Medical Research & Innovation’s Impacts on Your Future Health

Event Date: March 14th, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Children's Museum - Travelers Science Dome
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, CT 06119

Part of the Family Health Seminar Series

A three part series of evening seminars/dialogues with Connecticut Children’s experts, focusing on the latest medical breakthroughs relative to children and family health

Science and technology have had a major impact on society by drastically changing our means of communications, the way we work, our housing, clothes and food, our methods of transportation, and the length and quality of life. In the medical world, we are seeing rapid progress in innovation.

Stem cells, once considered “science fiction,” are now being given to treat certain diseases. Building an organ in a dish, such as a lung, is done in laboratories across the country. Delivering care remotely through computers has had a direct impact on quality of life.

What do these advances mean for life in the future? Join us to hear about some of the breakthrough scientific technologies in pediatrics and form your own opinion on how this will change our world.


Christine Finck, MD
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Executive Vice President, Surgeon-in-Chief, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Peter Deckers Endowed Chair of Pediatric Surgery


Register on The Children’s Museum website

$5.00 Museum Member – Before Mar. 12
$8.00 Adult – Before Mar. 12
$5.00 Student – Before Mar. 12
$10.00 – Door

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Program runs 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
All participants are invited to stay after and enjoy drinks and light refreshments with our presenters and fellow guests.

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