Jenna Renee Sheppard, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, a Family Nurse Practitioner with Hospital for Special Care

Get to know Family Nurse Practitioner, Jenna Renee Sheppard, who serves patients in New Britain, Connecticut.

Jenna is a board-certified family nurse practitioner currently affiliated with the Hospital for Special Care located in New Britain, Connecticut.

The Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the United States and one of only two in the nation serving both adults and children. Located in New Britain and Hartford, they operate on a not-for-profit basis. They are recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Educated in the United States, Jenna graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing degree in Family Nursing Practice from Yale University in 2021.

Passionate about her profession, she attained board certification as a family nurse practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Furthermore, she is a professional member of Sigma Theta Tau in order to remain up to date in her field.

On a more personal note, Jenna attributes her success to always wanting to go into nursing to help others and making her dreams come true.

A Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) holds board certification and provides continuing and comprehensive healthcare for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and body systems. FNPs maintain patient records, perform physical exams, order or perform diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, develop treatment plans, as well as treat acute and chronic illnesses, conditions, and injuries that fall under primary care.

Learn More about Jenna Renee Sheppard:
Through her online profile,

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson is an Associate Content manager for FindaTopDoc and responsible for working with distinguished physicians in documenting their significant accomplishments in their field. Karen is a CPR instructor and is a member of her local theater group.