Newsbriefs

School of Nurse Anesthesia open house Jan. 29

YNHH’s School of Nurse Anesthesia invites those interested in becoming a certified registered nurse anesthetist to an open house, 9:30 am - 5 pm Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Saint Raphael Campus Orchard Medical Building, Suite 216. Live informational sessions will be held at 9:30 am, noon and 3 pm. For information, email ynhhsna@ynhh.org or visit the SNA section of the website.

Mindfulness class for employees

Employee and Family Resources (EFR) will hold Mindful Solutions, a free, six-week course for employees, 11 am - noon Wednesdays, Jan. 30 - March 6 at the Saint Raphael Campus, Private 300. The program will help participants become better equipped to manage stress, improve focus and be more resilient to life’s emotional ups and downs. To register, contact Bud Wassell, 203-688-2280, or bud.wassell@ynhh.org.

Nursing research conference registration is open

Nurses throughout Yale New Haven Health System are invited to register for the 11th Janet Parkosewich Nursing Research Conference, 8 am - 3:30 pm Wednesday, March 27, Yale University, West Campus. Registration is available on Infor. Nurses are also invited to submit abstracts for poster presentation; the deadline is Feb. 15. For information, contact Anne Marie McGrory, RN, anne.mcgrory@greenwichhospital.org.

YNHH Auxiliary scholarships available

The Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary is offering 10 scholarships for $2,000 apiece to area students planning to pursue health-related careers. Scholarships are based on academic excellence, financial need, personal statement and community service, including school and community activities and/or employment. Applicants must be high school seniors from one of these towns: Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Wallingford, West Haven or Woodbridge. To request an application, email auxiliary@ynhh.org or call 203-688-5717. Submission deadline is March 15.

Auxiliary seeks members

The YNHH Auxiliary is a diverse, dedicated and dynamic group of women and men who devote their free time to developing initiatives that support the hospital’s mission. Members can be as active as their schedules allow – joining committees, helping in the Thrift Shop, attending educational lectures and social activities or participating in philanthropic endeavors such as the Toy Closet or scholarship program. New members are always welcome, including staff members and retirees. Call 203-688-5717 or visit the Auxiliary section of the website to learn more.