A state-of-the-art medical center, CU Anschutz Medical Campus is globally recognized for its research, teaching and clinical programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, physical therapy and nursing. As the largest academic health care center in the Rocky Mountain region, CU Anschutz is leading the way in education, research and patient care.
In total, there are 19,000 employees on the medical campus and 1.5 million patient visits annually. The impact in the region is large, with more than $2.6 billion in total campus direct expenditures. Not only does CU Anschutz have a large economic impact, but students and faculty are constantly innovating. Since 2002, 1,300 patent applications have been filed and 53 new companies formed from campus research.