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General Academic Pediatrics  Faculty at The Children's Hospital

Welcome to General Academic Pediatrics

The Section of General Academic Pediatrics has a long and distinguished record in improving the lives of Colorado's children through clinical care, community service, and advocacy activities. 

We provide primary care, inpatient care, and teaching at Children's Hospital Colorado  and newborn care in the nursery at University of Colorado HospitalMORE »

Our educational activities include experiences for fellows, pediatric and family medicine residents, physician assistant interns, and medical students. MORE »

Our research continues to expand with the addition of new faculty and increased federal funding. Immunization delivery and health services research are major foci. MORE »


  • Dr. Steven Federico was elected to be a part of the Academic Pediatric Association Research Nominating Committee.
  • Dr. Daniel Nicklas was selected for the next class of Educational Scholars of the Academic Pediatric Association. He has also been awarded the Lown Institute Young Innovators Grant.
  • Dr. Tai Lockspeiser received the 2014 AAMC Research in Medical Education (RIME) Best Paper Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
  • Dr. Maya Bunik was accepted to the CU SOM Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Effectiveness Certificate Program.
  • Dr. Steven Perry has been elected Vice President of the Colorado Chapter of the AAP.
  • Dr. Paul Melinkovich received the Job Lewis Smith Award from the AAP Council on Community Pediatrics.
  • Dr. Simon Hambdige has been named chief of ambulatory care services at Denver Health and CEO and chief medical officer of Denver Community Health Services.