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David Sink, MD

Regional Clinical Director, Neonatology 
Physician Quality and Safety Officer, Neonatology
Medical Director, NICU West (Farmington)

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



BS, University of North Carolina, 1992
MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1996


Pediatrics, University of Florida, 1996-1999


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, 2007

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics, The American Board of Pediatrics (1999)
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The American Board of Pediatrics (2012)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Sink has special interests in healthcare quality improvement science and patient safety in the NICU environment. He has specific expertise in the use of oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry in preterm infants and also in clinical monitoring and alarm management in NICUs.

    Selected Publications

    • Sink DW, Hope SA, Hagadorn JI: Nurse:patient ratio and achievement of oxygen saturation goals in premature infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed; 2011 Mar;96(2):F93-8 PMID: 21037284.

    • Ruiz TL, Trzaski JM, Sink DW, Hagadorn JI. Transcribed oxygen saturation vs oximeter recordings in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol, 2014 Feb;34(2):130-5.

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