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:
Research & Innovation
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.