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Externship /Clerkship Program Welcome

Welcome and congratulations on your successful application to the Externship/Clerkship affilioated with the Yale Podiatric Surgery Residency Program.   During the time you spend in our program, you will work closely with residents and staff physicians in a multidisciplinary setting, rotating at

Yale-New Haven Hospital 's two main campuses (York Street and St Raphael Campus) and the Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System (VACT). 


Your experience  will provide you with a wide range of practice situations including both clinical and surgical experiences.  Regular academic meetings are held, both for your benefit, and the benefit of our residents and staff.  We hope that your rotation is a rewarding educational experience with us.


As part of the application process, the following are VACT documents that we need you to complete, scan, and return via email, before the start of your rotation:


1)       Appointment Affidavits                                                 

2)       Clinical Trainee Registration Form                                

3)       Emergency Contact Form                                          

4)       EQIP Request Form                                                   

5)       Fingerprint Form                                                        

6)       FL-10294 Form                                                             

7)       Optional Form-306                                                        

8)       Optional Application Form - OF 612                             

9)       Application for User Account                                        

10)   VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees                                  

Return the completed documents to: Rachel Richardson, Administrative Coordinator at the VACT, Podiatric Externship Program.  via email : Rachel.Richardson2@va.gov  and also cc Lillian Figueroa at  Liilian.Figueroa@YNHH.org. 


Rachel can be reached at (203) 932-5711, Ext.2727 for additional questions.

1. Appointment Affadavit

2. Clinical Trainee Registration Form

3. Emergency Contact Form