Paul Biddinger


Mass General Hospital
55 Fruit St., Zero Emerson Place 340
Boston, Massachusetts 02114

Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP

Director, Harvard School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education; Instructor

Dr. Paul Biddinger is the Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. He is also the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness at MGH and at Partners Healthcare.

Dr. Biddinger additionally holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Biddinger chairs the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Committee of Preparedness and serves as a medical officer for the MA-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) in the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Dr. Biddinger is an active researcher in the field of emergency preparedness and has lectured nationally and internationally on topics of preparedness and disaster medicine. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters on multiple topics related to emergency medical services and disaster medicine. He completed his undergraduate study in international relations at Princeton University, attended medical school at Vanderbilt University, and completed residency training in emergency medicine at Harvard University.