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Recent News

Pregnant and dying of COVID-19: ‘Miracle mom’ and baby survive thanks to unprecedented double surgeries 

Young COVID-19 survivor pleads with pregnant women to immediately get vaccinated. '“If I would have heard a story like mine, there’s no doubt I would have walked right in and gotten the vaccine." Read More >

CU Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus designated as Hispanic-Serving Institution

The U.S. Department of Education designated the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Read More >

New CU Program Tackles Medicine’s Tough Realities Before They Matter

Intensive ‘Basecamp’ training aimed at making graduates ‘better Day 1 doctors’ Read More >

Drs. Norah Janosy and Daniel Ford Named Providers of the Month

Congratulations to Norah Janosy. MD and Daniel Ford. MD on being named two of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Providers of the Month for May! This initiative celebrates members of Faculty Medical Staff each month for their accomplishments.

From Dr. Majcher, DO, MHA, FAOCA and Division Chief of Pediatric Anesthesiology: “Thank you for going above and beyond in helping our PICU team colleagues. It is this type of collaboration that exemplifies the new culture that prevails within our Division!”

And Chief Medical Officer David Brumbaugh, MD, MSCS, FAAP says: “Thanks Dan and Norah for being such terrific ambassadors for anesthesia across the hospital”.

Your honor will also be featured in this month’s edition of Provider Pulse. Thank you for all that you do to make Children’s a better place!

Dr. Jane Stewart Appointed Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

With increasing efforts School-wide to recruit diverse faculty, students, and staff, the Department of Anesthesiology has also joined these efforts and placed greater emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion. Not only is diversity a social concern and important for equalization, education and practice in diverse environments is a matter of health and wellbeing to ultimately eliminate health disparities within healthcare. For these reasons, we are excited to announce the appointment of Jane Stewart, MD to the position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Education in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Read More >

Empathy Turns Anesthesiology Into Passion for December Graduate

Possessing a strong sense of empathy – as well as being an academic standout – pushed Fabienne Haas to the top of her Anesthesiologist Assistant program. Learn what drew her to anesthesiology, as well as how her journey took her from a small German village to the Colorado Front Range. Read More >

Dwayne Johnson surprises Children's Hospital Colorado with custom Xbox Series X consoles

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is surprising kids at Children's Hospital Colorado with custom Xbox Series X consoles, in partnership with Xbox and Gamers Outreach. The Aurora hospital is one of 20 children's hospitals across the country that will receive the very first batch of the brand new game console. Read More >

Regeneron antibody cocktail used in clinical trials to fight COVID-19 at UCHealth


They found evidence that there was some potential benefit for people with COVID-19 illness. Read More >

2020 Anesthesiology ASA Annual Conference Department Presenters

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View information about the presenters during the Oct. 2-5 conference. Read More >

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital again named No. 1 hospital in the state

For the ninth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), located on the Anschutz Medical Campus, No. 1 on its list of the state’s best hospitals. Read More >

Boulder woman survives COVID-19 thanks to artificial lung treatments called ECMO

Barbara Gould made it home this week after 65 days on a ventilator, more than three months in four hospitals and after 15 days on ECMO treatments that saved her life. Our Dr. Breandan Sullivan was one of Gould's doctors. Read More >

“It’s not like the flu. It’s far more deadly.”

Our Dr. Tim Tran is interviewed in this COVID-19 story. Read More >