Emergency Medicine

General Information

YNHH Emergency Departments serve the Greater New Haven area, providing access to emergent and urgent care 24/7, 365 days a year. Three campuses at York Street (YSC), Saint Raphael (SRC), and the Shoreline Medical Center (SMC) function as an integrated unit. All ages are seen at SRC and SMC, while the YSC has a separate pediatric ED. Yale physicians are all boardcertified in emergency medicine and provide care for life-threatening illness and injuries, in addition to any acute illness, exacerbations of chronic illness, or injury requiring urgent management.

Services include:

  • State-of-the-art resuscitation rooms for trauma and critical illnesses
  • Treatment of acute/chronic illness or injury
  • Urgent care areas
  • Acute stroke intervention
  • Chest Pain Center for evaluation and testing
  • Crisis Intervention Unit for assessment and treatment of mental illnesses
  • Project ASSERT: Health Promotion Advocates for evaluation and referral of patients with substance use disorders
  • EMS New Haven Sponsor Hospital coordinating prehospital care for Greater New Haven
  • Prehospital physician response team for emergent incidents. The "Sharp Team" provides medical oversight and assistance at multiple casualty incidents, complex/difficult extrications, and rescues; provides for safety and medical needs of emergency personnel operating at incident scenes

Distinguishing factors (adult):

  • 24-hour in-house coverage by specially trained senior trauma surgeons; prompt availability of subspecialists including stroke teams
  • Chest Pain Center has the highest level of accreditation
  • Referrals provided for thousands of substance abuse patients through Project Assert
  • 24/7 physician attending coverage for the Crisis Intervention Unit and a recently opened 12-bed locked observation unit
  • Three board-certified toxicologists
  • Helipad on top of YNHCH accommodates two helicopters and provides quick access
  • Separate radiology suite with two CT scanners
  • YNHCH pediatric transport team available 24/7 to provide critical care to infants and children en route to the hospital
  • Accredited stroke center

Distinguishing factors (pediatric):

  • First pediatric trauma department in Connecticut
  • Outstanding emergency facilities include 16 patient rooms and two resuscitation trauma rooms with a range of support staff, including child life and pediatric social workers who assist in providing child- and familycentered care
  • Support provided for local injury prevention programs and emergency-related high school education projects
  • Regularly scheduled outreach appointments to surrounding EDs bringing pediatric simulation to these hospitals to assist in preparedness for pediatric emergencies in community settings

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Baldeo, Sashani
Bayer, Robert
Bernstein, DouglasClinical Instructor
Bernstein, StevenProfessor of Emergency Medicine
Bogucki, SandyAssociate Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)
Boras, John
Burke, Virginia
Camenga, DeepaInstructor in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Instructor in Nursing
Cone, DavidProfessor of Emergency Medicine
Daniels, Brock
Della-Giustina, DavidAssociate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Dodge, KellyAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
D'Onofrio, GailProfessor of Emergency Medicine
Evans, LeighAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
French, AlyssaAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Goldenberg, MatthewAssistant Professor of Psychiatry
Hall, MichaelInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Harriman, DavidAssociate Director Emergency Department St. Raphael's Campus
Hawk, KathrynInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Hayward, AlisonInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Hile, DavidAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Hile, LisaInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Hipona, Rene
Hsiao, AllenAssociate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine
Jean, Chrisnel
Jubanyik, KarenAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Kovar, Jeffrey
Liu, RachelAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Lord, KitoInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Marcolini, EvieAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Neurology
Medoro, IanInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Merritt, AnneInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Moadel, TiffanyInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Monico, EdwardAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Moore, ChristopherAssociate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Moscovitz, HarryAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mowafi, HaniAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Pare, JosephInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Parwani, VivekAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Powsner, SethProfessor of Psychiatry and of Emergency Medicine
Rambus, CarolynAssistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Safdar, BasmahAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Sather, JohnAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Schwartz, IanAssistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Shapiro, MarcAssociate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Shih, JeffreyInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Sreshta, Neil
Tarabar, AsimAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Thomas, SheejaInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Tomassoni, AnthonyAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vaca, FedericoProfessor of Emergency Medicine and in the Child Study Center
VanderMey, MiriamInstructor in Emergency Medicine
Verghese, Vinu
Vining, Daniel
Waltman, AdamAttending Emergency Medicine Physician
Wira, CharlesAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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