Griffin Hospital Medical Education

Griffin Hospital is a 160-bed acute care community hospital serving more than 100,000 residents of the Lower Naugatuck Valley Region. Griffin Hospital also serves as the flagship hospital for Planetree, an international leader in patient-centered care and has received national recognition for creating a facility and approach to patient care that is responsive to the needs of patients.

Innovative Teaching

Griffin’s Internal Medicine residency program provides a university-like core group of faculty dedicated to the teaching program in a community-based hospital.

Affiliation with Yale School of Medicine

Griffin Hospital's 40-year affiliation with Yale University School of Medicine provides the opportunity to select electives at Yale.

Planetree Patient-Centered Care

Griffin is dedicated to educating residents-in-training about the importance of providing a patient-centered approach to care.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Griffin Hospital offers a unique, four-year training program that combines Internal Medicine residency with Preventive Medicine residency.

Why choose a Griffin Hospital residency?

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Beautiful facility
  • Night float system for interns and residents
  • Easy access to major metropolitan area (NYC and Boston)
  • Free parking and subsidized meals
  • Physician advisor program for PGY1s
  • Observed Structured Clinical Exam
  • Library support and health resource center