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David Della-Giustina

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

Contact Information

David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Emergency Medicine

    PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8062

    United States



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

  • Fellowship
    Madigan Army Medical Center (2010)
  • Residency
    Madigan Army Medical Center (1995)
  • Transitional Internship
    Madigan Army Medical Center (1992)
  • MD
    Uniformed Services University (1991)
  • BS
    United States Military Academy (1987)

Departments & Organizations