Associate Professor; Clinical Chief, Rheumatology, Allergy, & Immunology
Yale Rheumatology Transition Program is a joint program between Yale Pediatric and Adult Rheumatology that is designed to facilitate the transition from pediatric to adult care for young adults with chronic rheumatic conditions. Clinicians in the Transition Program work with young adults to understand their goals and help them become knowledgeable and independent in their health care decision making. Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary, directs the program and Jacinta Renaldi, RNP leads the Wellness Program and organizes groups meetings for young adults. The program is at the YNHH Interventional Immunology Center in North Haven.
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For Referring Physicians
New patients are seen on a referral basis only using the new patient referral form which should be faxed to 203-785-7053 or for patients who are currently seen within the Yale New Haven Health and its partner organizations, a referral must be entered into EPIC by choosing the YNH Arthritis & Rheumatology option.
Staff Affiliate - YNHH; Family Nurse Practitioner"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.". Jacinta Renaldi MSN is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner working in the section of Rheumatology at Yale. Beginning her career in nursing in 2004, Jacinta has worked with diverse populations ranging from newborns to geriatric patients in a variety of settings. She began practicing rheumatology in 2009 and joined Yale Rheumatology in 2015. She has a special interest in the treatment of Lupus and other Connective Tissue Disorders and has worked extensively in the development of the Yale Lupus Wellness Program. Jacinta is also a key member in the section of Rheumatology’s Transition of Care Program for young adults with rheumatic disease.