Clifford W Bogue MD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Pediatrics; Chair, Pediatrics; Chief Medical Officer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital; Interim Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Clifford W. Bogue, MD, a pediatric critical care specialist, is Professor and 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.