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Three Consecutive Top ‘A’ Patient Safety Ratings for UConn John Dempsey Hospital

The national Leapfrog Group has awarded UConn John Dempsey Hospital for the third time in a row the highest patient safety rating.

spine surgery in operating room

Tech-assisted Spine Surgery Likened to ‘X-Ray Vision’

UConn Health’s leadership in minimally invasive spine surgery continues with Connecticut’s first ‘augmented reality’ procedure.

A Small Spot of Skin Cancer Can have a Big Impact

It's skin cancer awareness month and Ken Jones was fortunate to find melanoma early and have it treated. Ken shared his story with us and Dr. Hao Feng tells us how much sunscreen we really need and how often you should see a dermatologist for a skin check.

University Tower building shot

UConn Health Joins Short List of ‘Centers of Excellence’

Maternity, knee replacement, lumbar spine fusion and lumbar laminectomy earn elite distinction within the state employee and retiree health plan.

Jenna Bartley, a UConn researcher on aging and health, stands in a hallway at UConn Health, wearing a white lab coat.

Science in Seconds: Healthy Aging

Getting a broad picture of how aging affects the whole body, and how older adults can be healthier for longer

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.

Ryan Massicottee at a hospital patient's bedside

UConn Health Celebrates Its ’22 Nightingale Nurses

Among a record 25 nominees, six UConn Health nurses have been selected for 2022 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. Meet this year's honorees.

BE FAST – When it Comes to a Stroke

Know the warning signs and symptoms of stroke so that you can act fast if you or someone you know might be having a stroke. The chances of survival are greater when emergency treatment begins quickly.

The official University of Connecticut seal, in painted gold on an oak panel.

UConn Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

This year, 261 individuals were named to the academy with compelling achievements in academia, business, government, and public affairs

UConn Health Epilepsy Center Receives Distinction from National Association of Epilepsy Centers

The UConn Health Epilepsy Center has received the distinction of a Level 3 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).