Primary Care

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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.

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Research Commitment Elevating UConn’s Internal Medicine Residency

Making better doctors by strengthening research and academics along with clinical training

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

Profile: Dr. David F. Argüello

Primary care physician Dr. David Argüello has found that his favorite hobby, photography, enhances his creative expression as well as his technical expertise. He believes these attributes translate into better patient care by promoting communication and the ability to problem solve difficult diagnoses.