About CU Anschutz

Today, CU Anschutz is drawing upon science, technology and top talent to build upon its incredible forward momentum. We are speeding progress to novel therapies and innovations with transformative potential for our state, our region and our world.

Discoveries at CU Anschutz have led to new medical devices, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic methods, treatment of debilitating conditions and improved quality of life for people worldwide. CU Anschutz is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region. The campus combines interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities. We prepare future medical professionals to redefine the health care of tomorrow and provide the best available health care today at two nationally recognized hospitals.

Our Expertise

Rather than thinking in terms of departments and diseases, we revolve around the core, game-changing ideas in medicine that can impact and improve the most lives. These themes intersect at the most pressing medical needs of our time including cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular disease. These themes are:

Driving Innovation Advancing Discovery  
Transforming Patient Care Training Future Leaders

A History of Innovation

A spirit of innovation, collaboration and discovery has fueled a long history of achievement. The highlights below represent just some of the many ways that our students, faculty and alumni have helped shape the world of medicine.

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Office of Advancement

The CU Anschutz Office of Advancement is bringing people together to solve real problems. People like you are supporting breakthrough treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and a wide range of other illnesses. New developments in medicine have placed once-unattainable treatments within reach. We now have the opportunity to advance medicine further in the next ten years than it has advanced in the last one hundred. That’s why right now is the most exciting time to get involved.