New Photo ID, Parking and Transportation office hours

The York Street and Saint Raphael campuses’ Photo ID, Parking and Transportation offices announce new hours:

YSC Parking and Transportation
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
[email protected]

YSC Photo ID
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
[email protected]

SRC Parking and Transportation
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
[email protected]

SRC Photo ID
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
[email protected]

Transforming Healthcare Grand Rounds June 14

Employees are invited to Transforming Healthcare Grand Rounds, 5 - 6:30 pm Tuesday, June 14, Fitkin Auditorium. Bruce Leff, MD, professor of medicine and director, Center for Transformative Geriatric Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will give a talk, “Home-Based Medical Care: A Critical Strategy for Population Health Management.” Registration is not required. For information, contact Marcia Johnson, 203-688-8475, or [email protected].

Career exploration fair June 15

Employees are invited to a career exploration information fair, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Wednesday, June 15, Saint Raphael Campus cafeteria. Employees must present their YNHH badge for admission. Representatives from area colleges and organizations will discuss educational programs, and additional resources will be available for employees exploring healthcare opportunities. For information, contact Cynthia Lowman, 203-688-1085, or [email protected].

Notes at Noon starts June 24

Notes at Noon, the annual summer music concert series sponsored by the Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary, kicks off its 30th year June 24 with Holiday Ping, a pop/rock/funk/jam band. Concerts are Fridays, noon - 1 pm (weather permitting), in the Hunter Courtyard at the corner of York and Cedar streets.

Upcoming concerts are:

July 8, Good Night Blue Moon, folk
July 15, the George Baker Band, R&B/jazz
July 22, Billy CoFrances Jazz Band
July 29, the 102nd Army National Guard Band
Aug. 5, Nu Haven Kapeyle with the Seltzer Sisters, Klezmer big band music 
Aug. 12: Ramblin’ Dan Stevens, blues
Aug. 19: Jeff Fuller Sambeleza, Brazilian jazz

Blood drive at SRC June 30

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Saint Raphael Campus, 7 am - 12:30 pm Thursday, June 30, in the cafeteria. To make an appointment contact Anne Baker, [email protected], 203-789-4010.

YNHH earns five sustainability awards

Practice Greenhealth, a national organization honoring environmental sustainability achievements in health care, recently recognized Yale New Haven Hospital with five awards for implementing and continuously expanding environmental programs. YNHH won the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, the highest honor for hospitals, for engaging in environmentally preferable purchasing, a bio-based cleaning program, waste-reduction efforts, food donations to local organizations, energy conservation initiatives, safer chemicals for patients and employees and environmental stewardship practices to decrease its carbon footprint. YNHH has eradicated harmful chemicals hospital-wide and is the only Connecticut hospital to recycle in all ORs. In addition, YNHH won four Circle of Excellence awards for being a top 10 hospital nationally in safer chemicals, greening the OR, healthy food and climate.

Epilepsy Center earns national accreditation

YNHH’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has been re-accredited Level 4 – the industry’s highest mark – by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. First accredited Level 4 in 2010, the center is Connecticut’s only Level 4 adult comprehensive epilepsy center. The Center provides patients and families expert clinical staff and advanced technology for diagnosis, seizure classification and treatment. For information on the Center, call 203-785-3865.