Yale Health

Classes and Events

 

Tours

Yale Health Center Tours and Orientation

Are you a new Yale employee who recently joined Yale Health?

Maybe you're a member who would like more information about your Yale Health coverage.

Join us for a tour of the Yale Health Center followed by an orientation session to learn about Yale Health. 

There will be time to ask questions in a group setting or on an individual basis.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Heart Health

Heart Alert: Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Have you ever wondered if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of a heart attack?

Did you know that males and females may experience different types of symptoms or signs?

The Heart Alert Class will help you learn the signs and symptoms of experiencing a heart attack.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Tuesday,
February 28th
12:15-1:15 pm

 

Travel Information

Travel Sessions

Planning on traveling soon?

Yale students can come to one of the free group sessions prior to their trip.

Africa

Americas

Asia

Eastern Europe & Middle East

For more information, call the Travel Department at 203-432-0093.

55 LOCK STREET

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Resolutions

New Year, New Relationship with Food

The new year can be a time when we set unattainable resolutions for our health. In this session you will learn how to:

  1. Get on the right track with your eating habits
  2. Set goals for yourself that will last
  3. Become a more mindful and intuitive eater

 

This session is led by Alisa Scherban, RD, Yale Health nutritionist.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN CONFERENCE CENTER
1ST FLOOR

Friday,
January 17th
12:15-1:15 pm

 

Diabetes

Diabetes Education Series

This is an ongoing series of four classes  for Yale Health members with Type 2 diabetes:

  • What is diabetes and self-monitoring
  • Healthy eating and activity
  • Understanding your medications
  • Preventing complications and living with diabetes

The classes will be taught by Yale Health clinical staff including nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, registered dietitians and clinical pharmacists.

Ask your clinician  for a referral or call Internal Medicine at 203-432-0038 to schedule.

For more information contact Jennifer Brackett.

55 LOCK STREET
4TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:00 pm

 

 

Medicare Patients

Yale Health, Retirement & Medicare

 Yale Health provides information sessions for patients who are soon to retire and those recently retired and who are Medicare eligible to help you learn about what it means to transition from an active Yale Health member to Medicare patient. Registration is required as seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available at 55 Lock Street.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Multiple Dates & Times

 

Pregnancy Information

Early Pregnancy Education Class

Taking time to learn about your pregnancy is the first step in an amazing journey.

Leslie White, APRN, will discuss prenatal testing, prenatal vitamins, diet recommendations, and information that will be useful during your pregnancy.

Spouses or partners are welcome to attend.

Please note: This class does not take the place of scheduled office visits, but is rather an opportunity for Yale Health members to receive general information and ask questions about their new pregnancy.

To register call 203-432-6180 or click here to email.

55 LOCK STREET

4th Wednesday of every month (except for February and March when it is the 3rd Wednesday)
1:30-2:30pm

 

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Class

  • Learn breastfeeding basics and how to get off to a great start
  • Discuss the "art of breastfeeding" and the joys and benefits it provides to you and your baby
  • Explore common concerns parents have about breastfeeding

 

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

4th Thursday
of the month (except for July and August)

6:00-8:00 pm

 

Pregnancy Fitness

Dancing Through Pregnancy® - Total Pregnancy Fitness

Total Pregnancy Fitness classes meet at the Yale Health Center every Monday and Wednesday evening with low fees for Yale Health members and discounts for students.

For more information or to register, contact Ann Cowlin, MA, CSM, CCE at 203-481-2200, e-mail director@dancingthrupregnancy.com, or visit dancingthrupregnancy.com/take-a-class.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30-6:30 pm

 

Childbirth Preparation

Childbirth Education Program

Childbirth preparation for parents-to-be in 1-day Saturday and 3-Wednesday evenings formats, along with scheduling your hospital tour. Milestones of labor and birth, coping skills and options.  Suggested for women who are 7-8 months pregnant. Register during months 5-6. Fees are low and partial scholarships are available.

For more information or to register, contact Ann Cowlin, MA, CSM, CCE at 203-481-2200, e-mail director@dancingthrupregnancy.com, or visit dancingthrupregnancy.com/take-a-class.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Saturday – single session
10 am – 3:30 pm

Wednesdays – 3 weeks
6:30-8:30 pm

 

ESL

English as a Second Language

Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven is offering free English as a Second Language classes.  These are conversation classes for people who want to develop their English communication skills. On-site tutoring opportunities are available as well. 

For more information, call 203-776-5899 or e-mail lnevas@lvagnh.org

There will be no classes on Fridays that fall on holidays or recess days.

55 LOCK STREET
MORESON H. KAPLAN
CONFERENCE CENTER

Fridays
4:00-6:00 pm