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U.S. News & World Report ranks Yale New Haven Hospital as top in the state of Connecticut


Tuesday, July 26, 2022

NEW HAVEN, CT (July 26, 2022) – Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” listing. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in 9 of 16 specialties.

“It is an honor and privilege to be once again, named to the U.S. News & World Report ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ listing,” said Keith Churchwell, President, Yale New Haven Hospital. “Our world-class staff can take a great deal of pride and satisfaction in this national recognition. We are proud to provide the highest level of care to patients and families hand-in-hand with innovative research in an academic clinical setting. This accomplishment and recognition on the U.S. News list of best hospitals is a direct reflection of our commitment to those we care for and the hard work which makes that care possible.”

Yale New Haven Hospital Psychiatry program was ranked at #8. In addition, YNHH also ranked well in Gynecology (#23), Geriatrics (#29), Pulmonology (#30), Diabetes and Endocrinology as well as Ear, Nose and Throat (both at # 32), Gastroenterology (#45), Urology (#47) and Neurology and Neurosurgery (#49).

The U.S. News “Best Hospitals” rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of specialists. The rankings methodology factors in objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival, discharge-to-home rates, patient volume and nursing quality. In addition, patient outcomes, clinical services and processes, and compliance with best practices are also considered. The entire national listing is available online at

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.