About Us

About Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. Yale-New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

About Us

We Are Leading the Way

Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 4,500 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.

Yale-New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research.

In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale-New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area with more than 12,000 employees. We are also the flagship member of Yale New Haven Health System.

Patient Non-discrimination Policy

Yale-New Haven Hospital does not discriminate against any person seeking medical care (or their visitors or care partners) on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other basis protected by law. The Hospital provides emergency medical care to all patients regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

Our Mission

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Administration and Board of Trustees

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Medical Staff Leadership

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Our History

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Read current and archived annual reports, as well as other informative YNHH publications. Learn more »


Learn about the many ways we are giving back to our friends and neighbors in the New Haven community. Learn more »

Fact Sheets

Find out more about our facilities and the services we provide, at a glance. Learn more »

Volunteers & Auxiliary

Meet the generous people supporting our mission, and learn how to make your own contribution. Learn more »

Our Physicians

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