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A gift of comfort for our courageous caregivers

April 19, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit greater Bridgeport, Bridgeport Hospital staff sprang into action, taking care of people suffering from a virus the world had never seen. What little was known…

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Passing along the ‘American Dream’ to those in need

April 19, 2021

John and Ethel Kashulon, husband and wife and longtime residents of Bridgeport, were children of Eastern Europeanimmigrants who came to the United States seeking the ‘American Dream.’ John moved to…

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An ambassador of hope helps the show go on for Norma Pfriem Breast Center

April 19, 2021

Elise Bucknall, a Fairfield resident for almost 15 years, had not heard of the Norma Pfriem Breast Center until her close friend and President’s Council member Lynne Taikowski invited her…

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Joseph Keane Fund – Stillborn & Perinatal Bereavement

June 30, 2020
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Click to Donate to The Joseph Keane Fund Feature Story from Annual Report about the Joseph Keane Fund: Joseph Keane Fund Donor Report: Joseph Keane Fund Donor Report  …

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Treating minds and changing lives

June 22, 2020

Quality mental health services are critical to people struggling for access to limited resources. Thanks to Bridgeport Hospital’s REACH Program, patients in Fairfield County are able to receive life-altering care.…

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A legacy in memory of a life lost too soon

June 19, 2020

Fear washed over Jessica Keane one Sunday evening while she was in the kitchen packing lunches for the week ahead. She didn’t feel her baby moving. The baby had normally…

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Never too young to give back

December 2, 2019

Meghan McCloat, 28, and Brooke Bento, 30, may be young, but they are already leaving their mark on the world of charitable giving. Considered veterans of the Norma Pfriem Breast…

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Stillborn & Perinatal Bereavement Lecture – Resources

November 10, 2019

Joseph Keane Fund LectureStillborn & Perinatal Bereavement To learn more about the Joseph Keane Fund and how you can help, please click here. PDF File Resources: Click to view Caring For Patients…

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Stillborn & Perinatal Bereavement Lecture – 2019

November 9, 2019

Joseph Keane Fund LectureStillborn & Perinatal Bereavement The Joseph Keane Lectures for Perinatal Bereavement were held at Yale New Haven Hospital and at Yale New Haven Health’s Bridgeport Hospital. The Joseph Keane…

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Friends of Pediatrics

July 24, 2019

For more than 125 years, the Friends of Pediatrics has been changing the way children and infants are cared for at Bridgeport Hospital. Founded in 1893 as the “Woman’s Staff…

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