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About Graduate Medical Education

For generations, Yale New Haven's world-renowned residency and fellowship programs have helped thousands of trainees fulfill their potential as skilled, compassionate and caring physicians. What differentiates us from other institutions, though, are dedicated faculty, facilities and resources that prepare you to become a leader and innovator in your chosen medical field.


There are five areas of common interest and values that cross all GME programs at Yale New Haven Hospital. Each is led by a GME Director and is informed by unique, yet intersecting missions.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging – Stephen J. Huot, MD, PhD, Interim Director
Mission Statement: To build and leverage a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all trainees by adopting a holistic approach to recruitment, and creating an atmosphere that values creativity, inclusivity and transparency.


Wellbeing – Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW, Director
Mission Statement: To assure that Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine establish and maintain a maximally supportive learning and work environment that prioritizes the psychological, emotional and physical health of every trainee.


Educator Development – Dana W. Dunne, MD, MHS, Director
Mission Statement: To support faculty and residents as they become the best clinical teachers they can be, understanding that effective teaching and accurate assessment represent immutable domains of our medical professionalism in an academic environment.


Quality and Safety – Linda L. Fan, MD, FACOG, Director
Mission Statement: To support trainee collaboration with multidisciplinary teams improving care and ensure educational opportunities including quality and safety best practices, change management and leadership.


Global and Community Health Education – Tracy Rabin, MD, SM, Director
Mission Statement: To support YNHH and YSM training programs and trainees in achieving their educational goals through ethical and equitable engagement with partner institutions and communities, both domestically and internationally.

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When you choose Yale New Haven Hospital for your residency or fellowship, you'll find a vibrant, family-friendly city filled with history, culture and entertainment, making it a great place to live.

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