The Department has a very successful track record in biomedical research. We were most recently ranked 20th nationally in research funding from the NIH. Faculty members within the Department of Medicine currently are the principal investigators on more than $85 million of research funding. In fiscal year 2012, grants obtained by the Department of Medicine faculty account for 32% of all School of Medicine research funding. The Department moved into all new research space at the Anschutz campus in the spring of 2008.
Each Division has a diverse and vibrant externally funded research program and fellowship training program. Our Department has active research programs for not only our faculty but also for our fellows, housestaff and medical students. The Department is a very active participant in the institution's CTSA program with 4 of the 5 Associate Directors of the CTSA calling the Department home. In addition, we have 33 endowed Chairs, the endowed Temple Hoyne Buell Heart Center, and a federally-designated Cancer Center enabling us to pursue new understanding and treatment of diseases that are afflicting millions of Americans.