The Hospital of Saint Raphael, a unit of Saint Raphael Healthcare System, is an academic health science center located at 1450 Chapel Street in New Haven, Connecticut. It was founded in 1907, by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, who continue as its sponsors. Affiliated with the Yale University School of Medicine, Saint Raphael’s has been providing graduate education programs for more than 50 years. The hospital, the only Catholic hospital in the Greater New Haven area, is recognized as one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. by Solucient Leadership Institute. AARP has named it as one of the top 50 hospitals in the country. In addition to these, U.S. News and World Report listed Saint Raphael’s as one of best 50 American hospitals. The 511-bed facility, with its excellent in-patient care and medical education, is dedicated to improving the community's health. A comprehensive choice of adult medical and surgical services is offered, using high-tech diagnostic and treatment devices. The hospital extends its curing hand to various areas, including neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, psychiatry, skin disorders, pastoral care, and gastroenterology. It also offers the foremost cancer and cardiac services. Saint Raphael’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Service features an outpatient program of physical medicine and rehabilitation at three locations: Branford, Hamden and New Haven. A highly sophisticated trauma center plays a critical role in the hospital, while nursing units are equipped with mobile, computerized medication carts. Special programs and activities are organized for the senior citizens' wellness. To reach out to the public, the hospital offers mobile healthcare services and health maintenance programs. The career center at the hospital is committed to recruit the best and brightest individuals.