McGraw Family Pledges $3 Million for New Learning Center at Norwalk Hospital

“This project will modernize our teaching and learning facilities to keep pace with new technology and clinical advancements. John M. Murphy, MD, President and CEO, WCHN

McGraw Family Pledges $3 Million for New Learning Center at Norwalk Hospital

New Center Will Enhance Patient Care and Train Next Generation of Healthcare Clinicians

NORWALK, Connecticut – July 17, 2017 – The McGraw family, founders of global multimedia publishing company McGraw-Hill, is continuing its legacy of investing in community health by pledging up to $3 million in a challenge gift to establish the new McGraw Family Center for Advanced Learning at Norwalk Hospital.

Of the McGraw family’s $3 million pledge, $2 million is in the form of a challenge grant to encourage community support by having individual donations matched dollar for dollar. The hospital’s fundraising goal for the project is $5 million.

Featuring a modern health science library, state-of-the-art medical simulation facilities, and dedicated space for group and distance learning, the new McGraw Family Center will provide Norwalk Hospital with an optimal learning environment for tomorrow’s healthcare providers.

“We believe the ongoing education of our entire staff is essential to high-quality care at Norwalk Hospital and across our Network,” stated John M. Murphy, MD, president and CEO of Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), which includes Norwalk Hospital. “This project will modernize our teaching and learning facilities to keep pace with new technology and clinical advancements. It will also enable us to combine the latest in life-saving technologies with the medical expertise and personalized care the community has come to rely upon.”

More than 1,300 students,…

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