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At UConn Health, a team of experts provides fast, efficient care for patients experiencing symptoms of stroke and personalized, ongoing care for patients who have already experienced a stroke or have other risk factors.


American Heart Association 2019 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus AwardGold Plus Recognition

Our commitment to quality stroke care is being recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. We’ve been honored with the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Elite Plus Award which means we reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care for two consecutive years. The recognition also takes into account the administering of clot-busting treatment for ischemic stroke patients within 60 minutes of arrival at the hospital more than 75 percent of the time, dramatically improving patient outcomes. Learn more.

Drea Wall with Dr. Abner Gershon, the nuero-interventionalist that retrieved the clot from her clogged brain

I’m 30 and a Stroke Survivor

Stroke survivor Andrea (Drea) Wall recounts her experience at UConn Health's Emergency Department after having an ischemic stroke at the age of 30. She discusses what she learned and what you can do to increase your chances of a favorable outcome after a stroke. Read more.

Listen to Drea tell her story during the Stroke Survivor Symposium

Brian MRI

Emergency Stroke Care Conference

Need for Speed: Saving Critical Brain Function

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: UConn Health

Register Today!

Time Is Brain

Time Is Brain illustration

What are the warning signs of stroke?

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