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Face to Face: The Shift to Telepsychiatry

At first hesitant to go virtual as the pandemic set in, UConn Health psychiatrists quickly realized screens enabled them to make vital connections and increase access to care

UConn Health Minute: Bedside Ultrasound – Saving Time/Saving Lives

In critical care medicine, time is everything. In this UConn Health Minute, Dr. Jennifer Kanaan, pulmonologist and critical care physician, describes how a portable bedside ultrasound allows a physician to quickly determine what is wrong with a patient so potentially lifesaving treatment can begin sooner.

UConn Health First in New England to Offer Surgical Navigation for Breast-Conserving Surgery

Leading the way in breast-conserving surgery, UConn Health is the first hospital in New England to offer the surgical navigation system by EnVisio.

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Supporting Their Fellow Nurses, Peer-to-Peer

UConn Health’s nurses have a new resource to help them deal with the demands of their job, with support coming from peers who can relate.

Children 12-15 Years Old Can Now Get the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Th FDA has just expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children 12-15 years of age. Learn more about what parents really need to know when it comes to the vaccine from UConn School of Medicine pediatrician Jody Terranova, DO.

Historic 50th Commencement for UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine

UConn Health's 50th Commencement was held on May 8 for its new physicians, dentists, and scientists graduating from across UConn School of Medicine, UConn School of Dental Medicine, and its UConn Graduate School programs.

Debunking Skin Cancer Myths

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. May is skin cancer awareness month and we debunk some common myths about this disease and provide some tips to reduce your risk.

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.

Thank You UConn Health Nurses

As we celebrate National Nurses Week 2021, we hear from a variety of UConn Health nurses who talk about their love of nursing and the patients they care for – even during this most challenging year.

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6 Nightingales Reflect Commitment of Entire UConn Health Nursing Staff

Paying tribute to nurses who served during a year of unprecedented challenge