Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Patients at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital benefit from highly skilled specialty physicians and nurses who offer emergency treatment for the full range of illness and injury, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also have an outstanding support staff of social workers, emergency room technicians, Child Life specialists, and foreign language interpreters.

Emergency Medicine

Patients have access to experts in all areas of pediatric subspecialties including pediatric emergency medicine, toxicology and critical care. Many of the team members are renowned in fields of medical simulation, bedside ultrasound, disaster preparedness, injury prevention, toxicology, medical education and medical informatics.

Comprehensive emergency services are available for an array of emergency conditions including:

  • Respiratory ailments
  • Poisoning, including environmental toxins
  • Trauma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Sexual abuse
  • Suspected child abuse
  • Abdominal emergencies
  • Infections
  • Dehydration
  • Psychiatric emergencies, including post-traumatic stress disorder

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Emergency Department

Main Campus

(203) 688-3333

Bridgeport Campus

At the Bridgeport Hospital Campus, the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Children's Emergency Center provides specialized emergency care for ill or injured children.

(203) 384-3566

Improving Child Safety

Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital is a designated Injury Free Site by the national Injury Free Coalition for Kids. As part of our commitment to prevent injuries and educate the community, the hospital and Kohl’s Cares are Teaming Up to Improve Child Safety