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Alliance Leadership Investor Profile: Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Jul 08, 2014

Connecticut Children's Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children's hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Named among the best in the nation for several of its pediatric specialties in the annual U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings, Connecticut Children's is the only free-standing children's hospital in Connecticut that offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children.

Year Founded: 1996 (as Connecticut Children's)
Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; YouTube
Leadership: Martin J. Gavin, President and CEO
Alliance Liaison: Martin J. Gavin – In addition to sitting on the MetroHartford Alliance Board of Directors, Marty also serves as the Co-Chair of the Connecticut Health Council.
Local Offices: Connecticut Children’s has 7 satellite locations across Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Headquarters: Our main campus is located at 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT.
Total Number of Employees: 2,339

What milestones or accomplishments has your company recently celebrated?
This April, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center celebrated its 18th year of giving children in Connecticut the care they deserve. Our mission dates back 116 years, when the hospital was originally founded in 1898 as the Newington Home for the Incurables.

This milestone is not only a testament to our substantial growth and influence on pediatric healthcare but also,  an opportunity to reflect on our achievements and bright future as we strive to meet our vision to make Connecticut’s children the healthiest in the country.

How does your company engage with the Alliance?
As a Leadership Investor of the Metro Hartford Alliance, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center supports various initiatives geared towards benefiting the residents and workforce of the Hartford Region, which include business recruitment programs, legislative affairs and economic development.

Through this partnership, Connecticut Children’s has utilized numerous networking events and opportunities, helping us to strengthen our ties to the community and relationships with local businesses.