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.
In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, we sat down with Allison Fullam, Occupational Therapist at Connecticut Children’s to learn all about this very important medical profession and how it helps both adults AND children. What is an Occupational Therapist (OT)? An Occupational Therapist works with people who have disabilities, deficits or injuries. Occupational Therapists help […]
By Paul Dworkin, MD, executive vice president for community child health at Connecticut Children’s, director of the Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health and founding director of the Help Me Grow® National Center On March 15, I was honored to participate in Public Health Grand Rounds, which is a monthly activity of the Centers for […]
In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, we sat down with Pet Therapy volunteers Michelle Cutrali and her precious pup, Carina, who have been bringing smiles to patients and families at Connecticut Children’s for more than 5 years! What made you decide to become a volunteer? I took Carina, aka “Freshy Pants” to agility class with high […]
In honor of our 20th year anniversary, Claire Hibbs-Cusson, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, WCC, Clinical Education Specialist of the Department of Education and Development at Connecticut Children’s, joins our blog to share her story in celebration of this incredible milestone! In 1988, I was a newly graduated RN entering the PICU at Hartford Hospital and “CCMC” was just […]