David Suwondo, MD

David Suwondo

Hometown: Hudson, OH
Education: Yale University, B.S. (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Intensive); Yale School of Medicine, M.D.
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping, visiting Acadia National Park, traveling abroad, eating in Spain, enjoying good coffee and espresso, shopping for outdoor gear, dabbling in photography, keeping up with technology.
Past Life: EMT, CPR instructor, contributing photographer for the campus newspaper.
Academic Interests: Point-of-care ultrasound, medical education, prehospital care, and global health.
Favorite activities in New Haven: Eating at all the incredible restaurants in New Haven, drinking Blue State Coffee, walking around IKEA, spending a day at the Yale Outdoor Education Center, watching the sunset from Hammonasset Beach State Park, exploring local park trails, going for a run in the East Rock area, visiting Connecticut’s pick-your-own orchards, and going to Yale’s museums, art galleries, concerts, and performances. Did I mention eating at all the incredible restaurants in New Haven?
Why Yale EM: A truly diverse patient population reflecting not only New Haven’s population but also Yale’s dual roles as both an academic referral center and an urban safety-net hospital; outstanding ultrasound faculty, resources, and training; extremely talented, diverse, and down-to-earth residents; excellent residency program leadership; ample opportunities for teaching and education; a world-class simulation center; extensive global health opportunities; and all the academic, cultural, and educational resources that Yale University has to offer.
Random factoid: I can wiggle my ears.