Medical Staff Office

The medical staff of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is dedicated to improving the physical and emotional health of children. We recognize that protecting the best interests of our patients requires a coordinated effort among all practitioners. All of Connecticut Children's medical staff embrace a comprehensive view of child health and strive for preeminence in helping each child achieve maximum potential and independence. We emphasize excellence, innovation and leadership to provide the highest quality service to patients and families and to the surrounding medical community.

Connecticut Children’s serves as a major regional pediatric education resource. We serve to provide leadership in developing child health services in our communities, and to advance child health through programs for health professionals, children, families and the community, as well as through research.

Purpose

The medical staff of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center serves to provide appropriate medical care in a culturally sensitive environment to all patients admitted to, or otherwise treated in or by, Connecticut Children's. The medical staff provides collegial education, consultation and professional support for its members, so that patient care provided at Connecticut Children’s maintains the highest achievable level of quality, given the state of the healing arts and the resources available.

The medical staff mutually promotes a high level of professional performance by all practitioners, through ongoing review and performance evaluation. Its members form the collegial body through which individual practitioners obtain membership prerogatives and clinical privileges at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s medical staff self-governs in accordance with the established Bylaws and Rules & Regulations.

Membership

As a member of Connecticut Children’s medical staff, you are associated with the state’s only academic medical center that provides top-notch care exclusively for children. Consistently ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in the U.S. News & World Report annual survey, Connecticut Children’s is the regional leader in comprehensive pediatric care.

Members of the medical staff have exclusive access to several Continuing Medical Education opportunities, as well as training and research programs affiliated with the University of Connecticut Health Center Department of Pediatrics.