Why Give

Young cancer patient receiving care from Dr. IsakoffConnecticut Children’s Medical Center is the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children. Connecticut Children’s is a nationally recognized not-for-profit with a medical staff of more than 1,000 providing comprehensive, world-class health care in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory. Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health is a national leader in community-based prevention and wellness programs.

Connecticut Children’s offers an array of pediatric surgical services – from routine procedures to complex surgeries – and is equipped with the most advanced robotic surgical system available. As a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, Connecticut Children’s receives referrals from more than 30 hospitals throughout the region and offers the highest level of neonatal care (Level 4) available for nearly 1,000 premature or critically ill newborns each year. For pediatric patients with cancer or blood disorders, our state-of-the-art Clinical Care Center offers exceptional care, clinical trials, support programs and an outpatient infusion center together in one location. Our physician-researchers continue to conduct ground-breaking research in many disciplines in search of tomorrow’s cures.

NICU baby being held by the motherThese are just a few of the reasons why our donors choose to support Connecticut Children’s with a tax-deductible gift. Your gift will help us advance care for children, close to home, today.

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