When did John Dempsey Hospital open?
In 1975, the John Dempsey Hospital, the UConn Health Center’s hospital named after the governor who signed the initial legislation, admitted its first patient. In 1978, the UConn Health Center was officially dedicated by the late Governor Ella Grasso.
Is UConn health nonprofit?
About one hospital in five across the U.S. is for-profit. All but two of Connecticut’s 32 hospitals are nonprofit. Sharon Hospital is for-profit. John Dempsey Hospital at the UConn Health Center is state-run.
Is UConn Health a trauma center?
We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the state’s air ambulance system, LIFE STAR. We are not the only air ambulance system in Connecticut anymore.
How many employees does UConn Health have?
Working at UConn Health With a diverse workforce of over 5,000 employees, we are Connecticut’s 16th-largest employer and an important contributor to the local and regional economy.
What is UConn known for?
The University of Connecticut may be “known for our amazing athletics,” but it’s also “one of the top research universities and state schools,” a “university [that] truly cares about their students.” As one political science major puts it, UConn is “unique because it is comprised of all different types of students both
How many beds does Uconn Health have?
The Forest at Farmington, the Glen and the Ridge at Talcott Notch are three apartment complexes located across the street from UCHC – Convenient – shuttles pick up behind the Exchange – Social environment – many UCHC students live here – Individual owners – landlord specific; 1-4 bedrooms available; – $1200-2500
Does UConn have an emergency room?
When you need medical help in a hurry, expert 24-hour emergency care is available at UConn Health. You can be confident that our staff is dedicated to providing the care that you expect from a university hospital — quickly and efficiently. Visit Emergency Department site.