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.
Oped written by Connecticut Children’s President & CEO, Jim Shmerling With 55 percent of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center patients on Medicaid, the cuts the American Health Care Act proposes would be devastating, undermining our ability to provide care to children across the state. Last year, Connecticut Children’s provided more than 300,000 patient visits. When we […]
By Pamela Rosow, MS, RD, CDN, Connecticut Children’s Sports Nutritionist The importance of hydration cannot be stressed enough, not just during the warmer months but all year round. Younger athletes especially need to be careful when it comes to drinking enough fluids before, during and after playing the sports they love. In fact, children are […]
After suffering a growth plate fracture earlier this year, 12-year-old Delaney and her mother immediately came to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for treatment. Delaney’s journey not only inspired her to start a “shorts” drive but to also nominate a nurse whose care and compassion made all the difference in her healing process. Below is a […]
Inspired by Jim Shmerling, President & CEO of Connecticut Children’s Written by Donna Culver Once a year we take a time out to recognize our nursing staff. I want you to know that while we celebrate once a year, I am grateful and admire what you do on a daily basis. The passion, skills and […]