Stephen J. Cico, MD, MED
Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs and Faculty Development
Dr. Cico was recruited to start the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program through the Department of Emergency Medicine at Riley Hospital for Children and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He served for three years as the Associate Fellowship Director at the University of Washington Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He also served as a member of the Child Protection Team at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Most recently, he was the only pediatric emergency physician in the state of South Dakota and was an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine – Emergency Medicine at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
Dr. Cico is an Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs & Faculty Development at the IUSM, and is involved in faculty development for Volunteer Faculty at the Centers and throughout the state of Indiana. He is a Decision Editor of Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training Journal, and is the online pediatric editor of Access Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Cico completed his undergraduate degree in Honors Biology at Wright State University and the obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He did a dual residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and then completed his fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. While an attending physician in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University, he started work on his Master’s in Medical Education (MEd) through the University of Cincinnati Colleges of Medicine and Education, completing his degree in 2012. He is board certified in pediatric emergency medicine and general pediatrics.
When he isn’t working, Dr. Cico enjoys running, playing tennis, hiking, traveling (especially to Hawaii and Europe), and amateur wine-tasting.
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Titles & Appointments
- Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
- Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
- Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Cico is involved in medical education research, and has recently published on task-switching and multitasking in the emergency department, as well as the use of ultrasound for ingested foreign body identification. He is involved in #FOAM on Twitter @PedsEM, as well as several research projects relating to the use of social media in medical education, the most recent of which was published in Medical Teacher. He is the pediatric section editor of The Atlas of Clinical Emergency Medicine, as well as the author of 5 chapters in the textbook; he is the lead author of the pediatric section of Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets, and is the author of several chapters in Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine. He is the pediatric online editor of the Access Emergency Medicine website and a Decision Editor for Academic Emergency Medicine Eductation & Training Journal.
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Desc: 2017 AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs Social Media Influencer #AAMCGFA
Org: Boy Scouts of America
Desc: Eagle Scout
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