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Neil Young, MD

Senior Editor, WikEM
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Attending Physician at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT



Dr. Young started his interest in medicine when after high school he joined the military. He served for over 5 years with the Navy and Marine Corps as a Hospital Corpsman, providing medical care on ship, in hospitals, and in the field. He underwent advanced training in combat medicine and military instructorship. His tour in Iraq with an infantry battalion confirmed his desire to pursue emergency medicine as a career. He completed his undergraduate studies at Southern Connecticut State University and graduate studies in medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. He completed residency at the University of Connecticut Integrated Residency in Emergency Medicine in 2016, where he continues to work at an affiliate hospital and explore his interests in education and training.