Y Access Line

Introducing the single-source phone center exclusively for physicians. With one call to our 24/7 Y Access Line, physicians can speak directly with a live clinician who is ready to expedite their request for a patient transfer to Yale-New Haven Hospital. Please note that this service is only available to referring physicians.

Y Access Line

Fast response and assurance in one phone call:


Services include

  • Identify an appropriate specialist
  • Ensure connection with a receiving attending physician
  • Facilitate arrangements for a patient transfer
  • Obtain patient evaluations and progress reports

Pediatric Consultation Service


Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Pediatric Consultation Service allows quick and easy access to YNHCH pediatric specialists to improve care by providing a consultation, assistance with an urgent issue or emergency transfer to YNHCH for your patient, 24/7.

With one call to our 24/7 Y-Access Line, 888.964.4233, our clinically trained operators will link you directly to the appropriate pediatric specialist.

If you need a patient consultation, or a patient transfer to YNHCH, please call 888.964.4233.

Faculty medical and surgical specialists from Yale-New Haven Hospital respect the primary role of referring physicians in the ongoing management of patient care. Our mission is to address the needs of both referring physicians and their patients in an efficient manner and to provide ongoing clinical data access and communications regarding the patient's condition.

Referring physicians are not be responsible for providing insurance information; this process is managed by Yale-New Haven Hospital. It is also our policy to provide notification of admission and continuing daily communications to referring physicians until the time of discharge.

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