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Hospital Overview

Yale New Haven Hospital

Experience. Innovation. Tradition. Excellence. Optimism. These are just a few of the many reasons that Yale New Haven Hospital consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States.

Vision, Mission and Values


Yale New Haven Health enhances the lives of the people we serve by providing access to high value, patient-centered care in collaboration with those who share our values.


Yale New Haven Health is committed to innovation and excellence in patient care, teaching, research and service to our communities.


Integrity Doing the right thing

Patient-Centered Putting patients and families first

Respect Valuing all people

Accountability Being responsible and taking action

Compassion Being empathetic 

In carrying out this mission, we are dedicated to excellence in:

Patient Care


Research & Innovation


Patient Care

We Are Here for You

Providing comprehensive, individualized care to every patient who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay. Yale New Haven Hospital does not restrict, limit or otherwise deny care to any patient or visitation privileges on the basis of disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Same-sex couples are afforded the same access as different-sex couples and next-of-kin.

We Are Collaborative

Taking a multidisciplinary approach and encouraging communication, coordination, and cooperation between all administrators, physicians, surgeons, nurses and healthcare professionals affiliated with our hospital.

We Are Respectful

Treating all of our patients with courtesy, compassion and respect, with an unwavering commitment to honor their privacy and religious beliefs.

We Are Compassionate

Offering quality, patient- and family-centered care in a comfortable, professional environment designed specifically to facilitate healing.

Learn more about our commitment to patients and families


We Are Educators

Serving as the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine, we attract the brightest young minds in medicine and educate them for medical leadership in clinical practice, teaching and research.

We Are a Place to Grow

Providing training opportunities for nurses and other health professionals, in affiliation with Yale School of Nursing and other universities, colleges and technical schools.

Learn more about our commitment to Graduate Medical Education

Research & Innovation

We Are Explorers

Providing support and a setting for the ongoing clinical research that leads to major medical advances and breakthroughs.

We Are Innovators

Advancing medicine by developing, testing and introducing leading-edge technologies, techniques, and treatments to the global medical community.

We Are Pioneers

Fostering the translation of disease-related discoveries from the laboratory to the treatment room.

Learn more about our clinical research programs


We Are Advocates

Providing public health education and support services that specifically address the healthcare needs of residents of the greater New Haven community.

We Are Accessible

Caring for the most Medicaid-covered and uninsured patients in the State.

We Are Giving

Organizing and encouraging employees and volunteers to participate in numerous charitable programs and events that benefit people in New Haven and surrounding areas.