The residency program in diagnostic radiology includes rotations at three hospital campuses, Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital, and Yale-New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus.
Yale-New Haven Hospital & Yale-New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus
Yale-New Haven Hospital is a 1541-bed tertiary care facility that is the medical school's primary teaching hospital. YNHH has the busiest emergency department in the Northeast, and the 3rd busiest in the country according to Becker's Hospital Review. The wider hospital system, Yale New Haven Health, has more than 25,000 employees, including a medical staff of more than 8,200 hospitalists, medical trainees, and advanced care providers.Yale New Haven Health treats 120,000 inpatients annually and registers more than 2.4 million outpatient visits at its various clinics, including one-day surgery, specialty clinics, the emergency department, the Primary Care Center and others. The main campus includes Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and the Yale Cancer Center.
YNNH has plans for an $838 million state-of-the-art Neuroscience Center, which is expected to open in 2024. This will include two new patient facilities on the Saint Raphael campus that will focus on collaboration between Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital. The new 505,000 square-foot project will have 204 inpatient beds for patients seeking innovative care from movement disorders to neuro-regeneration. The project also includes a significant expansion of the Emergency Department on the SRC Campus. The project is expected to bring more than $1 billion of positive economic impact to the state of Connecticut.
The VA Connecticut Healthcare System
The VA Connecticut Healthcare System serves more than 300,000 veterans in CT and southern New England. The West Haven facility includes a 191-bed inpatient facility and an ambulatory care center and provides a full range of primary, secondary and tertiary care in medicine, geriatrics, neurology, psychiatry and surgery. The VA Connecticut system overall has 1,742 employees, a nursing staff of 405 and a medical staff of 458. It treats 4,700 inpatients and registers more than 512,000 outpatient visits in West Haven and Newington and at its community clinics in New London, Stamford, Waterbury, Windham, Winsted and Danbury.
Impact on Training
Residents at Yale Radiology easily achieve all case log goals published by the ACGME. The high volume and complexity of cases referred to YNHH produces an environment which fosters the highest caliber of trainees. The opportunity for training is sufficient that we continue to expand while already one of the largest programs in the country.