David Y Hwang, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Staff Neurointensivist, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Departments & Organizations

Neurology

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Faculty Research

Office of Student Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Since 2012, Dr. Hwang has been an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at the Yale School of Medicine and a neurointensivist at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. His academic interests include how clinicians prognosticate outcome for intracerebral hemorrhage patients and how surrogate decision making in Neuro ICUs can be improved. He is the recent recipient of the American Brain Foundation Practice Research Training Fellowship, the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Research Training Fellowship, the Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award at the International Stroke Conference, the First-Place Patient and Family Support Abstract Award at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Critical Care Congress, and an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the most recent NCS Research Conference.

Education & Training

MD Harvard Medical School (2006)
BS Emory University (2001)
Clinical and Research Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Chief Resident Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Resident Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Intern Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2010)
Board Certification United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurocritical Care (2013)

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Communication in Healthcare (2015)

  • YNHH ICU / Palliative Care System Wide Task Force (2014)

  • American Neurological Association (2014)

  • American Stroke Association (2012)

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (2012)

  • Neurocritical Care Society (2011)

  • American Academy of Neurology (2007)

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