Advocacy Programs

The goal of our advocacy efforts is to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach his or her fullest potential. Advocacy initiatives in the Department of Pediatrics encompass a variety of programs sponsored by the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, the State, and the Department.

Parenting Support Programs

Starting off with your new baby is a time of excitement. Parents are every child's first and best teachers. The programs below offer support to new parents as they encounter the challenges and questions of normal child development.

State-Sponsored Programs for Children

The Department of Pediatrics is designated by the State of Connecticut as a resource for children whose lives are affected by the following conditions:

Department Programs

In addition to its many programs for children with particular health issues, the Department of Pediatrics also sponsors programs for the following pediatric populations.