Contact Information

As a new Combined Medicine/Pediatrics intern you'll work with many talented individuals from different offices to prepare you to begin your internship this June.  The program's main administrative contact is Mary Sarah Thanas (see below) for all your questions.

Mary Sarah Thanas
Senior Administrative Assistant, Yale Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program
(Note:  Her office is located at 330 Cedar Street, LMP 1091-B, with doorway access located on the first floor next to the stairs leading into the Fitkin Amphitheater.)
203-785-7941 tel
203-785-3922 fax
marysarah.thanas@yale.edu

Match Lists

Welcome and Congratulations to the New Interns of the Yale Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program!

The Yale Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Intern Match List 14-15

To Do

The new intern "To Do" list is below.  Please read each section and follow the instructions.  Pay particular attention to dates and who should receive the information requested.

1) Due by Monday, March 24th by 4:00PM (EST) - Acceptance Statement for NRMP Matched Position

You received a "Welcome" email sent to you by your residency program on Friday, March 21st. We ask that you please acknowledge acceptance of your matched position with your residency program by sending an email using the program TEXT shown below to NICOLE POTTER (Registrar) no later than Monday, March 24, 2014 by 4:00PM (EST).

  • Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Interns (type this statement into an email to Nicole Potter):  
    • I acknowledge acceptance of my NRMP matched position with the Yale Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program for the Academic Year 2014-2015.
      Jane Doe Smith, 3/21/2014
  • Internal Medicine-Traditional Interns (type this statement into an email to Nicole Potter):  
    • I acknowledge acceptance of my NRMP matched position with the Yale Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program for the Academic Year 2014-2015.
      Jane Doe Smith, 3/21/2014
  • Primary Care Interns (type this statement into an email to Nicole Potter):  
    • I acknowledge acceptance of my NRMP matched position with the Yale Primary Care Residency Program for the Academic Year 2014-2015.
      Jane Doe Smith, 3/21/2014

2) Due by Monday, March 24th by 4:00PM (EST) - Matched Intern Survey

Your residency programs have approximately 10 questions for you that we need you to answer for us (e.g. Are you away this Spring when you'll be out of contact?, your preferred contact information, etc.)  Watch for an email the afternoon of March 21st from Nicole Potter (Registrar) containing a link to the Matched Intern Survey.  Please complete the survey no later than March 24th, by 4:00PM (EST).

3) Complete and Mail by March 31st - VA Paperwork

Open all three of the hyperlinks below to complete your VA paperwork. Mail originals to Nicole Potter (address below), post-marked no later than March 31, 2014. We apologize but we are not able to accept PDF copies - a security measure.  Nicole will email you when she receives your VA paperwork in the mail.  Every new intern is required by their residency program to complete VA paperwork and return it to Nicole Potter, Registrar.

Questions about the 3 VA paperwork forms?

Email or call Elizabeth (Liz) Castellon who is our VA Department of Internal Medicine administrative contact with your questions about the VA paperwork forms.  Telephone: (203) 932-5711 ext. 2704

All other questions about your VA paperwork?  Email or call Nicole Potter. Telephone: (203) 785-7948

MAIL your VA paperwork originals to...

Nicole Potter
Registrar, Yale Department of Internal Medicine-Education
333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208030
15 York Street, LMP 1091-B
New Haven, CT 06520

4) E-mail to arrive by May 1st - Y-NHH Web-based Training

Every new intern will receive an automated email by May 12, 2014 from Yale-New Haven Hospital with information about the "Red Carpet Portal".  The "Red Carpet Portal" is your access to the web-based Y-NHH Mandatory Training (see instructions below).  Please watch your e-mail and your junk e-mail for this important message.

  • Prior to June 11, 2014, complete the web-based Y-NHH Mandatory Training described in the Y-NHH. Login instructions will be included.
  • Interns who do not complete the web-based Y-NHH Mandatory Training prior to June 11, 2014 will be unable to participate in intern orientation.

5) UPDATE! (Posted April 17th)...Your Y-NHH Paperwork Packet will be MAILED to you the week of May 12th!

UPDATE posted April 17th....The week of May 12th Yale-New Haven Hospital House Staff Office (Y-NHH HSO) will MAIL every new intern a packet of paperwork to complete and mail back to THEIR office.  Please follow the instructions provided in the packet, complete all documents as soon as possible, and return everything to the Y-NHH HSO by the date requested in the enclosed instructions.

  • All your Y-NHH paperwork must be completed and received by the Y-NHH HSO prior to the first day of intern orientation (June 11th) or you will be unable to participate in intern orientation.
  • Please call the Y-NHH Housestaff Office at (203) 688-2259 if you have any questions or concerns regarding the Y-NHH paperwork.

6) Due by April 20th - Photo for your Yale University ID

Yale University requires that all interns/residents be issued an official Yale University photo identification card. You will need a Yale ID for access to Yale University buildings on the Yale Medical School Campus, and for access to Yale transportation facilities and other Yale services.

In order to have your Yale ID card ready for you upon your arrival on June 11th for your intern orientation, please electronically submit a color PASSPORT PHOTO to your residency program administrator (see list below) no later than April 20, 2014. If a Passport Photo is not possible, you may submit a color snapshot (electronically) showing a full front view of your head and shoulders to your residency program administrator. All photos must have awhite background. To learn more about Passport photo requirements, please go to the U.S. Passports & International Travel website.

  • Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Interns - Email photo to Mary Sarah Thanas (marysarah.thanas@yale.edu)
  • Internal Medicine-Traditional Interns - Email photo to Nancy DiLella (nancy.dilella@yale.edu)
  • Primary Care Interns - Email photo to Monique Plinck (monique.plinck@yale.edu)

7) Due by Friday, June 13th - Medical School Diploma

Please email a PDF copy* of your Medical School Diploma to NICOLE POTTER (Registrar) at no later than Friday, June 13, 2014.

