Primary Care

Trio of Life-Saving Finds for Complex Medical Patient

If you were to ask any of Mike Calabrese’s doctors, they would agree he has a pretty complex medical case. He credits the doctors at UConn Health for saving his life on three different occasions and most recently fixing an injury to his knee.

Former medical students with Dr. Susan Levine.

Season of Thanksgiving: UConn Health Cares for Refugees and Immigrants in Need

To date, 1,000 people from roughly 40 countries have been assisted by UConn Immigrant Health, which provides health care, education, and advocacy

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Podcast: Serving the Underserved; Primary Care Outlook

Dr. Bruce Gould, UConn School of Medicine professor emeritus, explains how delivering care to underserved populations serves needs of today while preparing the next generation of health care providers to serve the needs of tomorrow.

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Podcast: Back to School, 2022

UConn Health’s Dr. Erica Waddington offers tips and observations based on her experience as a family medicine physician who sees both students and parents, often from the same household.

CT AHEC at UConn Health Awarded $2 Million Grant for Primary Care Workforce Development

Entering its 26th year of operation, CT AHEC is one of 46 AHEC programs funded nationally. “CT AHEC is an invaluable resource to UConn Health. With renewed HRSA funding, the CT AHEC Program will continue to meet its mission of improving the health status of CT residents and communities,” says Dr. Bruce Liang, Interim CEO of UConn Health.

40-Year-Old Father’s Life and Livelihood Saved by UConn Health Cath Lab

Fred Veilleux, 40, of East Hartford is a father of three children and the picture of strength. Learn how UConn Health's Calhoun Cardiology Center got him quickly back to his family and also back to work lifting 3,000 lbs. a day.

Heart Health Remains Paramount Concern for Women, Even During Pandemic

Delaying health care over fears of the COVID-19 virus can have potentially deadly consequences

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Podcast: Back to School ’21 With COVID-19

With COVID-19 following us into back-to-school '21, Dr. Erica Waddington, family medicine physician at UConn Health's Canton office, discusses how she helps families prepare for a the return to the classroom under still abnormal circumstances.

Teaming Up to Treat His Tumor

Garrett Johnson can’t say enough about the UConn Health team who successfully treated his potentially life-threatening brain tumor. From the primary care physician who first suspected something was wrong to the surgeons who removed it, Johnson says he received excellent care and won’t go anywhere else for his medical needs.

UConn Health Minute: Don’t Put Your Health on Hold

During the COVID pandemic, it’s estimated that nearly half of Americans skipped or delayed medical appointments. There are many reasons patients delay their medical care but as UConn Health primary care physician Setareh Alipour tells us, whatever the cause – putting your health on hold can have serious consequences.