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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.


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Certified as Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center

UConn Health Stroke Center has attained advanced certification by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. This certification recognizes that the UConn Health Stroke Center provides the next generation of stroke care and has met The Joint Commission’s high standards in providing stroke care. UConn Health is only the second Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center in Connecticut and the first in the Hartford region. Learn more.

Rapid, Comprehensive Stroke Care at UConn Health

Every minute counts when you suffer a stroke. At UConn Health, our team is trained in the latest procedures and technology, ensuring you receive a rapid response and coordinated care for your stroke recovery.

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

Time Is Brain

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

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Time Is Brain

What are the warning signs of stroke?

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Spring Stroke Seminar

Stop a Stroke: Emerging Concepts in Secondary Prevention of Stroke

When: April 21, 2022
Time: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual and Keller Auditorium

Free Academic Conference

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Emergency Stroke Care Symposium

The First Hour: When Seconds Count

When: June 9, 2022
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual and Academic Rotunda

Free Academic Conference

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3rd Annual Stroke Survivors Symposium

When: October 28, 2021
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Virtual

Advanced Registration Recommended

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Spotlight on Stroke Care

UConn Health Minute: Reversing Stroke Risk

UConn Health Minute: Surviving a Stroke

Stroke Survivor Returns for Promised Dance with His Nurse

Power of Possible: Fast Stroke Care

Stroke Survivor Bruce Regains Ability to Play Guitar

Complete Stroke Care at UConn Health: Martha's Road to Recovery

Stroke and the Need to BE FAST

Jennifer Sposito, Clinical Coordinator, and Brooke Medel, Nurse Navigator

Know Stroke

Brooke Medel, Nurse Navigator