Our Approach

We diagnose emergency conditions and intervene in order to stabilize patients.

Our adult services include:

  • State-of-the-art resuscitation rooms for trauma and critical illnesses
  • Urgent care areas
  • Acute stroke intervention
  • 24/7 Crisis Intervention Unit for assessment and treatment of mental illnesses with a 12-bed locked observation unit
  • 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
  • Chest Pain Center with the highest level of accreditation
  • Three board-certified toxicologists

Ours was the first pediatric trauma department in Connecticut. We offer:

  • 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 family-centered care
  • Support education for local injury prevention programs and emergency-related high school education projects
  • Regularly scheduled outreach appointments to surrounding community hospital emergency departments, bringing pediatric simulation to these hospitals to assist in preparedness for pediatric emergencies
  • A helipad that accommodates two helicopters and provides quick access
  • A pediatric transport team available 24/7 to provide critical care to infants and children en route to the hospital
  • Separate radiology suite with two CT scanners