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Primary Sites of Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital York Street Campus (YSC) - The Beeson Service

The main hospital facility, completed in April 1982 and the Children’s Hospital, completed in July 1993, structurally integrate all inpatient medical beds. Serving as the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital is a 1,541-bed tertiary care facility and includes Yale Cancer Center, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

The Internal Medicine Service at Yale is named after Dr. Paul Beeson, one of the most illustrious figures in American medicine in the latter half of the 20th century, who was Chairman of Medicine at Yale from 1952 until 1965.

The Beeson Service occupies the fifth, eighth, ninth and tenth floors of the East Pavilion, the fifth floor of the South Pavilion (Medical Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit), and the ninth floor of the West Pavilion (Medical Oncology). Most of the services are now fairly well localized geographically.

VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VA-West Haven)

The VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, Conn. is located just a few miles south of Yale New Haven Hospital. The VA-West Haven is a full-service tertiary care inpatient and outpatient facility serving approximately 54,000 veterans in Connecticut. The hospital additionally receives cardiac and specialty referrals from western Massachusetts, upstate New York and Rhode Island. The Medicine Service comprises two 30-bed acute medicine/surgery units on the fourth floor, a 20-bed step down unit on the fifth floor, and a six-bed Medical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Patients are admitted by the medical residents on the basis of acute medical need from the Emergency Department, clinics, other services, electively through both general medical and subspecialty clinics and by direct referral from other Veterans Administration facilities for special needs.

Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus (SRC) - The Cooney Service

In September 2012, Yale New Haven Hospital acquired the assets for the Hospital of Saint Raphael becoming a 1541-bed hospital with two campus sites: York Street Campus (YSC) and Saint Raphael Campus (SRC). Located 1.3 miles away (about four minutes), SRC is accessible by hospital shuttle. In the fall of 2014, SRC opened a new geriatric inpatient floor (The Cooney Service) where all medicine residents rotate.