Patient Education

The goal of educating the patient and family at National Jewish Health is to improve patient health outcomes by promoting recovery, speeding return to function, promoting healthy behavior and appropriately involving the patient and family in their care and care decisions.

Education methods include:


Lung Line®: Ask an Expert

Lung Line is a free service. Registered nurses are available to answer questions about respiratory, allergic and immune diseases.

1-877-CALL NJH (877-225-5654)
Submit a question online.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MST (10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST)


Physician Line

The Physician Line is a toll-free line that gives you direct access to a specialized respiratory nurse who can facilitate your request for a patient referral or consultation. Nurses can also provide you with information about our programs, program outcomes and other departments.

Mon - Fri, 10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST
Physician Consultation Form


Office of Professional Education Earns Awards
The Office of Professional Education was awarded the Best Practice in Collaboration Award and the Best Practice in Research Award at the 2014 Colorado Alliance of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) Annual Meeting. Read more.