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Health Center

UConn Health Center

  • Also See: Clinical Services

  • The University of Connecticut Health Center is composed of the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, John Dempsey Hospital, the UConn Medical Group, UConn Health Partners and University Dentists. Founded in 1961, the Health Center pursues a mission of providing outstanding health care education in an environment of exemplary patient care, research and public service. The Health Center’s 206-acre campus is in Farmington. The Health Center campus consists of 39 buildings totaling
    over 2 million square feet.
  • With approximately 5,000 employees, the Health Center is Connecticut’s 16th largest employer and an important contributor to the local and regional economy.
  • LINK: UConn Health Center
  • Health Care Services

    1. Through John Dempsey Hospital (204 general acute care beds and 20 nursery beds), the Health Center provides specialized and routine inpatient and outpatient services.
  • LINK: UCHC Patient Care
  • LINK: Clinical Services
  • Educational Programs

    1. Dedicated to providing broad educational opportunities in the biomedical sciences, the Health Center offers degree programs in medicine (M.D.), dental medicine (D.M.D.), and biomedical science (Ph.D.); master’s degree programs in public health and dental science; postdoctoral fellowships; residency programs providing specialty training for newly graduated physicians and dentists; and continuing education programs for practicing health care professionals. Combined degree programs, such as the M.D./Ph.D., D.M.D./Ph.D., Dental Clinical Specialty/Ph.D. and M.D./M.P.H. are also offered.
  • LINK: UCHC Education
  • Research Programs

    1. Since the Health Center’s inception, its administration and faculty have been committed to maintaining high-quality research programs as part of the institution’s fabric.
    2. This commitment has enabled the Health Center to recruit distinguished researchers with expertise in neuroscience, molecular biology, molecular pharmacology, biochemistry, cell physiology, toxicology, and endocrinology, among other fields. The Alcohol Research Center, is one of only 14 such federally supported centers in the nation; the Connecticut Clinical Chemosensory Research Center, one of five.
  • LINK: UCHC Research