Mobility Challenges Faced with Courage and Optimism

Categories: Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Michael Holtz faced a life-threatening diagnosis as a child. As a result of treatment he experienced mobility challenges, but has battled through every obstacle since then with fierce determination, courage and optimism. The 18-year-old Fairfield resident was named one of five Connecticut Children’s Isidore Wise Scholarship Award winners in 2019. He has an impressive resume …

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Isidore Wise Award Winners Redefine Excellence

Categories: Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Isidore Wise Scholarship Recipients for 2019
When you make a donation to Connecticut Children’s, you don’t just provide life-saving medical care in the moment it’s needed; you make possible amazing futures. Take, for example, Kumar Darsh. When Kumar was 8 months old, doctors at Connecticut Children’s told his parents that he only had 30 minutes to live—he has an extremely rare …

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2018 Isidore Wise Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
There was no shortage of talent this year, as the region’s best and brightest college-bound students were considered for five prestigious Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards. On May 31, five award winners were recognized at the 27th Annual Isidore Wise Awards reception. Established through the bequest of Isidore Wise, a long-time board member of Newington Children’s …

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