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Why Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

The wide range of psychiatric services provided by Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital, in affiliation with Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, distinguish us as a world leader in clinical care, research and education.


We take particular pride in our diverse and talented staff, including a cadre of compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented investigators, and numerous committed and dedicated teachers — as well as a network of able alumni who remain vital to our missions. Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital not only provides the highest quality of patient care but also leads the nation in discoveries that are transforming our understanding and treatment of mental illness.

Patient Care

YNHPH and associated psychiatric services at YNHH offer all our patients an extraordinary range of clinical services, including outstanding programs specializing in the major mental diseases. Our clinical programs are intimately interwoven with the training and research missions of the hospital and medical school. 


Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital leads the nation in discoveries that are transforming our understanding and treatment of mental illness. Our physicians and staff are dedicated to integrating quality clinical care and advanced research. The hospital is closely affiliated with Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, which is among the nation's leaders in psychiatric research. At the root of this success is highly talented research faculty and their numerous basic research laboratories, clinical research programs and research divisions.

Education and Training

YNHPH, associated psychiatric services at YNHH, and our patients directly benefit from the world-renowned education programs that are a critical element of the mission of Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry. The department and its highly regarded and skilled faculty offer undergraduate and graduate medical education programs, as well as a wide spectrum of training opportunities in psychology and advanced research.

Back from the abyss


For former surgeon Sherwin Nuland, MD, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital provided the means to overcome a debilitating depression. See the institution from his unique perspective in this short video.

 Among the best in the U.S.


Yale-New Haven Hospital has been named as one of the top hospitals in the United States, according to U.S.News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" rankings.

Yale-New Haven ranked among the very best in the nation in 10 medical specialties, including psychiatry, which ranked #11.

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