Residency Program



The Education Section of Emergency Medicine is the academic center for residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and is the only emergency medicine training program in Southern Connecticut and one of only two programs in the state.

EM Residency and Research

The Yale Emergency Scholars (YES) program is a 5-year track that merges our fully accredited emergency medicine residency with a rigorous, SAEM-certified research fellowship.

Ask A Resident

The following residents serve as contact points for questions regarding our residency.

Feel free to email them with questions or comments about our program.

Class of 2016

Ryan Coughlin, M.D.
Chief Resident
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lisa Sander, M.D.
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Dan Savage, M.D.
Chief Resident
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Susan Varga, M.D.
Chief Resident
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Anneli von Reinhart, M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University

Class of 2017

Erik Fisher, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Jessica Walrath, M.D.
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Class of 2018

Aman Shah, M.D.
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Program Director's Welcome

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Yale-New Haven Emergency Medicine Residency Program.


Applications to the Yale Emergency Medicine Residency Program are accepted from senior medical students from accredited U.S. medical schools, as well as other qualified candidates.