Dear Colleague:


We hope you will consider joining us at the Legislative Office Building (Room 2C) on Wednesday from 4:00-6:30, to show your support for the UConn Health panelists– students, faculty and a grateful patient  who will be testifying in opposition to the proposed budgets cuts to UConn Health.


Round-trip transportation will be provided to the Legislative Office Building.  A bus will leave the Main Building/Main Entrance of UConn Health at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, and will return by 7:00 pm.


If you are able to attend, please wear your white coats or other UConn Health gear.  Since seating must be reserved for the bus, please rsvp to this email to reserve a spot.





Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on UConn Health’s Budget

Wednesday, February 10, 2016



4:00 – 6:30 pm – Possible Panel Presentations (please plan on arriving by 3:30 pm)

Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT


The proposed state budget was released on Wednesday, and large cuts to the University of Connecticut, UConn Health and the other public colleges and universities are included.  Your help is needed to reverse the proposed cuts.


Public Hearing:  Please show your support for UConn Health and opposition to these cuts by attending the Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 10th from 4:00-6:30 pm at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. (Please plan to arrive at 3:30 pm in order to go through security and get to the hearing room).


What to Wear:  Please wear your white coat or other UConn Health apparel to help support students and faculty testifying in opposition to the cuts.   Students and supporters from other public colleges and universities will be there so we need UConn Health students, faculty, staff and other UConn advocates to stand out by wearing UConn Health or UConn School of Medicine or Dental Medicine related apparel.


If you are driving to the Legislative Office Building it is adjacent to the Capitol—see link to the directions below: