David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency; Program Director of Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Chief of Education Section

Departments & Organizations

Emergency Medicine: York Street

Yale Medicine


Dr. David Della-Giustina is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Education Section Chief in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director as well as the Program Director of the Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. He is a retired Colonel from the US Army with over 29 years of service to include combat tours in Afghanistan (2) and Iraq (2) with US Special Operations Command. His areas of expertise involve residency and medical student education, wilderness medicine, tactical and combat casualty care, leadership, point of care ultrasound and emergency orthopedics.

Education & Training

MD Uniformed Services University (1991)
BS United States Military Academy (1987)
Fellowship Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency Madigan Army Medical Center
Transitional Internship Madigan Army Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (1996)

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Contact Info

David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM
Patient Care Location
Yale Emergency MedicineYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062