As the region's only academic Level I Trauma Center and one of Denver's busiest health care institutions, Denver Health is committed to educating and training current and future health care leaders.
Denver Health has earned numerous quality awards and is nationally known for its clinical excellence.
Denver Health is a comprehensive, integrated organization providing level one care for all, regardless of ability to pay. Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care at Denver Health. One in three children in Denver is cared for by Denver Health physicians as well. As a training hospital, Denver Health is also training the next generation of healthcare professionals.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care.
Denver Health works closely with the University of Colorado to provide educational opportunities for physicians and other health care providers, but also operates its own fellowship and residency programs in trauma, orthopedics, dentistry, pharmacy services and family medicine.
Other educational opportunities include:
Research is central to Denver Health’s mission. All full-time physicians are faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and conduct extensive research encompassing basic, translational, and clinical research aimed at answering the questions behind a number of diseases.
Our physicians receive an average of $30 - $35 million annually in research funding, which comes from foundations, trusts, grants, government agencies, private corporations and individuals. We are a training site for medical residents in 28 specialties and offer on-the-job training in 22 allied health care fields.