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Fast Facts

Research

$84,856,613 Dollars received for biomedical research at UConn Health in fiscal year 2012.

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

99 Patents awarded to UConn Health researchers since 1980, representing a range of discoveries from cancer treatments to improved materials for dental braces.

4 Embryonic stem cell lines created for research endeavors along with a multitude of stem cells created from adult skin cells for research.

Education

3,063 Number of men and women who have received medical degrees from the UConn School of Medicine since the first class graduated in 1972.

1,460 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.

35% Percentage of School of Medicine graduates who practice in Connecticut today.  

51% Percentage of School of Dental Medicine graduates who practice in Connecticut today.

600 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.

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

2,683 Number of applications received for 89 positions in the UConn School of Medicine Class of 2016.

1,235 Number of applications received for 45 positions in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Class of 2016.

Clinical

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

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

320,266 Outpatient visits to John Dempsey Hospital in fiscal year 2012.

8,567 Number of patients admitted to John Dempsey Hospital in fiscal year 2012.

450 Number of physicians in more than 50 specialties in the UConn Medical Group, the largest medical practice in Greater Hartford.

520,561 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2012 to UConn Medical Group, the largest medical practice in Greater Hartford.

29,717 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2012 to UConn Health’s Emergency Department.

92,307 Number of patient visits in fiscal year 2012 to the UConn School of Dental Medicine clinics.

49,387 Number of patient visits provided by the UConn School of Dental Medicine at affiliated community sites in fiscal year 2012.

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

55 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.

62 Number of UConn Health physicians included in the 2012 Best Doctors list as published by Hartford Magazine.

Miscellaneous

19.07% Percentage of UConn Health’s 2012 fiscal year revenues provided by the state. The remainder comes from research grants, philanthropy and patient care revenues.

5,640 Number of people employed by UConn Health.

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

1,435,498 Number of visits to UConn Health’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Library – 1,226,593 virtual visits from homes or offices, and 208,905 in person.

$5.57 million Approximate dollars in uncompensated dental care provided during fiscal year 2012 by the School of Dental Medicine.

28,000 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.