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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.

A doctor's stethoscope connected to a mobile phone. Students made phone calls to hundreds of COVID-19 patients, along with seniors isolated by the pandemic.

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

Spring Sneeze Season has Sprung

Sunshine and spring sneezes are here. UConn Health's ENT/allergy expert Dr. Todd Falcone shares how spring allergies to pollen can lead to your sneezes, but also sometimes just simply sunlight too.

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.

Match Day 2021

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