Dynamic and people-first caregiving
Trinity Health of New England is a fully integrated health care delivery system and a member of one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the United States.
Trinity Health of New England's focus on progressive, people-first caregiving, combined with a commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved populations, corresponds on a deep level with the Netter philosophy. The 92 acute care hospitals and 51 home care and hospice agencies help make Trinity Health of New England the fourth-largest not-for-profit health care system in the United States.
Trinity Health of New England’s anchor facility, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, in Hartford, Connecticut, has been a major institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, St. Francis is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.
Other Trinity Health entities where our students gain clinical experience:
- The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute
- The Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut
- Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Home and Community Health Services
- The Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research
- Mercy Medical Center
- Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital
- Saint Mary’s Hospital
Compassionate and innovative care
Hartford HealthCare is a community of caregivers committed to improving the health and healing of the people and communities it serves. It uses research and education to deliver coordinated, consistently high standards of care. It has a number of alliances with area hospitals and health care providers that improves the timeliness, effectiveness and accuracy of its services.
St. Vincent’s Medical Center joined Hartford HealthCare’s network of providers on Oct. 1, 2019. This change enhances its role as a lead clinical educational partner to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine. St. Vincent’s active medical staff of more than 700 physicians treat and offer compassionate care to a diverse patient population in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It represents more than 50 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties, including cardiology, surgery, cancer care, orthopedics, radiology, emergency medicine, women's health services, family services and behavioral health.
During rotations, students work around specialists performing advanced procedures while also helping to ensure that patients receive the individualized care they can only get in community-based settings.
Other Hartford HealthCare network providers where our students gain clinical experience:
- MidState Medical Center
- Natchaug Hospital