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Connecticut Children's is the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Women's Choice as one of the best children's hospitals in the nation. With a medical staff of more than 1,000, Connecticut Children's provides comprehensive, compassionate health care in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. Connecticut Children's is a not-for-profit organization, which serves as 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.

In the 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" list, Connecticut Children's has been ranked in four specialties: cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology and urology. Not only did we make the Best Children's Hospitals list, but our neonatology program was ranked highest in the state.

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Cheryl Hoey, RN, BSN, MBA*, and Matt Hoey

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