Medical Records

Patients treated at Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital or Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital can request a copy of their medical records by faxing or mailing the appropriate, signed Authorization for Access/Release of Information form per the instructions below.

How to Request Medical Records

For records from Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Smilow Cancer Hospital, the Saint Raphael Campus and the former Hospital of Saint Raphael, please use the instructions below. You will need Abode Acrobat Reader installed to download the form.

  • Complete this Authorization for Access/Release of Information.
  • Then, fax or mail to:
    (203) 688-4645
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Medical Record Department
    Medical Information Unit
    PO Box 9565
    New Haven, CT 06535
  • For questions, call (203) 688-2231

When Completing Request Form

Specify what information you want sent from your medical record. Please be as specific as possible. Be sure to include your/the patient's:

  • When Completing Request Form
  • Date of birth
  • Current address
  • Current phone number
  • Dates of service

Applicable Fees

If copies are going directly to a physician or hospital, there is no charge. If copies of your medical records are to be sent directly to you, there is a fee of 65 cents per page.

Electronic Medical Records

All Yale School of Medicine physicians and many of the community physicians affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital are using the Epic medical record system. As part of this system, patients can use MyChart to access medical records, view test results, communicate with providers, renew prescriptions and find helpful medical information.