CONNECTICUT CHILDREN’S INJURY PREVENTION CENTER ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2018 HAYLEY PETIT INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION FELLOWSHIPS
CCMC School has transferred ownership to the Family Treatment Network.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the world’s first gene therapy clinical trial for Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD). This ground breaking clinical trial focusing on GSD Type Ia will be hosted by the GSD Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UConn Health under the direction of leading pediatric endocrinologist and scientist David Weinstein, MD, MMSc.
Injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the United States, however nearly all of them can be prevented. To raise awareness and help keep children safe, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Safe Kids Connecticut are hosting the annual Safe Kids Day.
Families can find it overwhelming to arrange all of the medical care and social services needed for their children. Care coordinators offer powerful advocacy and support to help ease that burden for families. Not only do they help enhance outcomes for children by connecting them to needed services and resources, but they also help to lower health care costs by reducing the duplication of services families receive across the various sectors serving children and families.