Dr. John Binford




Louisville, KY


Undergraduate Institution:


University of Georgia


Medical School:


Yale School of Medicine






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