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UConn HuskyTHON Tops $6 Million in 20 Years of Giving to Connecticut Children’s February 27, 2019

Since 2000, tens of thousands of University of Connecticut students have capped an annual year-long fundraising campaign called HuskyTHON with an 18-hour dance marathon to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Exceeding all previous fundraising goals, this year’s event, held February 23-24 at the Hugh S. Greer Field House on the UConn campus in Storrs, raised an amazing $1,328,402.19 to support patient care at Connecticut Children’s.

Help Me Grow National Center Secures Generous Investment to Mitigate Impact of Poverty on Young Children and Families January 29, 2019

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.

Public Notice: Connecticut Children’s Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit December 27, 2018

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.

Connecticut Children’s Receives $1.5 Million Gift to Create State’s Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Center December 20, 2018

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.

Connecticut Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program is First and Only in Connecticut and 23rd Nationally to Earn Accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association December 7, 2018

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 Awarded $1 Million to Advance Development of New, Innovative Treatment for Esophageal Atresia November 28, 2018

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.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Recognized for Use of Technology to Improve Patient Care November 2, 2018

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been named to the Most Wired list of hospitals for the second consecutive year. Hospital winners are those who make it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships.

Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program Expands Statewide After Receiving New State Grant; Program Awarded Two Additional Grants October 22, 2018

As we honor National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program (Healthy Homes) is excited to announce it is expanding statewide after receiving a generous state grant.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Top Pick Among Moms as a 2019 Women’s Choice Award® Best Children’s Hospital October 5, 2018

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been named as a Best Children’s Hospital by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.

The Joy in Childhood Foundation® Announces New Starlight Site at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center August 17, 2018

The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that it will create a Starlight Site in Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford through their $1.5 million partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation.

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