Children 12-15 Years Old Can Now Get the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
Th FDA has just expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children 12-15 years of age. Learn more about what parents really need to know when it comes to the vaccine from UConn School of Medicine pediatrician Jody Terranova, DO.
Historic 50th Commencement for UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine
UConn Health's 50th Commencement was held on May 8 for its new physicians, dentists, and scientists graduating from across UConn School of Medicine, UConn School of Dental Medicine, and its UConn Graduate School programs.
Changing the Future Face of Health Care – and the Lives of Young People
For two decades, the Health Career Opportunity Program has been inspiring people of all backgrounds to pursue the study of health care
“A” in Patient Safety for UConn John Dempsey Hospital
The highest hospital patient safety rating has been awarded to UConn John Dempsey Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.
National Academy of Sciences Elects Two More UConn Scientists
Two leading scientists from the University of Connecticut's medical school have been elected members of the prestigious U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Laurinda A. Jaffe, Ph.D. and Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. are recognized for their research excellence and achievements.
2021 UConn Health Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Awardee is Dr. David Henderson
UConn-trained family medicine practitioner, Dr. David Henderson, is being recognized by the UConn Health Board of Directors for his longtime teaching and leadership contributions. He will be honored on May 8 at the 50th Commencement ceremony for UConn School of Medicine and other UConn Health students.
Power of a Phone Call: Medical Students Changing COVID-19 Patients’ Lives
Students have made more than 2,500 phone calls to COVID-19 patients and isolated seniors since the start of the pandemic
Imhotep Connecticut National Medical Association Society Relaunches
Thanks to UConn School of Medicine's faculty The Imhotep Connecticut National Medical Association Society (CT NMA) has been relaunched. President of the CT NMA is Dr. Cato T. Laurencin and vice president is Dr. Marja Hurley of UConn’s medical school.
It’s a Match for 100+ Doctors-to-Be in UConn Medical School’s 50th Graduating Class
Not even the pandemic could stop the excitement of the annual Match Day tradition, as students learned virtually where they'll be spending the next three to seven years as doctors in training