The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what first responders are seeing in the field, and the treatment options that are available to those who are addicted.
During the information session, prospective students will receive information about the admissions process, hear from current medical students about their experiences at Netter, learn about the curriculum and clinical training opportunities and tour the school.
Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino are both long-time advocates for individuals who suffer from rare diseases and have worked on legislation to raise awareness and help people access treatment and research.
The 6,000-square-foot laboratory is a model facility with sophisticated equipment for mammalian cell and microbial culture, analysis of biological materials including DNA, RNA, and proteins, and confocal microscopy of biological tissues.
During the program, health care executives and front-line health practitioners will describe the role of community health workers in the delivery of patient-centered medical care and address their challenges and concerns.