Making the Holidays Bright for Kids Like Kingsley

Categories: Events, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Eight-year-old Kingsley Staple is a boy who knows his own mind, and when Connecticut State Trooper Gerard Joyal came to offer Kingsley a holiday gift, the young man was not going to settle for something that didn’t make the grade. Kingsley was in a blue hospital johnny, waiting to go into the operating room for …

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It’s a Hard Hat Life for Us

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Hard hats and safety glasses were in vogue on December 5, as key supporters got a first look at the new Infusion Center located at 10 Birdseye Road in Farmington. The hard-hat tour was led by Jeffrey Hyams, MD, the Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Division Head of Gastroenterology, and …

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Eighth Grader Gets Kneecap Stability and his Life Back

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Groundbreaking Procedure at Connecticut Children’s Andrew DiMauro is a typical eighth-grade boy who lives for sports and having fun with his friends. But when a knee malformation he was born left him on the sidelines one too many times, he and his family turned to an expert at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Lee Pace, …

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Gala Shines Light on Belief, Trust & the Power of Research

Categories: Events, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Three years ago, Chad Cockrill was an active 7-year-old boy, playing football, soccer and other sports in his hometown of Montgomery, Texas. He was, in fact, crazy about sports, so whenever Chad broke a bone, his mother, Tonya, took it in stride. “We thought it was just the bad luck of being the youngest child,” …

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Summer Fellows Study Injury Prevention

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
The Petit Family Foundation Continues to Make a Difference Summer is a busy time at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) because the season always brings with it an unfortunate array of preventable injuries, and we do all we can to raise awareness about the ways parents and caregivers can prevent such injuries. Through all …

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