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Old 04-16-2008, 09:29 PM
 
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I have job offers at both of these hospitals and am looking downtown for a 1 or 2 br apt. Does anyone have an opinion on the two hospitals, maybe a past experience with either one, maybe word of mouth, or maybe you actually work at either one.

Also, I'm seeing a bunch of great 1 and 2 br apt's in downtown or east rock on craigslist. Any opinion on this? I am a 31 y/o male, single, physician assistant and live not far from New Haven but am unfamiliar with it on the whole. I think I may take a ride there next week to spend a day and early evening there.

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 04-17-2008, 12:02 PM
 
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I had both of my babies at Yale and my husband has had surgery at St. Raph's. Both are excellent hospitals and doctors in the area are often affiliated with both. My personal opinion is that Yale has a better reputation and that there is a little more "prestige" asociates with working there. I know Yale is a teaching hospital, not sure about St. Raph's. Given the choice between the two in an emergency, I would personally select Yale every time. If it has to do with my kids, I would only go to Yale as their children's hospital is top notch (and kids are often transferred there from other are hospitals for serius issues).
There are some neighborhoods in New Haven that are awesome and some that are very dicey. I would definitely avoid the neighborhoods in and around Dixwell Ave. Other people here can be more specific with area names. The areas downtown by the green and East Rock are better choices. A drive through the above neighborhoods will definitely help you get your bearings and narrow it down.
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Old 04-17-2008, 01:29 PM
 
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My BIL works at YNHH and loves it their. Though for my own personal care i would prefer to use st raphs
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Old 05-05-2008, 12:15 PM
 
Location: CT Shoreline
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St Raphael Hospital saved my Dad from a staph infection in his chest after cardiac surgery at a New York City hospital. He spent 2 months at St Raph's. They are the best!!!

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Old 05-05-2008, 02:45 PM
 
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I know of nurses that worked at St. Raphael's and loved it. Yale is also a good teaching hospital, just check out the apts and areas.....new haven is a tough place with alot of personality!!! good luck with your career
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Old 05-09-2008, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Connecticut Shoreline
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Both Yale and St. Raphael's are great hospitals. My most recent experience has been with St. Raphael's and I can't say enough for their radiation oncology department. How much you want to spend on an apartment determines the quality of the building and the neighborhood. Also, finding an apartment in New Haven can be difficult during certain times of the year. It can be hit or miss. A drive around New Haven is a good idea, especially if you are with someone who can show you the sights. Afterall, getting around New Haven is really very easy.
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