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The Latest Research, Community and Medical News Updates


2017 Career Teaching Scholars Awards

The Department of Pediatrics will be honoring the 2017 Career Teaching Scholars on December 15, 2017.

In Memory of Patti Thureen, MD

In Memory of Patti Thureen, MD. Dr. Thureen, Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), passed away on October 23rd, 2017, following a chronic illness.

Dr. James Todd Retiring in January

Our friend, colleague and respected leader in pediatric medicine, Dr. James Kennedy Todd, will officially retire from Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado in January 2018.

Annual St. Geme Lectureship Features Greider

31st Annual Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr., MD Lecturship featuring Carol W. Greider, PhD.

Dr. Bonnie Camp wins Silver and Gold Award

Bonnie W. Camp, MD, PhD, highly regarded as a pioneer and leader in pediatric medicine, will receive the Alumni Association’s Silver and Gold Award, the School of Medicine’s highest alumni award.

Children's Hospital Colorado Named a Top Hospital in Nation

According to the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Colorado ranked in nine of the ten recognized specialty areas, including five in the top ten.

2017 Spring Poster Session Winners Announced

​​At the Spring Poster Session for the May 19 Grand Rounds, 46 pediatrics residents and two pediatrics neurology residents were either first author or co-author on a research poster.

Dr. Francesco Beuf Passed Away

Dr. Francesco Beuf died with his family around him on May 11th, at Boulder Community Hospital two days before his 84th birthday.

Dr. Jules Amer, Clinical Professor, Passes Away

Dr. Jules Amer, passed away at home in the company of his wife, Marilyn, and family on Saturday - just a week before his 93rd birthday.

Sokol Named President-Elect of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Ronald Sokol has been named the President-Elect of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) for 2017. Sokol will be the third pediatrician to be president of AASLD in its 65+ year history.

2017 John J. Conger Lectureship in Child Mental Health Policy

Neal Halfon, MD, MPH, will deliver the John J. Conger Lectureship in Child Mental Health Policy at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 pm, Friday, March 24, during Grand Rounds at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Mt. Oxford with a reception to follow.

Department of Pediatrics Ranked 6th in Nation

​​The University of Colorado's Department of Pediatrics was ranked sixth in the nation for "Best Pediatrics Programs"​ by U.S. News & World Report.

Okada, Zeitlin Named Affiliate Vice Chairs

The Department of Pediatrics recently named Drs. Carol Okada and Pamela Zeitlin as Affiliate Vice Chairs for Denver Health and National Jewish, respectively.

Integrating Pediatric Mental Health Care Into Primary Care Offers Numerous Benefits

​​Integrating pediatric mental health care into your primary care office can be an effective way to ensure your patients get the care they really need -- and it's easier than you think, says Dr. Jay Rabinowitz.

Children's Colorado's PICU a Standout in Quality and Patient Safety

Children's Colorado's PICU is a standout in quality and safety measures, according to international database.