Thomas Pointer

Thomas is a first-year MD student at the School of Medicine. Before this, he was an undergraduate at Yale in Branford College and studied Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Then, he spent a gap year pursuing wet lab research on acute pancreatitis in the Gorelick Lab. Having grown up in rural Missouri, Thomas enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, golfing, and skiing. Indoors, he enjoys playing video games, watching sports, and putting together puzzles. Feel free to reach out any time with questions about the Yale undergrad experience, applying to medical school, or restaurant recommendations in New Haven. You can reach him at