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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver
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Patient Care

Compassionate, skilled, pioneering

Appointments and Health Care

Our health care providers are recognized as leaders in their fields locally, nationally and internationally. Whether you are seeking diabetes treatment or a dental exam, a new medication or a certified midwife, we have outstanding caregivers who can help you.  

Centers and Institutes

CU Anschutz centers and institutes offer the latest specialized clinical care, research and information about a wide variety of illnesses, disabilities and community health resources. Learn about the specialty areas of the CU Anschutz centers and institutes. [link]

Campus Partnerships

CU Anschutz is proud to partner with two of the top hospitals in the nation, both located on the Anschutz Medical Campus: University of Colorado Hospital, named as the top hospital in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report, and Children’s Hospital Colorado, ranked for more than a decade as one of the best children’s hospitals nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Patients can find CU Anschutz physicians at either hospital through University Physicians, Inc.

Campus Affiliates

In addition to staffing our partner hospitals, CU Anschutz faculty practice in three affiliated institutions: National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation; Denver Health, which has been caring for the people of Denver and the Rocky Mountain region since 1860; and Denver VA Medical Center, which will provide care in a new facility scheduled for completion in 2016.

How have nurse practitioners changed health care?

Nurse practitioners and founders in 1966
Fifty years ago, two professors at the then-University of Colorado Health Sciences Campus pioneered an idea for improved health care delivery to underserved communities.

The educators, Loretta Ford and Henry Silver, called this new kind of nurse a "pediatric nurse practitioner." The profession has since blossomed and branched out to all corners of health care. In fact, according to Colorado Health Careers, nurse practitioner/clinical nurse specialist will be among the nation's 10 fastest-growing occupations in the next decade.

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