Since 2009, The Skin Disease Research Core at the University of Colorado Denver has become a powerful academic program that has achieved excellence in education and research. The University of Colorado Denver on the new Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC) is located in Aurora, just east of Denver. There, state-of-the-art facilities for clinical care, education and research provide an integrated and collaborative environment for the professional Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing. This campus is also home to the brand-new University of Colorado Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Colorado (formerly The Children's Hospital). A new Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital is under construction.