Denver Health Track
Denver Health is Denver’s primary safety net hospital system and includes nine community health centers.
Features of the track include:
- 5 residents per year (5-5-5, was 4-4-4 prior to 2018).
- Residents complete a one-month Refugee Health rotation at Lowry Family Health Center and other community sites.
Continuity clinic: Denver Health’s Lowry Family Health Center
- Federally Qualified Health Center; part of Denver Health’s network of FQHCs.
- Located in the Lowry neighborhood in east Denver, about 3 miles south of the A.F. Williams Family Medicine Clinic and sharing a border with the city of Aurora.
- Denver Health partners with the Colorado Refugee Services Program and Colorado Department of Human Services to offer health screenings to new refugees or asylees at this clinic.
- Patient population: Lowry’s patients are incredibly diverse and come from several nearby communities, including the East Colfax neighborhood of Denver and various parts of Aurora. We serve a large population of recent immigrants and refugees
from around the world, including Central and South America, several regions of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. The majority of our patients are insured through Medicare/Medicaid, and a proportion of our patients are uninsured
and receive care through a sliding fee scale. Overall, 40% of patients are African-American and 30% are Latino. Approximately 50% of patients speak neither English nor Spanish.
- Providers at Lowry work within interdisciplinary care teams that include psychiatrists, psychologists, an addiction management specialist, a clinical pharmacist, a social worker, several patient navigators, and a Nepali interpreter.
- The clinic provides several areas of specialized care, including suboxone clinic, sports medicine, podiatry, latent TB treatment, and care for transgender patients.
- Certified by NCQA as a Level 3 PCMH.