Partnering to Strengthen Clinical Care Delivery

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD and Donna L. O’Shea, MD As leaders at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UnitedHealthcare, we recognize the critical need to do more to ensure the optimal health and development of children than merely providing and paying for healthcare. We know we have a responsibility to do all we can to…

Raising Awareness about Teen Suicide

By: Steven Rogers, MD As an emergency physician, I find the sharp increase in teenage suicide over the past 40 years in the United States to be troubling. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting the problem through a new analysis of data that was published in a recent CDC Morbidity and…

Consumer Product Safety Commission Chair Visits Connecticut Children’s

Acting Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle visited Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recently along with Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal to raise awareness about the crucial need to keep children safe. Buerkle’s visit highlighted Connecticut Children’s commitment to ensuring children stay healthy and injury free. That commitment shines through our Connecticut Children’s Office for…