At Connecticut Children’s, our physicians are changing the way children with Crohn’s disease are treated. We’re also home to the nation’s first pediatric integrative transplant clinic. These distinctions are just two reasons U.S. News & World Report ranked Connecticut Children’s among the best in the nation in the new 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Connecticut Children’s ranked in four specialties: Gastroenterology & GI surgery, Nephrology, Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Urology. The latter two rankings are for joint programs shared with Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.
Patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center now have a state of the art, high-tech playroom where they can play and be a kid. The inpatient playroom on the 8th floor of the hospital was recently renovated to a Lion’s Den Room, an interactive space where patients can connect with their classmates and family.
The Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center is proud to announce the four outstanding women who will receive The Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship for the summer of 2017.
Connecticut Children’s Center for Care Coordination is sharing its expertise with professionals from around the state through its 2nd annual Care Coordination Forum, which will be held May 3rd in Rocky Hill. Registration is now open.
Using a patient’s personal genetic makeup, a team of medical researchers led by a Connecticut Children’s gastroenterologist has discovered a new way to predict if a child newly diagnosed with Crohn’s disease will require major surgery within 3 to 5 years.