The Jordan Porco Foundation will present Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) with their Community Mental Health Advocate of the Year Award at the 7th annual Jordan’s Journey gala that will be held on April 7, 2018 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino.
Thanks to an extraordinarily generous seven-figure gift from the Mandell-Braunstein family, the Center for Digestive Diseases at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has established The Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The gift will allow the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Connecticut Children’s to expand both its research and clinical treatment efforts, which have already earned the Gastroenterology Division a designation as one of the best in the nation from U.S. News and World Report.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has committed itself to a new level of transparency for our patients and families through an expanded partnership with NRC Health, one of our patient experience survey vendors.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the appointment of Connecticut Children’s Physician-in-Chief, Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP to the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. Dr. Salazar will join other members on the Vaccine and Therapeutics Working Group Subcommittee.
The Help Me Grow National Center and two Help Me Grow (HMG) affiliates are partnering with the BUILD Initiative to enhance training opportunities for providers at home, family and center-based early learning settings to increase their capacity to screen children for developmental and behavioral concerns, share results with physicians, and refer families to resources that can address their needs.
Connecticut Children’s is proud to announce that our own physician researcher and Chief Research Officer, Glenn Flores, MD, played a direct role in drafting language for the recently passed Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) re-authorization legislation.
Western Connecticut Health Network and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center align to enhance and expand specialized pediatric health care to families throughout western Connecticut.
Connecticut Business Systems is showing their support for children and families, both across the state and throughout the region. The Xerox company recently made a donation of $100,000 to Connecticut Children’s, which will be going toward a new Infusion and Dialysis Center. The support of CBS will be commemorated with the naming of a treatment room.
According to the American Medical Association only 19% of all surgeons are women. At Connecticut Children’s 33% of our surgeons are women and each one is a mom.
With children in Connecticut facing among the highest early childhood obesity rates in the country, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is launching the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) initiative to address the problem.