Making Pain a Thing of the Past

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
When it comes to pain, Nancy Bright knows a thing or two. Not so much because she’s suffered from pain herself, but because she spent most of her career as a pediatric nurse alleviating it in children. So, it’s not surprising that once she retired from her career at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Division of Pain …

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She Cared Enough to Share Her Heart

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When it comes to caring for children, Christine Finck, MD, has a big heart and lots of love to share. Dr. Finck, who is Surgeon-in-Chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, has performed life-saving surgery on hundreds of children over the years. Thirteen years ago, at a children’s hospital in Philadelphia, one of the children she …

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Not all Superheroes wear capes!

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Connecticut Children’s is celebrating National Superhero Day on April 27 to honor superheroes, both real and fictional. Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk and Spiderman are just some of the superheroes whose names we recognize. Even though they are fictional, these superheroes are great role models for our children. They serve and …

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The Coonrod Family Fund—A Profile in Caring

Categories: Donor Story, Patient Families
When Garrison Coonrod turned 1 last November, his parents, Leslie and Lane, did not want to celebrate with presents—Garrison himself was a gift beyond price—so they decided to do something dramatic for others. November was decidedly not supposed to be Garrison’s birth month: he was due in February, but apparently he just couldn’t wait to …

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Infusion & Dialysis Center Campaign Underway

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
An $8 million fundraising campaign is now underway at Connecticut Children’s to build a state-of-the-art Infusion & Dialysis Center, where patients requiring infusion therapy for a range of chronic illnesses — and those requiring outpatient pediatric dialysis services — will receive world-class care close to home. Each year, about 3,400 infusions are administered to patients …

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