Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM is Founder and Executive Editor of Policy Prescriptions®. A summa cum laude graduate of Morehouse College, where he received a B.S. in biology, Dr. Dark earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He holds a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He completed his residency training at George Washington University while serving as Chief Resident in the 2009-2010 academic year. Currently, Dr. Dark is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Emergency Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. He serves on the American College of Emergency Physicians‘ State Legislative and Regulatory Committee, the Texas College of Emergency Physicians‘ Communications Committee, and produces a health policy podcast for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Dark’s policy experience includes work for the United States House of Representatives and the Kaiser Family Foundation. He has been an invited speaker for organizations such as Physicians for a National Health Program, the American Medical Student Association, the Student National Medical Association, and has given presentation across the country. Dr. Dark’s policy interests include the study of health reform at the intersection with international health systems and teaching health policy to clinicians. He endeavors to assure that all Americans possess health security through a universal health care system focused on continuity, affordability, and access to quality health care.
NOTE: Dr. Dark’s commentary and opinions on this website are his own and do not represent the views of Baylor College of Medicine, the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, or the Texas College of Emergency Physicians.