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The Children's Hospital ​​​​​

Welcome to Emergency Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine provides clinical services at Children's Hospital Colorado Emergency Department, on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, as well as at six other locations in metro Denver and Colorado Springs. These include a 24/7 ED and after-hours Urgent Care at South campus in Highlands Ranch; a 24/7 Urgent Care at North campus in Broomfield; an after-hours Urgent Care in Uptown Denver; a 24/7 Emergency Department at Parker Adventist Hospital; an after-hours Urgent Care in Wheat Ridge; and an after-hours urgent care at Briargate, Colorado Springs.

Each year we care for over 160,000 pediatric patients at these seven facilities. Our large group of pediatric faculty includes pediatric emergency physicians, pediatricians, advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners and ph​​ysicians assistants), PhDs and fellows.

Please explore our website for more information.

We serve as the region's only Level I Regional Pediatric Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care 24/7 to an enormous geographic area.  »

We offer a variety of educational programs including a Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital Colorado. »

Our research reflects a wide variety of clinical interests among our faculty, with many projects in injury prevention.  »


  • Our Pediatric Emergency Department is the largest in the nation.

  • Our section has the highest rated medical student clerkship for several years running.

  • We are involved in global health education and humanitarian efforts in Haiti, China, Ecuador, Mexico, Vietnam, the Philippines, Ghana, and Indonesia.


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