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PAL Camp

From left, Jackie Crenshaw, senior manager, Diagnostic Radiology; Landra Knoth, manager, Radiology Access; and Michelle Pepe, senior manager, Diagnostic Radiology, showed campers how to read an X-ray.

Summer camp, YNHH-style

Hospital employees had as much fun as the kids during YNHH days at the New Haven Police Activity League’s summer camp in July. Around 250 youngsters participated in events at Wilbur Cross High School, including demos from YNHH radiology, ORs, physical and occupational therapy and other departments.

Campers learned about safety, drug and alcohol prevention and nutrition, and older children got tips from YNHH leaders on preparing for a career, resume-writing and interviewing. YNHH participates in two PAL Camp days each year.

Cindy Taylor, RN, (right) assistant patient service manager, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital PACU, showed a camper how an IV works while Ena Williams, RN, chief nursing officer, observed. PAL Camp
Taichanel Davis, RN, (left) and Caitlyn Slusser, RN, OR, explained the purposes of different surgical instruments. PAL Camp

Tina Bennett, director, Patient Transport and Community Outreach, demonstrated to older campers how to dress for success.

PAL Camp