Welcome to the Bridgeport Hospital Graduate Medical Education website. As part of Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), the largest, most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, teaching is an integral part of our mission, along with innovation and excellence in patient care, research and service to our communities. We believe that your postgraduate medical education will be enriched through the clinical expertise and academic relationships made possible by YNHHS. In addition to acquiring the skills you will need to provide safe, high-quality patient care, we hope you will also embrace our values of accountability, compassion, integrity, respect and putting patients and families first.
William M. Jennings, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgeport Hospital and
Executive Vice President of Yale New Haven Health System
Bridgeport Hospital is a Yale-affiliated community teaching hospital. As a resident in training at Bridgeport Hospital in any of the seven residencies or as a fellow in one of the five fellowship programs, you receive preparation for a lifetime of learning. Training at Bridgeport Hospital provides you with clinical supervision, didactic lectures and clinical skill through bedside teaching, formal lectures and seminars, and graded patient care responsibility. Our residents go on to take subspecialty fellowships, assume junior faculty positions, or join an existing group practice. All residents are required to do at least one research project and generous support is given for any scholarly activity. Bridgeport Hospital offers training programs in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Diagnostic Radiology, and Surgery, as well as four fellowship training programs: Burns, Cardiology, Gastroenterology (G.I.), Geriatrics, Interventional Cardiology, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Pulmonary/Intensive Care. Residents are supported by a full range of clinical services, including nurses, phlebotomists, radiology technicians, case managers, social workers, allied health professionals, nutritionists, and pastoral care. Patients are drawn from urban, suburban, and rural areas, and provide residents with experience in managing and caring for a wide variety of medical problems, ages, and demographic backgrounds.
Dr. Karen Hutchinson
Director, Medical Education