National Recognition – Special Designations

National Jewish Health is recognized by a variety of national organizations and has received the following designations of distinction for high-quality care and research in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine:

Beryllium Occupational Safety and Health Administration Designated Chronic Beryllium Disease Diagnostic Center
Black Lung Disease Department of Labor recognized provider
Continuing Medical & Pharmacy Education Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
COPD U.S. News & World Report  High Performing Hospital 
Critical Care Medicine Exclusive provider of critical care services at HealthONE/Rose Medical Center, HealthONE/Swedish Medical Center, and Colorado Acute Long Term Acute Care Hospital. Tele-ICU service provider for Banner Health patients in northern Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada and Nebraska.
Oversee care in the ICU at National Jewish Health - Saint Joseph Hospital.
Critical Illness Recovery Member — Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Thrive Initiative 
Cystic Fibrosis Largest adult CF program in the country and part of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network 
Department of Energy Medical Screening Provider: Former U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Worker Medical Screening
Department of Energy Occupational Illness Provider: DOL Energy Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP)
Deployment-Related Lung Disease Center of Excellence Deployment-Related Lung Disease —Veteran’s Choice Program
Diabetes American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) accredited diabetes education program
Interstitial Lung Disease Largest program in the country
National Institutes of Health ILD Specialized Center of Research
Interventional Pulmonology One of few centers nationwide with formally trained specialists.
Lymphangioleimyomatosis (LAM) Rare Lung Diseases Consortium Center
LAM Foundation Clinic (one of only 34 in the nation)
Lung Cancer
American College of Radiology Lung Cancer Screening Center
Lung Cancer Center of Excellence – GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer
U.S. News & World Report  High Performing Hospital — Lung Cancer Surgery
Lung Nodule Registry Unique and thorough registry.
Medical Surveillance OSHA standard medical surveillance program
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP)
Rare Lung Diseases Consortium Center
Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center
Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension Association Care Center
Radiation Exposure Screening & Education Program Health Resources & Services Administration Colorado Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Rare Lung Diseases Rare Lung Diseases Consortium Center for LAM and PAP

Center of Excellence: 1 of 61 centers to achieve this status by the World Association for Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Diseases (WASOG)

Scleroderma Scleroderma Foundation Research and Treatment Center
Sleep Oldest and most comprehensive sleep program in the Denver Metro area.
Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine