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Welcome to General Academic Pediatrics

The Section of General Academic Pediatrics has a long and distinguished record in improving the lives of Colorado's children through clinical care, community service, and advocacy activities. 

We provide primary care, inpatient care, and teaching at Children's Hospital Colorado  and newborn care in the nursery at University of Colorado HospitalMORE »

Our educational activities include experiences for fellows, pediatric and family medicine residents, physician assistant students, and medical students. MORE »

Our research continues to expand with the addition of new faculty and increased federal funding. Immunization delivery and health services research are major foci. MORE »


  • Dr. Sean O'Leary as senior author, received the David Lanier Outstanding Poster Award (second place) at the North American Primary Care Research Group’s Practice-Based Research Network Conference in Bethesda, MD, in July 2016.
  • Dr. Matt Rustici received a 2016 Education Award from CU SOM, In Recognition of Excellence in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation.
  • Dr. Sean O'Leary was selected to serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee).
  • Dr. Edwin Asturias was appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to chair the development of the Maternal Influenza Immunization Global Guideline. He has also been asked to be part of the expert consultation panel to discuss the implementation of the WHO recommendation for the use of the new dengue vaccine in endemic countries to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2016.