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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for medical staff privileges at UConn John Dempsey Hospital?

Please download and complete this pre-application form and return it to Georgiana Defilio by email at gedefilio@uchc.edu or fax to 860-679-1992. The form allows us to collect basic information about you and to determine if you meet the qualifications to apply for membership.

How can I apply for privileges at the UConn Health Surgery Center?

The UConn Health Surgery Center is part of UConn John Dempsey Hospital. You must apply for medical staff privileges at UConn John Dempsey Hospital in order to perform procedures at the UConn Health Surgery Center.

Where can I access the Medical Staff Bylaws?

The UConn John Dempsey Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws can be found on our website. Click here to view the Medical Staff Bylaws.

Is a faculty or academic appointment the same as having privileges at UConn John Dempsey Hospital?

No. A faculty or academic appointment is a teaching-related appointment in the UConn School of Medicine or UConn School of Dental Medicine. It does not mean that you are, or were, a member of the UConn John Dempsey Hospital Medical Staff.

How can I request a case list of the procedures I performed at UConn John Dempsey Hospital?

Please contact the Health Information Management Department at 860-679-2789.

How can I obtain emergency privileges?

Emergency privileges are available only to current members of the Medical Staff.

How long does it take to get privileges?

Each applicant's circumstances are different and, therefore, it is difficult to give an exact timeframe on how long it may take to get privileges. To help facilitate the process, it is important that you submit a complete application along with all of the required documentation.