A $1,400 annual educational stipend is provided by YNHH for the purchase of education resources such as textbooks, surgical equipment (such as loupes), and electronic equipment (tablets, laptops, cell phone).
A generous stipend for travel/conference reimbursement is available for residents who are approved to present their research at regional and national conferences.
Yale School of Medicine Medical Library provides assistance with literature searches, bibliography preparation, as well as workshops on topics from grant writing to statistics. Online access is available to most surgical textbooks and most medical journals.
There is dedicated study space is available at the hospital within the General Surgery Resident’s Library.
Residents are allotted 4 weeks vacation per year.