Help Me Grow National Center, a program of Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health, will further its support of vulnerable children and families across the country thanks to a three-year grant from The JPB Foundation.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.
A $1.5 million gift from the Robert R. Rosenheim Foundation will enable Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to move forward with plans to create the first and only pediatric outpatient dialysis center in the state. In recognition of this extraordinary gift, the center will be named for Mr. Rosenheim, a Connecticut resident who died in 2015.
In recognition of its expertise in serving adults with congenital heart disease (CHD), Connecticut Children’s has received accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), a nationwide organization focused on connecting patients, family members and healthcare providers to a network of experts with knowledge of CHD.
Connecticut Children’s Surgeon-in-Chief was recently awarded a $1 million grant to advance her work with a biotechnology company that develops bioengineered organ implants to treat life-threatening conditions of the esophagus. The grant funding by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development will support Biostage’s development of its Cellspan™ Esophageal Implant (CEI) for treatment of neonatal esophageal atresia and the research Christine Finck, MD, is doing with the implant in her Connecticut lab.