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Postgraduate Study

Graduate medical education in clinical departments is based upon the residency training programs of the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Initial appointments are offered in Anesthesiology, Combined Child and Adult Psychiatry, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Surgery, Therapeutic Radiology, Urology, Vascular Surgery, and a Transitional Year Program; appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program or the appropriate specialty matching program (Ophthalmology and Urology). Residencies are also offered in Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Subspecialty residency programs are offered in the following specialties:

Anesthesiology

Neurosurgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Nuclear Medicine

Child Psychiatry

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dermatology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (AP/CP)

Diagnostic Radiology

Pediatric Surgery

Emergency Medicine

Pediatrics

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Medical Genetics

Transplant Surgery

Neurology

Vascular Surgery

The School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital are joined in the establishment and management of an Office of Graduate Medical Education of Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Residents at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, are enrolled as postgraduate students in the School of Medicine in addition to their hospital appointments. In most of the clinical departments, a limited number of fellowships for research or clinical training are also available.

Detailed information concerning residency programs may be obtained from the chair of the appropriate department. Applicants must be graduates of an approved medical school in the United States or Canada or have successfully completed the requirements of the ECFMG and have a valid ECFMG certificate. General information may be obtained by visiting the Yale-New Haven Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Web site (www.ynhh.org/gme/welcome-to-ynhhgme.aspx) or the Yale School of Medicine site (http://medicine.yale.edu/ysm/departments) and visiting the appropriate department.

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