School of Medicine

A Primary Care Doc with a Passion for Social Justice

Learn more about UConn Health primary care physician Dr. Julian Nieves III, along with his connection and passion for caring for underserved populations.

UConn Deputy Chief of Police Maggie Silver receives a vaccine for COVID-19

UConn Health Workers ‘Feeling Great’ a Week After Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

A week after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, UConn Health workers say they're feeling well and excited to see the vaccine roll out across the state.

UConn Medical Students Find Novel Way to Resolve National COVID-19 Educational Disparities

UConn School of Medicine students have found a way to help resolve national educational disparities resulting from COVID-19 related school closures. Find out how Haris Qureshi, a UConn medical student and several of his classmates established The Education Project to provide free tutoring.

Women’s Center APRNs Increase Access to Care

The providers at UConn Health Women’s Center continually look for ways to serve an increasing number of patients who need care, and the addition of two new Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to the OB/GYN team improves patient access.

UConn Health Minute: Help for Holiday Blues

For some, the holidays are not always happy – and now the pandemic is adding to feelings of loneliness and anxiety. UConn Health’s Mood and Anxiety Clinic offers advice on how to help minimize the stress and sadness of the season.

Dr. David Banach gets vaccinated for COVID-19 by staff nurse Jennifer Pickert on December 15, 2020.

UConn Health’s Dr. David Banach Explains the COVID-19 Vaccine

UConn Health's Dr. David Banach talks about the COVID-19 vaccine - what it does, what to expect when getting it, and what might come next.

Nurse receiving the COVID-19 vaccination

Historic Turn in Pandemic with First Vaccinations at UConn Health

UConn Health received its first shipment of nearly 1,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer, just FDA-approved for emergency use authorization.

COVID-19 Vaccine on Its Way Soon Bringing Hope for the Holidays

UConn Health is one of four initial Connecticut health care institutions receiving the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1a. Initially, UConn Health will be responsible for vaccinating only health care workers including its own health care employees and other community health care workers working in the surrounding towns of Avon, Canton, and Farmington.

First COVID-19 Outpatients Receive Monoclonal Antibodies at UConn Health

The week of Dec. 7 marked a major milestone for UConn John Dempsey Hospital with its first COVID-19 outpatients successfully receiving monoclonal antibody therapies, recently authorized by the FDA for emergency use.

Physician Profile: Dr. Zachary Maass

UConn Health’s Dr. Zachary Maass started playing golf when he was four years old and has been an avid fan ever since. Find out why he believes some of the same attributes that make him a good golfer also help him be a better sports medicine physician.