Six Yale New Haven Children’s specialties spotlighted by U.S. News & World Report

June 9, 2015, New Haven, Connecticut – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best in the nation for six of its pediatric subspecialties in the 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in cancer (#44); diabetes and endocrinology (#5); gastroenterology and GI surgery (#26); neonatology (#46); neurology and neurosurgery (#39) and pulmonology (#44). 

At #5, YNHCH diabetes and endocrinology again ranked among the elite national programs. 

“We are honored to have so many of our children’s hospital specialties ranked among the best in the United States. We are especially proud that our diabetes and endocrinology program is among the top five nationally,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) and interim chief, pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine. “Our goal is simply to be the best we can be for the children of our region. Our growth, our quality and safety initiatives, and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes, discovering new cures and caring for every child who needs us.” 

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is a major medical center with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport. The network of seven Pediatric Specialty Centers across the region provides access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties. Three centers are located in New Haven as well as in the towns of Greenwich, Norwalk, Old Saybrook and Trumbull.

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Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) offers Connecticut’s largest and most comprehensive array of maternity and pediatric services. With 221 beds, YNHCH includes a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, a 24-hour pediatric emergency room and a pediatric surgery center. YNHCH, with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport, is part of the nationally recognized Yale New Haven Hospital, a 1,541-bed not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. YNHH’s York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. www.ynhch.org

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. www.ynhh.org

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