Kids experience a “day in the life” at Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital (file).


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Some New Haven kids got the chance to find out what its like to work in the medical field.

Yale-New Haven Hospital teamed up with the New Haven Police Department to recreate a “day in the life at Yale-New Haven Hospital.”

The kids got to check out emergency medical equipment and even the hospital helicopter in the hopes of lighting their curiosity about the medical field.

“We do a lot about careers, as well as things about health and protecting yourself and injury prevention, so its a good opportunity for a lot of the community and the youth in the community to sort of get exposed to what health care is all about,” said Dr. Andrew Ulrich, Emergency Medicine Yale-New Haven Hospital.

The event was held at Wilbur Cross High School. The kids there were between the ages of 8 and 13.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s