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Welcome to Pediatric Hospital Medicine

The Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Children's Hospital Colorado is rapidly expanding, with the recruitment of some of the nation’s best and brightest pediatric hospitalists. As we expand our academic, quality improvement, and educational programs, we continue to provide expert inpatient medical care for children throughout Colorado, and beyond.

Our hospitalists offer 24 hours a day, seven days a week pediatric hospitalist services at Children's Colorado main campus and at our Network of Care (NOC) locations. We aim to provide:

  • exemplary family-centered care to our patients and families
  • seamless communication to referring community providers
  • a focus on educating fellowsresidents, medical students, and advance practice provider students in the field of general pediatric hospital medicine
  • scholoarship in all areas that impace inpatient pediatric care

All of our faculty members bring a strong clinical focus, while several are also pursuing research in education and clinical hospital medicine. Our faculty also serve in administrative capacities for the University, Children's Hospital, and in our NOC sites. 

We provide inpatient care to all pediatric patients hospitalized with general medical conditions. We coordinate family-centered care... MORE »

Our hospitalists have extensive interaction with pediatric and family medicine residents, as well as medical students and physician assistant students. MORE »

Faculty research includes education in pediatrics, quality and patient safety, and support for residents. Clinical research includes SIDS prevention. MORE »


  • Sarah Luthy, MD is the section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine’s first fellow. The two-year fellowship provides both increased clinical training in inpatient care, and training in research, quality improvement, medical education, and leadership and administration.
  • Karen Wilson, MD, MPH, has been named the Deputy Editor of Hospital Pediatrics. Dr. Wilso was also elected to the position of research chair for the Academic Pediatric Association.
  • Congratulations to Jason Zamkoff, MD for receiving a Golden Stethoscope award from the CU School of Medicine.
  • Welcome to our newest hospitalists, Elizabeth LaGuardia, MD, Courtney Daniels, PNP, and Brittany Everson, PNP!
  • Welcome to Jessieca Mathews, who will be our acting administrative assistant until August.
  • Stacey Wall, PNP, was awarded the Sigma Theta Tau scholarship for her Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program.

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