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David Della-Giustina

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

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David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

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Dr. David Della-Giustina is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair for Education. He is the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director as well as the Program Director of the Wilderness Medicine and Educational Leadership Fellowships. 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)

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