Division of Critical Care & Hospital Medicine (CC & HM)

Stephen Frankel, MD

Stephen K. Frankel, MD
Division Chief

What do we do? We specialize in the care of the acutely-ill patient. The National Jewish Health CC & HM faculty provide a broad and comprehensive range of clinical services for patients with serious and life-threatening medical conditions. National Jewish Health is the exclusive provider of critical care services at HealthONE/Rose Medical Center, HealthONE/Swedish Medical Center, and Colorado Acute Long Term Acute Care Hospital. In 2014, CC&HM will launch a new collaboration with Banner Health to provide remote "tele-critical care" services to patients in northern Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada and Nebraska. The Division also looks forward to working closely with our new partners at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.

Why National Jewish Health? Beyond providing exceptional clinical care, we actively participate in house staff education through our relationship with the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus. Our Division supports professional education/continuing medical education events including the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Fundamentals of Critical Care Support class and the Keystone Update in Critical Care Medicine. Also in keeping with the mission of National Jewish Health, the CC & HM faculty participate in clinical and translational research initiatives focusing on such diseases as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis, delirium, and exacerbations of fibrotic lung disease.

Critical Care Faculty

Hospitalist Faculty

National Jewish Health
South Denver

National Jewish Health South Denver has been providing specialized pulmonary, sleep and critical care medicine in the south metro area since 1974.
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Inpatient Service Faculty



The Critical Care and Hospital Medicine Division Fellowship offers opportunities for continued learning, research and clinical interactions designed to develop expertise in pulmonary and critical care. Learn more.

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