UConn Health

UConn Health continues to play a vital role as a residency program resource. UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. Based in Farmington, Connecticut, UConn Health is home to the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Public Health, John Dempsey Hospital, UConn Medical Group, UConn Health Partners, University Dentists and a thriving research enterprise. Also here is the Lyman Maynard Stowe Library, which is the regional coordination center for medical libraries in the northeastern United States. Our residents may matriculate for their M.P.H. degrees during their training here in pediatrics. A number of our residents have already completed this program.

It is the home for our second Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a 40-bed level-III unit where over 400 critically ill newborns are cared for annually. A large portion of these infants are admitted via the high-risk maternal transport program developed jointly with the regional Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program. The Regional Neonatal Transport Program is implemented through this site as well. This NICU has developed extensive programs in research, education, and follow-up care. The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is taught to all residents by the combined NICU faculty.

UConn Health also houses many of the departmental research laboratories. Residents have elected to participate in these research activities as part of their curriculum, and some of these efforts have resulted in peer-reviewed publications. These activities are important in preparing residents for fellowship.

UConn Health is at the center of Bioscience Connecticut, a bold plan introduced by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and approved by the Connecticut General Assembly in 2011. Bioscience Connecticut is bringing about a new collaboration between the state, UConn, UConn Health, Yale University, and the prestigious Jackson Laboratory. The project will enable Connecticut to assume a position of global leadership in genomics and personalized medicine by developing new medical treatments tailored to each patient’s unique genetic makeup. The Jackson project is housed in a new building on the UConn Health campus.

With approximately 5,000 employees, UConn Health is a major economic driver in the region, generating nearly $1 billion annually in gross state product. It is closely linked with the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs through multiple, cross-campus academic projects.

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University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program, Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Medical Education, 4H, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106