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Training Opportunities

Yale-New Haven Hospital is pleased to offer a wide variety of training opportunities in clinical and non-clinical areas of the hospital.


Administrative Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital is pleased to offer administrative training opportunities with its Fellowship in Hospital Administration. Learn more.

Child Life Internship Program

The Child Life Internship Program at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital provides individuals with the clinical and professional experiences required to enter the field of Child Life. At the end of the 14-week, 560-hour internship, the individual will be eligible to sit for the Child Life certification exam. Learn more.

Clinical Pastoral Education Programs 

Clinical Pastoral Education Programs are accredited by the ACPE:

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.
One West Court Square, Suite 325
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404.320.1472
Fax: 404.320.0849

The Department of Spiritual Care provides a prime educational environment, which offers support and challenge for CPE students and residents. CPE participants work alongside experienced chaplains of a variety of religious backgrounds. CPE educational programs for religious leaders and seminarians are available year round. 

  • Residency: a full-time, stipended, nine-month chaplain residency program from late August through mid-May. Prerequisite: 1 unit of ACPE-CPE. 
  • Summer: a 10-11 week program from late May through mid-August. Prerequisite: none (at least 1 year seminary preferred). 

For more information email or contact:

The Rev. Angelika A. Zollfrank, Coordinator of Pastoral Education
Department of Spiritual Care
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510-3202

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Download YNHH reference form

Email or mail your completed application, including the essay questions and three references, six to eight months before the start of the unit. Applications are considered on a first come, first serve basis. Please specify your program of interest. 

Diagnostic Imaging Programs


The hospital provides clinical training and didactic education for ultrasound technologists through its own Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Diagnostic Ultrasound, which offers a 14-month general sonography program and a 12-month echocardiography. The program is accredited by JRC-DMS and a certificate is rewarded at the completion of the program.

For more information, e-mail, write or call:
YNHH School of Diagnostic Ultrasound
20 York St., Room CB 612
New Haven, CT 06510-3202
Telephone: 203.688.8227

View our brochure and application.

For more information about ultrasound, visit American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and Association for Medical Ultrasound (AIUM).

Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Ultrasound

Yale-New Haven Hospital is a clinical training site for several diagnostic imaging programs and has developed affiliations with Gateway Community College and Quinnipiac University providing hands-on clinical experience for academic student technologists. Please contact those institutions for further information.

Dietetic Internship

Yale-New Haven Hospital offers two internship tracks: the YNHH Clinical Emphasis Dietetic Internship and the Combined YNHH Internship/Masters Degree Program in affiliation with the Graduate School at the University of New Haven (UNH). Learn more.

Elder Horizons Internships

The Elder Horizons Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital offers field placements and internships during the fall, spring and summer semesters for students who are in good academic standing. If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care, human services, therapeutic recreation, gerontology, public health, physical therapy, nutrition, exercise physiology, allied health, etc., please e-mail, call or write:

Wendy Whyko
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Elder Horizons Program
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510-3202

Emergency Medical Services Training

Yale New Haven Hospital operates the New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program which, in addition to providing medical direction for the EMS system in Greater New Haven, also provides a number of emergency medical services education programs. Learn more.

Graduate Medical Education

Yale-New Haven Hospital provides training for more than 700 residents and fellows in more than 60 accredited programs of graduate medical education. Medical students may check the electives offered by Yale School of Medicine. Learn more.

YNHH 2014 Student Nurse Summer Program

The student nurse summer program is an unpaid volunteer program designed for student nurses who are currently enrolled in an accredited school/department of nursing program. The student nurse intern has successfully completed his/her school's fundamental nursing course. The program offers a learning experience for student nurses that will develop knowledge and practice that promotes an exceptional patient experience.

Other Training Opportunities

In addition to the above, Yale-New Haven Hospital participates with the New Haven public school system in the School-to-Career program and with area colleges and universities in placing undergraduate and graduate student interns and providing clinical experience for students training in occupational and physical therapy, respiratory therapy and other allied health careers. Please contact the educational institution directly for more information.

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