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.
Melissa Held, MD is a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Connecticut Children’s. Her passion for improving health outcomes for children around the world began early in her career. Recently, she partnered with Connecticut Children’s Center for Global Health to develop a program focusing on the health needs of refugees. What led you to take your […]
Dr. Brendan Campbell, surgeon at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, speaks to his clinical colleagues about his most recent trip to Haiti and the challenges and opportunities that present themselves. The poverty, pathology and ethical dilemmas you collide with in Haiti force you to think creatively about clinical problems because the options for establishing a diagnosis, […]
Becoming The Center For Global Health Adam Silverman, MD is an emergency medicine and critical care specialist at Connecticut Children’s. He has also recently been named the director of the Center for Global Health at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Together, both he and newly appointed associate director Karen Callahan BSA, BSN, MHS, RN, CPN will […]
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 Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH, Director of Pediatric Trauma at Connecticut Children’s Dr. Brendan Campbell, pediatric surgeon at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and retiree Dr. Donald Hight, previous head of pediatric surgery, spent time in Haiti earlier this month. Below, Dr. Campbell shares what they learned, experienced and accomplished during their week long journey. Day 3: The […]
by: Denise Scott, Jillian’s mom They’ve traveled all the way to South Africa but still remember the needs at home here in Connecticut. To show their support of Dancer’s Week for Huskython from Cape Town, South Africa, UCONN’s Senior Nursing students listed above took this picture earlier in the week. They all will participate in […]