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A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. ~Thomas Carruthers

The teaching faculty at the Yale program is a group dedicated to the advancement of the profession as a whole, as well as the development of well trained, independent Podiatric Physicians. Utilizing tried and true traditional surgical training techniques, residents are guided through three years of progressively advanced training, leading to the development of confident, independent diagnosticians and surgeons.

Residency Program Director: Steven D. Vyce, DPM, FACFAS

Associate Program Director: Gerald Gorecki, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Assistant Program Director: Jorge Rivera, DPM, FACFAS

Assistant Program Director:
Michael Gazes, DPM,MPH, FACFAS

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Steven D Vyce, DPM- Chairman
Farlyn Charlot, DPM
Gabriel Gambardella, DPM
Michael Gazes, DPM, MPH
Gerald Gorecki, DPM, MPH
Gary Grippo, DPM
Jonathan Key, DPM
Stephen Lazaroff, DPM
David Novicki  , DPM
Lori Paragas, DPM
Sanjay Patel, DPM
Jesse Parks, DPM 
Martin Pressman, DPM

VA Connecticut Health Care System

Jorge Rivera, DPM-Chief

Ashley Bruno, DPM
Gerald Gorecki, DPM
Richard Gorecki, DPM
David Novicki, DPM
Martin Pressman, DPM
Steven D. Vyce, DPM
Joseph Sarraco, DPM

The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Joseph Treadwell, DPM -Chief

Betty Carriera, DPM
James DeJesus, DPM
Craig M. Kaufman, DPM
Odin Anthony de los Reyes, DPM
Richard S. Cutler, DPM
Richard E. Ehle, DPM

Other Affiliated Faculty

Michael Fein, DPM
James DeJesus, DPM
Stephen Lazaroff, DPM
Christopher Yardan, DPM