Student Life

The Yale School of Medicine Medical Education Program offers a wide range of opportunities, activities, and support to supplement and enhance your Yale Medical Education experience.


Student Organizations

The medical school offers a wide range of activities including a variety of student organizations where you can pursue your interests in community service, career development, mentoring, or...


Community Service

The Medical Education Program offers a variety of activities & opportunities for its students, including international study opportunities, a variety of clinical electives, numerous...


Support Services

The medical school has services in place to support your physical, spiritual and emotional well-being, as well as many programs to help you academically and socially.



One of our most important missions in the Office of Student Affairs is to keep you safe while you are at Yale. In this effort, we work closely with university administrators, who have...


Welcome to New Haven

New Haven has been home to Yale University for nearly three centuries. Conveniently located between New York and Boston, it is an international community that is a center for scholarship,...

As an older student, it was important for me to structure my own time as far as studying goes. The Yale System really gives its students the flexibility to have study time, to have a bunch of extracurricular interests, and to 'have a life' outside of medicine and being a medical student.

Merle Carter, Wellsley College, YSM '98