Local Initiatives

YSN is committed to improving the health of the local community, especially among the community’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with several New Haven and Yale University programs and organizations, YSN helps provide health education and mentorship to public school students, promotes diversity through training and education, and increases opportunities for high school students to pursue university education and careers in health.

Many of the School’s faculty, students, and staff volunteer at institutions and nonprofit organizations where they live and work. Their dedication to community service and their wealth of local, regional, and international expertise enables YSN to continue to provide leadership in nursing education, research, and clinical practice.

Some programs include:

Have Bones, Will Travel

HAVEN Free Clinic

Minding the Baby® Program