Training Opportunities

Yale New Haven Hospital is pleased to offer a wide variety of training opportunities in clinical and non-clinical areas of the hospital.

Administrative Training

Yale New Haven Hospital is pleased to offer administrative training opportunities with its Fellowship in Hospital Administration.

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Child Life Internship Program

The Child Life Internship Program at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital provides individuals with the clinical and professional experiences required to enter the field of Child Life. At the end of the 16-week, 600-hour internship, the individual will be eligible to sit for the Child Life certification exam.

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Clinical Pastoral Education Program

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is professional education for interfaith spiritual care giving and religious leadership. It brings participants of all faiths (seminarians, pastors, priests, rabbis, imams and lay persons) into supervised ministry with individuals in crisis.

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Diagnostic Imaging Programs

Yale New Haven Hospital offers clinical training and didactic education through its own School of Diagnostic Ultrasound. A 14-month General Sonography program or a 12-month Adult Echocardiography program are available. The programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) and a certificate is rewarded at the completion of the program. Learning concentrations are offered in Vascular Sonography and Pediatric Echocardiography as well.

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Dietetic Internship

Yale New Haven Hospital offers two internship tracks: the YNHH Clinical Emphasis Dietetic Internship and the Combined YNHH Internship/Masters Degree Program in affiliation with the Graduate School at the University of New Haven (UNH).

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Elder Horizons Program

The Elder Horizons Program at Yale New Haven Hospital offers additional training opportunities for volunteers. After 40 hours of volunteer work providing key interventions to prevent delirium, volunteers have the opportunity to expand their role as Enrollment Volunteers. 

Volunteers interested in pursuing a career as a healthcare professional have the opportunity to enroll patients into the Elder Horizons Program, gathering important patient information at the bedside and collaborating with Elder Horizons team members. Students in our program have expressed an interest in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, social work, gerontology and public health. This is an exciting opportunity for you to be an active participant in our delirium prevention program. If you are interested in being an Enrollment Volunteer, please e-mail:

Wendy Whyko
Elder Horizons Coordinator
Yale New Haven Hospital
Elder Horizons Program
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510-3202

Emergency Medical Services Training

Yale New Haven Hospital operates the Center for EMS which, in addition to providing medical direction for the EMS system in Greater New Haven, also provides a number of emergency medical services education programs.

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Pharmacy Technician Training Program

The Pharmacy Technician Training Program trains qualified applicants to become pharmacy technicians, proficient in all areas of health system pharmacy services as an integral part of the YNHH healthcare team.

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Graduate Medical Education

Yale New Haven Hospital provides training for more than 700 residents and fellows in more than 60 accredited programs of graduate medical education. Medical students may check the electives offered by Yale School of Medicine.

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YNHH 2016 Student Nurse Service Learning Program

The YNHH Summer 2016 Student Nurse Service Learning Program is an unpaid volunteer program designed for BSN student nurses who are currently enrolled in an accredited School/Department of Nursing. To participate, the student nurse applicant will have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing core curriculum and be a member of the class of 2017.

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School To Career Program 

In addition to the above, Yale New Haven Hospital collaborates with the New Haven Public School System and the City of New Haven Youth AT Work Program to offer the School-to-Career program, a partnership with the following schools: Hillhouse High School, Hill Regional Career High School, Metropolitan Business Academy and Wilbur Cross High School. Please contact Cynthia Lowman, career counselor, for more information: 203-688-1085.