#OneTeam Providing Care Beyond Imagination

Connecticut Children’s is the only health system in Connecticut 100% dedicated to kids. That means high-quality care across more than 30 pediatric specialties in 40+ locations throughout Connecticut, Eastern New York and Western Massachusetts. One team on a mission to improve access to healthcare from before birth and into adulthood. One team pushing the limits with breakthrough research and community partnerships so we can help you focus on what matters most: your family’s wellness journey. When you choose Connecticut Children’s, you can expect care beyond imagination. 

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Connecticut Children’s is dedicated to improving the physical and emotional health of children through family centered care, research, education and advocacy.

Transforming children’s health and well-being as one team.

  • Family-Centered Care: We place our patients and their families at the center of all we do, and embrace their involvement in all aspects of service and care.
  • Discovery: We look for new ways of doing things, by asking questions, investing in research, finding answers and sharing new knowledge with the world.
  • Integrity: We are open, honest and ethical, by taking responsibility for our actions, fulfilling our commitments, and admitting our mistakes and learning from them.
  • Teamwork: We live by the statement “I care if you succeed,” by working together to achieve our goals, valuing one another, and celebrating our success.
  • Quality: We come to work every day with the goal of making things better than the day before, and pursue the highest standards, the safest care in the safest workplace and the best outcomes in everything we do.
  • Respect: We honor the dignity and value of every person and take pride in our organization. We trust each other, treat each other as we wish to be treated and value our workplace as our home, and embrace diversity and the unique contributions that each person brings to Connecticut Children’s.
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Our Hospital

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 205-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital in Hartford, Connecticut and an entire health system with locations in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts.

Outstanding Specialty Care

With a medical staff of more than 1,000 practicing in more than 30 specialties across Connecticut, Eastern New York and Western Massachusetts, Connecticut Children’s is a tertiary referral center that provides outstanding care to children of all ages affected by a wide range of conditions. 

Who we are at Connecticut Children's

Our Surgeon in Chief and Physician in Chief


Our dedicated and experienced leaders drive our mission home alongside our team members with passion and innovation. Their forward-thinking brings opportunity and ability to deliver unparalleled health care services beyond imagination. 

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Connecticut Children's is on a journey to foster a more welcoming and inclusive culture by working together to address racism, discrimination and bias, and advance equity. As #OneTeam we can improve all areas of our organization to bring quality health care to all children and families.

Education Beyond Imagination

Connecticut Children’s serves as the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory.

Our Impact

We're committed to strengthening the communities we serve through research and innovation, education and advocacy.

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Core Behaviors

  • Communicate honestly & openly
  • Act like an owner and be part of the solution (“the customer”)
  • Build relationships and collaborate (“the team”)
  • Assume positive intent & demonstrate positive outlook
  • Model kindness, empathy and helpfulness, 24/7

Kindness: It Goes Both Ways

Families, we know your kids take comfort in kindness. They look for it, and so do we. It fuels us, supports us, and helps us continue to go beyond imagination to care for all of you. That’s why, at Connecticut Children’s, we live by the Golden Rule: do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

As Connecticut’s only health system 100% dedicated to kids, we strive to create an environment where we all feel respected, a sense of belonging, and empowered to be the best we can be in service to our mission and each other. We stand with health systems across Connecticut and the Connecticut Hospital Association: 

View the Connecticut Hospital Association statewide Kindness Code of Conduct 

We ask for your help in continuing our culture of Kindness. Let’s be kind to one another and focus on the true stars of the show—your kids. Our real-life superheroes.

Have concerns? Let’s talk about it together. A team member will respond on the same or next business day.

Callpatient_rep [at] connecticutchildrens.org (Email)


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Coming Late 2025

Just as kids grow and adapt, so do we! We are preparing our most ambitious expansion in our history. We are in the midst of building our new, eight-story clinical tower as an addition to our award-winning Medical Center in Hartford. 

Learn more.

Our Not-For-Profit Status

Connecticut Children’s is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. As a not-for-profit organization, all of our families and partnerships benefit from Connecticut Children’s accomplishments, helping us progress together towards better care.

•    Children across the state benefit from our support for community initiatives to keep children safer and healthier.   
•    Academic medical professionals are supported in their pursuit of discovery through research.   
•    Community-based pediatric health care providers receive the guidance and support they need from our multi-specialty experts

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Public Notices

Certificate of Need Application

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center intends to file a Certificate of Need Application with the State of Connecticut Office of Health Strategy under Section 19a-638 of the Connecticut General Statutes requesting approval to acquire an Airo intraoperative CT Scanner to improve the quality and safety of surgical procedures.  

Project Address: 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106  
Total Capital Expenditure: $1,619,127.25

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