  • If you will not receive your Medical School Diploma by June 13th, obtain a letter from your Medical School Registrar's Office (on school letterhead) that indicates successful completion of your Medical School degree(s).  The letter from your Medical School Registrar's Office (on school letterhead) may be emailed to Nicole Potter by Friday, June 13th.
  • Please Note:  You will be asked by the Y-NHH Housestaff Office to provide another copy of your Medical School Diploma to their office.

* A jpeg copy of your Medical School Diploma may be forwarded to Nicole Potter, but only if it is saved with high-resolution and the entire face of the diploma is shown.

Orientation

The Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Intern Orientation activities will involve activities with both the Yale Department Internal Medicine and the Yale Department of Pediatrics.  The Yale Department of Internal Medicine-Education, Intern Orientation begins on WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the The Anlyan Center (TAC) Auditorium, 300 Cedar Street (first floor), New Haven, CT (corner of Cedar Street and Congress Avenue).  Mary Sarah Thanas will let all 4 new Med-Peds interns know if they begin their clinical rotations with Medicine or with Pediatrics. The two interns who begin clinical rotations with Medicine on Saturday morning, June 20, 2014 will finish Orientation activities on Friday, June 20th.The two interns who begin clinical rotations with Pediatrics on _________ (TBD) will finish Orientation activities on ______________ (TBD).

  • Participation is mandatory in all daily intern orientation training activities
  • Orientation Schedules will be finalized in June when Mary Sarah Thanas will email Med-Peds interns a copy.  You'll also receive a copy of your schedule when you arrive for orientation.

Frequently Asked Questions by Newly Matched Interns

What is the AY2014-2015 Salary for PGY-1 Interns?

The AY2014-2015 Salary for all PGY-1 Interns is $59,700.
  • The YNHH Housestaff Office telephone number is 203-688-2259 if you have any questions or concerns about your salary.

When will I receive my first paycheck?

Provided that all required Y-NHH paperwork for the intern is received by the Y-NHH Housestaff Office before orientation and provided that all required web-based mandatory training is completed before orientation, the first intern paycheck (paper check) will be distributed to the intern by their residency program's administrator (Mary Sarah Thanas) on July 3, 2014.  Interns go to their residency program administrator's office to pickup their first paycheck.  See "To Do" tab.

Intern employment/pay begins on the first day the resident participates in orientation.

Who can provide me with an employment letter?

Contact Nicole Potter, Registrar, if you need a letter of employment for an apartment rental, home purchase, etc. Email her at nicole.potter@yale.edu or telephone her at 203-785-7948.

When will our Medicine & Pediatric rotation schedules be finalized?

Medicine Rotation Schedules will not be finalized until June by the five (5) Yale Primary Care & Combined Medicine Pediatric Chiefs.  See "Schedule Requests" tab.  Also, see the "Chiefs and Faculty" tab in this section for their contacts.  You'll receive login instructions from the five Yale PC/MP Chiefs when your Medicine schedules are ready to view in Yale PC/MP AMION.  The Yale Pediatric Chiefs will notify you when your Pediatric Rotations are finalized and provide you login instructions to the Yale Pediatric AMION.

When do the Med-Peds PGY-1 medicine or pediatric Block 1 clinical rotations begin?

Your Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program Administrator, Mary Sarah Thanas will let all 4 new Med-Peds interns know if they begin their Block 1 clinical rotations with Medicine or with Pediatrics. The two interns who begin Block 1 with Medicine start clinical rotations on Saturday morning, June 20, 2014 with pre-rounds.  The two interns who begin Block 1 with Pediatrics start clinical rotations with Pediatrics on _________ (To be determined.  However, typically Pediatric PGY-1 Block 1 clinical rotations typically begin 1 to 2 days earlier than Medicine.  Mary will let you know later.)

Living in Connecticut - Helpful Hyperlinks for your Transition to Connecticut

Many of you will be moving to Connecticut for the first time in June.  Below are a list of helpful hyperlinks to assist you as you settle into your new home.

Banks

Cable/Phone

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

Connecticut Town Listing

Housing

Local Newspapers

Utilities

Schedule Requests

Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Program Interns will receive a schedule request from the Yale PC/MP Chiefs in either March or April.  The schedule request will ask you various detailed questions including your preferences for vacation time. 

As Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Program Interns will not receive an "elective schedule request".  Unlike other medicine training program interns, the Med-Peds intern does not receive elective rotations during their first year of training.

Your AY2014-2015 Yale Primary Care / Combined Medicine Pediatrics Chiefs (YPC/MP Chiefs) use a common Yale email address (see below) to communicate with all their interns and residents. Although the 5 YPC/MP Chiefs create and manage the medicine inpatient schedules for the residents of the Combined Med/Peds Residency Program, the MP Residency Program also will have a PGY-4 Med-Peds Resident Chief (name disclosed at a later date) for MP residents.  Also listed below are the program's Faculty Program Directors (click each name to email them).

AY14-15 Yale PC/MP Chiefs: ypcmpchiefs1415@yale.edu

  • Dr. Krisda Chaiyachati
  • Dr. Manik Chhabra
  • Dr. Janet Ho
  • Dr. Megan Lemay
  • Dr. Nora Segar

AY14-15 Yale Pediatric Chiefs and their website

  • Dr. Sumeet Banker
  • Dr. Brad Herrin
  • Dr. Nicole Nadeau

Our Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program Core Faculty web page where you may view our faculty profiles.

Faculty Directors: