The Department of Medicine's doctors are nationally recognized for their work in Colorado. Here are some of the hospitals where you can find our physicians.
UCH is a partner hospital to the School of Medicine and is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.
UCH received University HealthSystem Consortium's Quality Leadership Award in 2012 and 2013 and has been ranked as the #1 academic medical center.
U.S. News & World Report ranked UCH among the top 50 hospitals nationwide for seven Department of Medicine specialities: Pulmonology (#2), Nephrology (#12), Cancer (#15), Diabetes & Endocrinology (#30), Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#40), Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#42), Geriatrics (#43). Overall, UCH was ranked the best hospital in Colorado.
- In the last 10 years, Denver Health has provided more than $2.1 billion in care for the uninsured.
- Among 117 leading academic hospitals in the U.S. (University HealthSystem Consortium), Denver Health has ranked in the top 5% for inpatient survival for three consecutive years, and is the only safety-net hospital in the U.S. to be ranked in the top 10 in overall quality.
- In 2008, Denver Health's trauma center was recognized by the American College of Surgeons as the best trauma center in the U.S., based on survival rates.
- The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) ranks National Jewish Health in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation.
- National Jewish Health has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as #1 or #2 every year that the Pulmonology category has been included in the rankings (since 1997). Of those years, National Jewish Health was in the #1 spot for 15 years.
- Thomson Scientific ranks National Jewish Health among the 25 most influential research institutions in the world in its areas of focus.
- School of Medicine faculty have been providing patient care to the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System for many years.
- The new Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. Encompassing 31 acres, this state-of-the-art medical center will provide many new services to veterans, as well as expanding the number of veterans served to 83,000 (compared to 58,000 veterans from Colorado and surrounding states being served at the current facility in Denver, which is 670,000 square feet and dates to 1950).