• Lack of self-awareness among doctors when prescribing opioids

    ED physicians underestimated how often they prescribed opioids, rate decreased when they saw actual data

    As health providers struggle to curb the epidemic of opioid abuse, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found that 65 percent of emergency department (ED) physicians surveyed underestimated how often they prescribed the highly addictive pain killers to patients.… Full Story

    March 27, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Firearm safety and training program aimed toward physicians

    First-of-its-kind event offers template for addressing public health problem of gun violence

    March 8, 2018
    Chris Casey
    Michael Victoroff
  • Study examines which hospital patients will get opioid prescriptions

    Commonly prescribed for pain, opioids have high potential for dependence and misuse

    March 2, 2018
    Nathan Gill
    image of a pill
  • #ShareYourResearch

    CU Anschutz's social media team seeks photos of your research

    February 27, 2018
    Ali Hanson
  • Shared decision making can result in better choices

    Researchers examine the decision making that goes into high-risk, high-reward medical procedure

    As more and more older patients are offered advanced treatments for chronic diseases, including surgeries and implantable devices, new questions have arisen over how these decisions are made.… Full Story

    February 27, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Honor Society: A small dose of compassion goes a long way

    TMM program underscores importance of humanism in medicine

    February 22, 2018
    Debra Melani
    TMM group talk
  • Hammering away against the odds

    Former Olympian sets her sights on a new goal – becoming a surgeon

    February 20, 2018
    Amanda Blackman
    Loree Thornton
  • Existing drug effective at preventing onset of Type 1 diabetes

    Common blood pressure medicine blocks molecule that can trigger the disease

    A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville.… Full Story

    February 15, 2018
    David Kelly