The Child Health Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado delivers longitudinal, comprehensive primary care for underserved children. As a center for teaching and clinical innovation, it is the busiest pediatric primary care teaching site for trainees associated with the University of Colorado, as well as the home for the Consultation-Liaison in Mental and Behavioral Health (CLiMB) program.
The Special Care Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado offers comprehensive care, primary care consultative services, and coordination of care with pediatric specialists for children with chronic, complex medical conditions from four states. The clinic also provides follow-up care to former preterm and high-risk newborns.
The Epidermolysis Bullosa Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado, a multidisciplinary clinic held monthly in collaboration with the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic, provides for evaluation and care coordination by General Pediatrics, Hand Surgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Anesthesiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Pain Management Specialists, and Psychology, Nutrition, and Social Work Services.
The General Pediatric Consultation Service at Children's Hospital Colorado provides telephone consultation to pediatricians and family physicians throughout Children's Colorado referral area for pediatric diagnostic dilemmas, failure to thrive, recurrent otitis media, and difficult behavioral problems. Additionally, the General Pediatric Consultation Clinic, open to referrals from practicing pediatricians, provides in-person consultations, primarily for toilet training and sleep problems.
The International Adoption Clinic is a consultation service for children in the Rocky Mountain Region adopted from abroad. The clinic offers comprehensive medical evaluations of children, with a focus on infectious diseases, growth and development, and psychological issues particular to international adoptees. The clinic also provides pre-adoption consultations.
The Reach Out and Read program allows clinicians the opportunity to provide books to parents of children ages six months to five years in order to encourage the development of reading. Volunteers read to children in busy afternoon waiting rooms in order to model the enjoyment and importance of early reading.
The Bright Beginnings program makes available early childhood educational and family support materials such as the "Learningames" book and "My First Picture Book," which are given to parents of clinic patients. These materials encourage parents to take an active and positive approach to stimulating their children's development.
The Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado offers comprehensive services to children with this common birth anomaly and is served by the Section's faculty who are part of a multidisciplinary professional team.