Christian D. Pulcini, MD, MEd, MPH is a pediatric emergency medicine attending and clinician scientist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Vermont. He graduated from Tufts Medical School in 2014 and completed residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in 2017. He completed pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in June of 2020. His research focus is on emergency care of children with medical complexity, with a goal of becoming an independently funded health services researcher. His recent work has also expanded to childhood acute mental health services and pediatric firearm injury. He is a former middle school science teacher and proud father of 3 children.