Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Dr. Brendan Campbell, Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma at Connecticut Children’s reflects on his weeklong visit to Haiti; where he, retired pediatric surgeon, Dr. Donald Hight and pediatric anesthesiologist, Richard Kuntz, provided surgical care to patients of all ages at the Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot. We learned a lot over the 7 days we […]
By Brian Duffin, Emma’s Dad Doctors and medical researchers use terms like “breakthroughs” and “advances” to discuss their work in treating patients and looking for new drugs and treatments. The work that these medical professionals do is essential to the health and well-being of those who require curative care and treatment in a hospital setting. […]
By Dr. Nicholas Bennett, Medical Director, Connecticut Children’s Division of Infectious Diseases & Immunology It’s that time of year again – influenza season. And that means it’s time for the annual flu vaccine. Flu is perhaps unique in that it has such a rapid mutation rate that it requires new shots every year to try […]
By Nicholas Wesoloskie On December 11th people across Connecticut will stand together in support of the kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center who wear PJs for days weeks or longer while fighting cancer and other serious illnesses. I hope one day to see everyone across the state, come together on this day to help these […]