What We Do


From inventing the nurse practitioner profession and curriculum 50 years ago, to breaking down silos between medical disciplines, CU Anschutz continues to make advancements in how physicians and health care professionals are trained. We know that today’s advancements in education are tomorrow’s advancements in research and care.


Discoveries at CU Anschutz have led to new devices, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic methods, treatments for debilitating conditions and improved quality of life worldwide. CU Anschutz is a leader in advancing human health. Close collaboration between researchers and practicing physicians speeds the progress of treatment and advances clinical care.

Clinical Care

Our faculty are making discoveries and developing treatments every day. We believe that the people treating our patients should be the people writing the textbooks. By combining teaching, research and clinical facilities, we connect the dots between groundbreaking discoveries and life-changing care at two leading hospitals.


Committed to supporting a healthier Colorado and Rocky Mountain region, CU Anschutz is highly engaged with communities, individuals and initiatives across our state and beyond. From nurse-managed clinics in underserved areas to public health collaborations and K-12 student health education programs, we are helping to build a brighter tomorrow.

Our Schools and Colleges

Benefactor Stories

We are in the process of creating the next generation of treatments and cures. By accelerating our progress and helping to bring scientific breakthroughs into the clinic, our benefactors play a crucial role in our success. When you contribute to CU Anschutz, your investment transforms lives and changes the world.

Research to Care

As the only comprehensive academic health science center in the state, and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus invests more than $500 million annually into science that can be translated to clinical care.
The fusion of education, research, and clinical care is the secret sauce of academic medicine. By coupling some of the best minds in medicine with ambitious students eager to lead the next generation, we get remarkable innovation and leading-edge treatments and care.
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Don Elliman Jr.

We're part of a long and continuous march with physicians and researchers who are dedicated to curing disease and creating hope. It is a great honor and a privilege to stand with our generous community in this journey. As long as there are sick people in this world, we continue or march forward.
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Scott Arthur

Vice Chancellor, Advancement

Office of Advancement

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Suite WG112

Aurora, CO 80045


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