Dr. John Binford

Hometown:

Louisville, KY

Undergraduate Institution:

University of Georgia

Medical School:

Yale School of Medicine

Hobbies/Interest:

Brewing beer, gardening, biking, hiking, travel

Past life:

I bicycled across the United States and Central America after college; traveled to 6 continents; served as Sound Man for a film in Uganda during medical school

Academic Interest:

Wilderness Medicine/International Medicine, Ultrasound, Hospice/Palliative Care, and Clinical Acumen.

Favorite activities in New Haven:

Biking around town, amazing restaurants, hanging out with Quality people

Why Yale’s Emergency Medicine Program:

The Yale Emergency Department is a large part of why I chose this field - the camaraderie and support I experienced as a medical student allowed me to fully appreciate the dynamism and rewards of being an emergency medicine physician.  I had no reservations for signing on for another 4 years.

Random factoid:

My medical school thesis was based on a garden-based nutrition intervention conducted in rural Dominican Republic