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Let’s Talk on ageism and ableism Sept. 8

All employees are invited to a Let’s Talk event featuring keynote speaker Ashton Applewhite, who will use COVID-19 lessons learned to show how discrimination related to age and disability often causes problems. Applewhite will also discuss how ageism and ableism (discrimination against the disabled) separate us as a society and create barriers to employment. The event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will be noon - 1:30 pm Wednesday, Sept. 8, via Zoom. Attendance at this event earns credit towards the 2021 corporate objective and PIP goals. To register and receive the Zoom link, visit the Infor Learning Management System.


Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 26

YNHH is a sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Association’s New Haven Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Sunday, September 26, at Ken Strong Stadium, West Haven High School. Registration is at 9 am for the 10 am walk. For information or to join the YNHH team, contact Dianne Davis, 203-499-7427 or register at


YNHH earns national nursing certification award

The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) recently named Yale New Haven Hospital the BCEN 2021 National Certification Champion Award winner. YNHH’s Emergency Department was recognized for promoting emergency nursing excellence by encouraging and helping adult/mixed emergency, pediatric emergency and transport nurses achieve and maintain specialty certification. Board certification, which independently validates advanced knowledge and expertise across an entire specialty, is nursing’s highest professional credential and is linked with positive nurse, organization and patient outcomes.


Cardiac Rehabilitation Program earns national certification

The YNHH Heart and Vascular Center Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at 175 Sherman Ave., New Haven, recently received three-year recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in Branford is also certified by the association. AACVPR-certified programs are leaders in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available and have proven track records of high-quality patient care.