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ESPN Monday Night Football Personality “Tees It Up” With Geno Auriemma at the Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament June 24, 2019

ESPN Monday Night Football personality and former NFL defensive tackle and two-time Super Bowl winner Anthony “Booger” McFarland will join 11-time national championship coach Geno Auriemma for the 17th annual Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament at the Hartford Golf Club to benefit Connecticut Children’s.

Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center Partners with The Allstate Foundation to Educate High School Students on Healthy Relationships June 19, 2019

The Injury Prevention Center receives $40,000 Allstate Foundation Good Starts Young Grant®, enabling them to bring healthy relationships program to local high schools.

Connecticut Children’s Urology Division Ranks as Top 20 Program Nationally by U.S. News & World Report June 18, 2019

Connecticut Children’s urology division has ranked as a top 20 national program in the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital ranking released today. At Connecticut Children’s, our new and expanded team of urologic specialists achieved the highest ranking in the division’s history thanks to its excellent outcomes and quality patient care.

Connecticut Children’s Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program June 3, 2019

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) today announced that Connecticut Children’s, the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio ProgramTM (Portfolio Program). Physicians who are board certified by one or more of the 18 of 24 ABMS Member Boards participating in the Portfolio Program can now earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) credit for their involvement in quality improvement (QI) activities.

Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center Expands Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowships May 28, 2019

Starting today, four female college students will spend five-weeks learning injury prevention strategies from Connecticut Children’s experts. The Injury Prevention Center will also offer two fellowships in the fall and another two fellowships in the spring of 2020, with applications to be released at a later date. Each fellow will receive a $1,000 stipend for their participation in the fellowship program. The fellowships are generously supported by a grant from the Petit Family Foundation, which also funded similar fellowships during the past four summers.

Connecticut Children’s Launches New Center for Innovation May 23, 2019

Connecticut Children’s is pleased to announce the launch of its new Center for Innovation, a formal commitment to pioneer child health innovation that will turn ideas from “What if, into What’s Next.” The primary goal of the new Center will be to foster innovative thinking within the hospital and with external partners in order to ultimately improve patient experience, outcomes and cost in Connecticut and beyond.

Connecticut Children’s Co-Develops First Syphilis Vaccine May 20, 2019

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, awarded $11 million to Connecticut Children’s and the University of Connecticut to establish a new international, multi-university center that will work to develop a vaccine for Syphilis.

Connecticut Children’s Launches New Brand Campaign with Updated Logo May 1, 2019

Earlier this morning, Connecticut Children’s new brand campaign and commercial officially began airing on cable television during specified programs that reach families across the state. You can watch it on the official campaign landing page by visiting http://www.growchildren.org. On this page, Connecticut Children’s is proud to share its new brand positioning, campaign and tag line, Never Stop Growing!

Reinventing the Patient and Family Experience At Connecticut Children’s New Infusion Center April 25, 2019

Connecticut Children’s is reinventing the patient and family experience with the grand opening of its new Infusion Center located at 10 Birdseye Rd, Farmington, Connecticut.  Opening April 30th, Connecticut Children’s Infusion Center has revolutionized that experience and created an immersive and playful space that balances patient care and entertainment. Through creative physical and innovative digital design features, the feeling of a mystical outdoor adventure has been constructed, inspiring the opportunity for discovery in an otherwise repetitive experience.

Connecticut Children’s Receives Prestigious National Nursing Designation for Service Commitment to Patients & Families and Nursing Excellence April 17, 2019

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has attained the most prestigious nursing recognition designation, reinforcing its commitment to creating a compassionate and customer service driven patient and family experience. In April, Connecticut Children’s received Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®. Considered the gold standard in nursing excellence, Magnet designation recognizes quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Presently only 7% percent of hospitals nationally have earned this designation, including just 6 others in Connecticut.

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