School of Diagnostic Ultrasound

Learning Resources

Students enrolled in the Ultrasound Program are provided with intense didactic and clinical instruction by experienced ARDMS registered sonographers and by board certified physicians. Each student is given direct hands-on training and exposure to all facets of diagnostic ultrasound. Yale-New Haven Hospital is an outstanding facility in which to learn and its affiliation with Yale University places it as a leader in medicine and advancing technology. The ultrasound section of diagnostic imaging is a busy clinical service with a strong research commitment. The ultrasound section performs over 40,000 exams per year, which provides each student with maximum clinical exposure.

Program Concentrations

General Sonography; Abdominal, Physics and Obstetrics & Gynecology (14 months), Echocardiography (12 months).   For credentialed sonographers, learning concentrations include Vascular Technology (6 months) and Pediatric Echocardiography (6 months).

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Admission Requirements

General Program

To be eligible for admission to the Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Diagnostic Ultrasound, individuals must meet the following requirements:

Academic and Clinical Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree completed in the United States or Canada
  • Completion of the following post-secondary academic course prerequisites
    • Communications (English/Speech/Communications)
    • Algebra or higher level math
    • General physics
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II (with lab)
    • Medical terminology
    • Patient care (Didactic and clinical experience)
      • Must be able to provide documentation of >750 of direct patient care contact hours either through program of study (examples: Radiologic Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapist, etc) or practical experience.
Note: A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for all college level course prerequisites listed above.

Interested applicants should download application and submit to our Program Director.

A non-citizen applicant is required to provide documentation from Immigration and Naturalization Service of their permanent resident status by presenting their alien registration card. The school is not approved by INS to enroll non-immigrant status students. 

Contact Information:

Carolyn DeLeo, RDMS, RVT, RT, BGS
Program Director
School of Diagnostic Ultrasound
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street - CB 612
New Haven, CT 06510-3202