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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 students, 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 »


  • Shale Wong, MD, MSPH has been appointed Director of the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center​.

  • After more than 50 years of medical service and serving in various settings in the Department of Pediatrics (the last 7 years being in the Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine/The Breathing Institute), James Shira, MD, will be retiring.

  • The Maternal and Child Health Research Network Program of the Health Resources and Services Administration awarded a five-year, $5 million cooperative agreement to ACCORDS (of which Christopher Stille, MD, MPH, is the principal investigator), to establish a Children with Special Health Needs Research Network in collaboration with three other academic research centers across the United States and the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions.