Training Sites

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), founded almost 200 years ago, is located in New Haven, Connecticut. YNHH, the flagship hospital of Yale New Haven Health System, is a non-profit, 1,541-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. YNHH also supports a busy Emergency Department, which treats over 80,000 patients a year. YNHH is the location for much of the tertiary and specialty care surgery and includes the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) and the Smilow Cancer Hospital.

Yale University School of Medicine is physically attached to Yale School of Medicine and creates a complete academic medical center with many full–time academic faculty engaged in research and all providing both clinical and academic mentorship to residents and medical students. Community surgeons practicing at YNHH contribute substantially to resident education. YNHH contains intensive care units for Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Medicine, Coronary Care, Pediatrics, and Neonatology. Yale has one of the oldest federally funded Cancer Centers and has had both adult and children's clinical research centers for more than 30 years.

Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH)

Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) is the dedicated children’s hospital that is part of nationally recognized Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH). The hospital has 222 dedicated children’s beds across three inpatient campuses– York Street campus, Bridgeport campus and St Raphael campus. Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital functions both as a community hospital for the local population and as a tertiary care center for the referral of patients from Connecticut, New England, the United States and abroad. The Pediatric Muscular Dystrophy Program at Yale-New Haven cares for numerous neuromuscular diagnoses and is one of only five pediatric MDA clinics in New England.

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

The new Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven consolidates all of the medical center's cancer services, both inpatient and outpatient, into a single world-class cancer hospital. Smilow Cancer Hospital is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center - southern New England's only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, and one of only 40 in the United States.

Hospital of St Raphael

In September 2012, Yale New Haven Hospital acquired the Hospital of Saint Raphael (HSR) forming a single, 1,541-bed dual-campus hospital in New Haven. HSR is a 2 minute drive from the main hospital, however there is a convenient shuttle that runs between them. HSR is the location for many elective orthopedic services including spine, joints, and shoulder elbow. Opportunities exist to work with both private and academic attendings at this facility.


Veterans Administration Hospital

The West Haven Campus of the Veterans Administration Connecticut Health Care System (V.A. Hospital) is a 179–bed tertiary care facility with an additional 30-bed nursing home care unit. Approximately 2,800 surgical procedures are performed annually. There are more than 200,000 patient visits to outpatient clinics annually, and the average inpatient census is 138. The V.A. Hospital is located two miles from Yale and a shuttle bus, which operates every 15 minutes, connects the two institutions.