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Fast Facts

Research

$94,121,794 Dollars received for biomedical research at UConn Health in fiscal year 2014.

518 Number of scientists actively involved in biomedical research at UConn Health.

113 Patents have been awarded to UConn Health researchers since 1980, representing a range of discoveries including cancer treatments, improved technologies for dentistry, new biomaterials for tissue regeneration and improved approaches for culturing stem cells.

4 Embryonic stem cell lines created for research endeavors and over 150 patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cell lines made from adult skin cells for research.

Education

3,224 Number of men and women who have received medical degrees from the UConn School of Medicine since the first class graduated in 1972.

1,567 Number of men and women who have received dental medicine degrees from the UConn School of Dental Medicine since the first class graduated in 1972.

37% Percentage of School of Medicine graduates who have remained in Connecticut.

52% Percentage of School of Dental Medicine graduates who have remained in Connecticut.

660 Average number of interns, residents and fellows who train each day at hospitals throughout Greater Hartford under the sponsorship of the UConn School of Medicine.

27 Number of years UConn medical students have been providing primary care and counseling to Hartford’s homeless at the South Park Inn Medical Clinic.

2,673 Number of applications received for 98 positions in the UConn School of Medicine Class of 2018.

1,243 Number of applications received for 46 positions in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Class of 2018.

Clinical

One and Only Home to the Farmington Valley’s only full-service 24/7 Emergency Department.

One and Only Home to to Connecticut’s only TomoTherapy radiation oncology system.

1st UConn Health is home to the region’s first tomosynthesis 3D mammography machine.

401,900 Outpatient visits to John Dempsey Hospital in fiscal year 2014.

8,558 Number of patients admitted to John Dempsey Hospital in fiscal year 2014.

397 Number of providers in more than 50 specialties, one of the largest medical practices in Greater Hartford.

574,624 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2014 to UConn Medical Group, the largest medical practice in Greater Hartford.

30,080 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2014 to UConn Health’s Emergency Department.

90,179 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2013 to the UConn School of Dental Medicine clinics.

50,996 Number of patient visits provided by the UConn School of Dental Medicine at affiliated community sites in fiscal year 2013.

30,000 Number of calls annually to the Poison Control hotline at UConn Health from individuals and health care providers.

58 Number of years the Connecticut Poison Control Center at UConn Health has provided lifesaving treatment advice for the people of Connecticut and their health care providers.

Miscellaneous

24.2% Percentage of UConn Health’s 2015 fiscal year revenues provided by the state. The remainder comes from research grants, philanthropy and patient care revenues.

5,707 Number of people employed by UConn Health.

160 Number of volunteers currently contributing their time at UConn Health.

1,043,121 Number of visits to UConn Health’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Library – 840,790 virtual visits from homes or offices, and 202,331 in person.

$5.63 million Approximate dollars in uncompensated dental care provided during fiscal year 2014 by the School of Dental Medicine.

36,000 Number of miles pedaled by UConn medical students in the annual “Coast to Coast for a Cure” cross-country bike trek to raise money for Lea’s Foundation for Leukemia Research.