Gregory R. Ciottone
Instructors

Gregory R. Ciottone

Instructor

Health Policy and Management

gciotton@bidmc.harvard.edu

Other Positions

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine-Beth Israel Deaconess

Harvard Medical School


Overview

Dr. Ciottone is an emergency physician and the President of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. He is the Founding Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, as well as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an Instructor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). Dr. Ciottone is also the Director of Medical Preparedness for the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a joint program of the HSPH and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and has served as a consultant to the White House Medical Unit for the Obama, Trump, and Biden administrations.

Dr. Ciottone’s clinical and field experience includes 25 years as a practicing emergency physician and over 500 missions as a flight physician on an aeromedical helicopter service. He has conducted educational programs in more than 30 countries around the world and has served as a disaster response fellowship director for the International Atomic Energy Agency. Dr. Ciottone has written over 150 scholarly works, including the first and second editions of his textbook Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine, and is the 2018 recipient of the American College of Emergency Physicians Disaster Medical Services Award, and the 2020 recipient of the American Academy of Disaster Medicine Distinguished Service Award.

BA, 05/1987, Biology and Chemistry/Biochemistry
Colby College

06/1983
St. Mark's School

MD, 06/1991, Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Massachusetts Senate Official Citation for commanding DMAT MA-2 at Ground Zero on 9/11-26/2001
Massachusetts Senate

Commendation from DHHS Secretary Tommy Thompson for commanding DMAT MA-2 at Ground Zero 9/11-26/2001
Department of Health and Human Services

Visiting Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium2005-2009
Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium

Visiting Professor, Universita del Piemonte Orientale in Italy2005-2009
Universita del Piemonte Orientale in Italy

EMS Physician-Of-The-Year
Central Massachusetts Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Consultant, White House Medical Unit
White House Medical Unit

Fellow (FFSEM) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI and RCPI)
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

American College of Emergency Physicians Disaster Medical Sciences Award
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

President, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)
World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)

American Academy of Disaster Medicine Distinguished Service Award
American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM)


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