Health Care Workforce
UConn Health Joins Health Systems Council of The American College of Lifestyle Medicine
As a member of the Health System Council UConn Health will now help further develop a collaborative learning community of health systems that promote lifestyle medicine. This fall UConn School of Medicine launched its new Lifestyle Medicine Residency track curriculum for those new doctors receiving advanced training in the School’s three residency programs of internal medicine, primary care, and family medicine.
The Joy of Being a Nursing Assistant at UConn Health
In honor of Certified Nursing Assistant Week (CNA), celebrated nationally June 16 to June 22, meet Joy Martin who has been a CNA at UConn John Dempsey Hospital for nearly 25 years.
UConn Health 51st Commencement Adds 260 to Health Care Workforce
More than 260 new physicians, dentists, scientists, and public health professionals graduated at UConn Health's 51st Commencement on May 9 and are ready to enter the state and nation's health care workforce.
Commencement around the Corner for Soon-to-be Masters of Public Health
UConn Graduate School’s Program in Applied Public Health Sciences at UConn Health celebrated both its graduating MPH students and faculty with a special research poster session and awards ceremony on April 29.
Podcast: Supplying CT’s Health Care Workforce
Dr. Bruce T. Liang, dean of the UConn School of Medicine, and Dr. Steven Lepowsky, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, explain the role of the medical, dental, and graduate schools in preparing and producing generations of professionals to maintain Connecticut's health care workforce.
Trailblazer and Changemaker of Young Peoples’ Lives: Dr. Marja Hurley
In celebration of Black History Month we honor trailblazer and inspiring physician-scientist Dr. Marja M. Hurley, the first woman of color to graduate from the School of Medicine in 1976. Learn how for decades she's been inspiring the next generation of doctors and scientists.
UConn School of Medicine’s class size has grown in recent years by 30 percent, and so has its diversity. As we celebrate this February Black History Month, learn more about how UConn has been a national leader in increasing underrepresented groups in medicine, especially Black Americans.
Dr. Steve Ruiz draws on his family’s legacy to set his own path as the AEGD program director in the School of Dental Medicine
Seven Soon-to-Be Doctors Get an Early Residency Match
UConn School of Medicine's largest class of students participating in the early match process learned where they are set to spend the next several years for advanced residency training in urology, ophthalmology and the military.