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New ACCORDS Director Shares Initial Vision for the Center

Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT, director of the Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) and professor in the Department of Family Medicine, joined the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the start of the year after a decorated career at the University of Minnesota.


Author Melissa Santorelli | Publish Date April 01, 2024
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Founding Director of ACCORDS Reflects on Success of the Center

When Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was developing her vision that would one day become The Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS), her goal was to provide a home for health services and outcomes researchers.


Author Melissa Santorelli | Publish Date March 22, 2024
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CU Anschutz Researchers Team Up to Bolster the Health of Americans With Disabilities

This mandate for joint responsibility in care is upheld by Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which requires that hospitals have staff responsible for making accommodations for patients with disability. ACCORDS Megan Morris, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine in CU’s Department of Medicine, has spent the greater part of three years facilitating a working group for these staff.


Author CU Anschutz News | Publish Date April 25, 2022
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ACCORDS In the News

The New England Journal of Medicine

Learning to Say Goodbye

news outletThe New England Journal of Medicine
Publish DateMay 13, 2024

James Feinstein, MD, MPH, writes a tribute to his mentor, the late Steve Berman, MD.

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Medscape

Nontraditional Risk Factors Play an Outsized Role in Young Adult Stroke Risk

news outletMedscape
Publish DateApril 11, 2024

"The younger they are at the time of stroke, the more likely their stroke is due to a nontraditional risk factor," lead author Michelle Leppert, MD, said in a news release.

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The New England Journal of Medicine

The Risks of Normalizing Parental Vaccine Hesitancy

news outletThe New England Journal of Medicine
Publish DateApril 11, 2024

"Most parents in the United States don’t hesitate to have their children receive routine childhood vaccines. Suggesting otherwise is potentially harmful," says David M. Higgins, MD, MPH and Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH.

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Denver 7

Westminster woman’s liver donation intended for sister saves life of stranger

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateApril 11, 2024

“We are the leader in the country for pediatric living donor liver transplant," said Amy Feldman, MD. “Because we offer living donations, we're able to bring our waitlist times way down. So for children, the national average for a liver is to wait about eight months. Here at Children's Hospital Colorado, our average wait time is two months.”

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