonic organ development, including the identification of genetic pathways critical to formation of the liver and biliary system as well as the cardiovascular system.

International Activity

  • International Pediatric Research Foundation
    Member, Board of Trustees

Education & Training

University of Virginia (1981)
University of Virginia (1985)
Yale University, Pediatric Critical Care (1989 - 1993)
Chief Resident
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Pediatrics (1988 - 1989)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Pediatrics (1985 - 1988)
Board Certification
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Board Certified  (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Fellow, Berkeley College
    Yale University (2002)
  • Young Investigator Award
    Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (1994)
  • Parker B Francis Fellow in Pulmonary Research
    Francis Families Foundation (1995)
  • Elected Member
    Society for Pediatric Research (1997)
  • Fellow's Teaching Award
    Department of Pediatrics (1990)
  • NIH Young Investigator Award
    Perinatal Research Society (1998)
  • Visiting Scholar
    CRC/Wellcome Trust Gurdon Institute (2007)
  • Mai Gailani Junior Faculty Award “in recognition of junior faculty whose dedication to research and patient care bespeaks the promise of this department.”
    Department of Pediatrics (2000)
  • Child Health Research Fellow
    Charles H. Hood Foundation (1998)
  • Senior Associate, King's College
    Cambridge University (2007)
  • Norman J Siegel Award - "To that member of the faculty who consistently displays high standards of patient care, generosity, collegiality and leadership"
    Department of Pediatrics (2013)
  • America's Top Pediatricians
    Consumer Research Council (2003)
  • Elected Member
    American Pediatric Society (2008)
  • Best Doctors in America
    Best Doctors, Inc (2004)

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