Hurricane Sandy and Snowstorm Nemo posed challenges for patients wondering if appointments would be cancelled, and left some physicians and staff brainstorming ways to get out of their driveways. Yale Medical Group has a new plan in place for the next emergency.
Yale Practice October 2013
Obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences has created a new division devoted specifically to gynecology. By expanding access to gynecological services for women in New Haven, the division’s doctors feel they are casting a wider net for primary care.
Internal medicine’s new interim chair is a Yale School of Medicine graduate who has been treating patients at the VA Connecticut Health System since 2004. Surgery’s new chief of transplant is a pediatric liver specialist who spent 15 years with the Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Yale Medical Group welcomes the most doctors in late summer/early fall. This year more than 100 physicians are joining the clinical faculty from Connecticut and throughout the country. The latest group includes members of The Urology Group, a community practice that joined YMG this summer.
This year Concettina Tolomeo, APRN, led an efficient new effort to bring 19 new pediatric physicians on board. She said, “Our goal was to have each new faculty member ready to see patients in the clinic and the hospital within two weeks of arriving.”