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Affiliate - Department of Pediatrics

National Jewish Health, an Affiliate of the Department of Pediatrics, currently has 22 University of Colorado pediatric faculty members and 5 pediatric clinical fellows.

A major focus is the integration of care in the areas of allergy, asthma, immunology and rheumatology at National Jewish and Children's Hospital. LEARN MORE »

Teams of specialists at National Jewish, Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Hospital, and Denver Health enhance our teaching programs. LEARN MORE »

Major research programs in asthma, inflammation, signal transduction, and psychosocial problems in chronic illness are very successful. LEARN MORE »


  • Dr. Richard Johnston won the David Rall Award from the Institute of Medicine. The award is given to an IOM member who has demonstrated distinguished leadership as chair of a study committee or other such activity, showing commitment above and beyond the usual responsibilities of the position.
  • Dr. Erwin Gelfand was awarded the Medicine Alumni Global Award from McGill University's Faculty of Medicine.
  • National Jewish is #1 Respiratory Hospital
    National Jewish has been ranked the #1 respiratory hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report for 13 consecutive years!
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