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Affiliated Hospitals

UConn John Dempsey Hospital

UCONN Health CenterThe University of Connecticut Health Center is the major scientific and educational base for the clinical and training activities of health professionals in the central Connecticut region. John Dempsey Hospital is a 224-bed facility that provides state-of-the-art healthcare across all disciplines. The hospital has added a new 169-bedded University tower in 2016 to its existing facility with brand new operating rooms. The Health Center is at the forefront of translational research, bringing advances in bench research to the bedside. This has been accomplished through the development of Centers of Excellence, or the Signature Programs. These include the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, the UConn Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UConn Sports Medicine Musculoskeletal Institute. At present, there are 18 residencies and 40 fellowships, many of which are integrated with area hospitals.

The School of Medicine's basic science departments, preclinical educational conference rooms and laboratories are located at the UConn Health Center campus. It is also the site of most clinical departments and associated laboratory research space. In recent years the School of Medicine has consistently been one of the most rapidly growing institutions in terms of NIH research funding, with over 30 million dollars in annual extramural grant support. The institution has achieved major recognition for its fundamental contributions in areas as diverse as immunology, neurosciences, alcohol research, bone and connective tissue biology and geriatrics.The Alcohol Research Center is one of only 14 such federally-supported centers in the nation; the Connecticut Clinical Chemosensory Research Center, one of five; and the Claude Pepper Older American Independence Center, one of 10. Clinical research is facilitated by the Lowell Weicker General Clinical Research Center, and intellectual endeavors of all kinds are supported by the Lyman Maynard Stowe Library. The library serves as the Regional Medical Library for New England - one of eight in the federally-supported National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Hartford Hospital

Hartford HospitalHartford Hospital, founded in 1854, is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England with one of the region's busiest surgery practices. It is annually ranked among America's Best Hospitals by US News & World Report and has been recognized nationally for the quality of many of its programs, including cardiology, cancer, stroke and joint and spine care. The 867-bed regional referral center provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. Among its divisions is The Institute of Living, a 114-bed mental health facility with a national and international reputation of excellence. Jefferson House, a 104-bed long-term care facility, is also a special division of Hartford Hospital. The hospital’s major centers of clinical excellence include cardiology, oncology, emergency services and trauma, mental health, women’s health, orthopedics, bloodless surgery and advanced organ transplantation. Hartford Hospital owns and operates the state’s only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR. Hartford Hospital is a Level-1 trauma center and has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and for its ventricular assist device destination therapy program. Hartford Hospital is one of the 2 leading transplant (heart, liver & kidney) centers in the state of Connecticut. Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. It's surgical volume is one of the highest in the New England region hospitals. Hartford Hospital serves as the major teaching hospital for various residencies and fellowships offered by University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Saint Francis Hospital

St. Francis Hospital and Medical CenterSaint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. In 2015, Saint Francis became part of Trinity Health - New England, an integrated health care delivery system that is a member of Trinity Health, Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Saint Francis provides sophisticated, contemporary medicine with major clinical concentrations in women’s and children’s services, oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, and rehabilitation.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Connecticut Childrens Medical CenterConnecticut Children’s Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is consistently named among the best in the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings.

The history of Connecticut Children’s spans more than 100 years. Founded as a 10-bed hospital for children who suffered incurable conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and polio, Connecticut Children’s is now one of only two freestanding children’s hospitals in New England—the only freestanding children’s hospital in Connecticut—that offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children and adolescents in a patient- and family-centered environment with a focus on research, education and advocacy. Its Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and Primary Care Center are the busiest between Boston and New York. Connecticut Children’s has 2,200 employees with a medical staff of nearly 1,100, practicing in more than 20 specialties. CCMC serves as the primary teaching site for anesthesia residency and pediatric anesthesia fellowship.