Yale-New Haven Hospital
Community and Government Relations
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510

P: (203) 688-5671
F: (203) 688-3863

Director: Andrew Orefice

Contact: Andrew Orefice
P: (203) 688-5671
F: (203) 688-3863

Washington Elementary School Partnership

Year Program Started: 1988

Max. Participants/Year: 400

Program Timeframe: September - June

Academic Level Targeted: grades K-5

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: for credit, classroom- and hospital-based

Program Acceptance Requirements: all students must be enrolled at Washington Elementary School

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: nutrition, microbiology, technology

Additional Comments: The program partners each grade level with a Yale-New Haven Hospital department. Students are provided with hands-on learning experiences and exposure to health care careers. Linkages are created between the partnership program and curriculum to enhance the learning experience.