Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado are large institutions whose success depends on excellence in our faculty missions of education, clinical care, research and discovery, and service. We know that our faculty are the most valuable resource in maintaining our nationally respected leadership position among pediatric academic medical centers.

The Department of Pediatrics Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs offers support services and career guidance, and maintains helpful information for faculty regarding appointments, policies, and promotion and tenure. We hope our efforts assist faculty members in setting meaningful goals and in pursuing paths to successful, fulfilling careers.

Academic and Faculty Affairs Calendar

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Early Career Faculty Working Group Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academic Pediatrics: Health Disparities and Recruiting Diverse Trainees

| 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Please join the ECFWG to learn about and discuss areas of health disparities related to pediatrics in Colorado—including pediatric deaths and telehealth—and practices and strategies for recruiting diverse trainees to train in pediatric graduate medical education programs. All faculty are encouraged to attend. Please use this form to register by August 30.

September 2, 2021

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.



  • Sasha Mintz, MPH, Epidemiologist at Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Amanda Messinger, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Brandi Freeman, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Vice-Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


12:15-12:40: Disparities in pediatric deaths in Colorado from the public  

           health perspective, Sasha Mintz, MPH

12:40-1:05: Telehealth and racial inequities, Amanda Messinger, MD

1:05-1:30: Recruiting diverse trainees in pediatrics, Brandi Freeman, MD

Note: Each speaker will have a Q&A period included in the time for her talk.