Health Care Workforce

Julia Levin, is a second-year medical student and new award recipient of the Primary Care Incentive and Scholarship Program at UConn School of Medicine. Her giving back to her Connecticut community has even included the public service of going door-to-door in Hartford to give COVID-19 vaccinations.

UConn Making Future Careers in Primary Care Possible

This Thanksgiving UConn-trained future primary care physicians are sharing their gratitude for the Primary Care Incentive and Scholarship Program. "This program is the ultimate way for UConn and our medical trainees to give back to Connecticut,” shares Dr. Anton M. Alerte, associate dean for primary care at UConn School of Medicine.

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UConn Health After Dark

On a typical night, more than 200 UConn Health employees report to work third shift

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Spotlight on Services: Ophthalmology Technicians

The (eye) doctor will see you, but usually not without at least one of UConn Health’s 18 certified ophthalmology techs seeing you first

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UConn Health Wears Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A photo gallery of UConn Health staff from throughout the enterprise

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Medical Assistants Vital to UConn Health Patient Care

Between outpatient clinics and hospital units, more than 260 MAs are ‘critical members of our care team’

UConn’s First Global Oncology Program

The program's leader is UConn Health Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Victoria Forbes of the Carole & Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center who is working to ensure cancer care is available to all, no matter where they live.

UConn School of Medicine and Hartford HealthCare Renew and Grow Their Longstanding Academic Training Collaborations

Hartford HealthCare and UConn have had a nearly 60 year academic clinical training relationship, and just renewed another five-year academic affiliation

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Neurologist Dr. Amanda Hernandez

“UConn Health is here for the Latinx community," shares Dr. Amanda Hernandez during Hispanic Heritage month September 15 to October 15 and always whether for your health care or your medical education training.

UConn School of Medicine Welcomes the Class of 2027

Childhood dreams of becoming a doctor are coming true at UConn School of Medicine for 112 new medical students receiving their white coats.

Connecticut High School Students Conducting Research at UConn Health

UConn Health’s programs are having an enormous impact on the youth of Connecticut, the future of science and the research and health care workforce. Learn how and meet some of this year's graduates of the High School Research Apprentice Program of the longstanding Health Career Opportunities Program.