Adam Rosenberg, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology

Medical School:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1976)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Vanderbilt University (TN) (1972)
  • University of Colorado (1977)
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1979)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (1981)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology

Professional Titles

  • Director - University of Colorado Pediatric Residency Program

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2015)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?" for the last 10 years; 2007-2017
  • Career Teaching Scholar, Department of Pediatrics (2015)
    Awarded as a career award for dedication to the education of students, residents and subspecialty fellows
  • Partners in Care Award, University of Colorado Hospital (2008)


  • Rahman SA, Sullivan JP, Barger LK, St Hilaire MA, O'Brien CS, Stone KL, Phillips AJK, Klerman EB, Qadri S, Wright KP Jr, Halbower AC, Segar JL, McGuire JK, Vitiello MV, de la Iglesia HO, Poynter SE, Yu PL, Sanderson AL, Zee PC, Landrigan CP, Czeisler CA, Lockley SW. Extended Work Shifts and Neurobehavioral Performance in Resident-Physicians. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar;147(3). PubMed PMID: 33619044
  • Shah P, Cannon DC, Lowe JR, Phillips J, Christensen RD, Kamath-Rayne B, Rosenberg A, Wiedmeier S, Patel S, Winter S, Baker S, Ohls RK. Effect of blood transfusions on cognitive development in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2021 Jun;41(6):1412-1418. PubMed PMID: 33911186
  • Landrigan CP, Rahman SA, Sullivan JP et al and ROSTERS Study Group. Effects on patient safety of a resident physician schedule without 24-hour shifts. N Engl J Med 2020;382(26):2514-23. PMID: 32579812.
  • Schumacher, D et al: Etiology of unable to assess entrustable professional activities in a national study. APPD, San Diego, March 2020 (poster)
  • Schwartz A, Balmer DF, Borman-Shoap E, Chin A, Henry D, Herman BE, Hobday P, Lee JH, Multerer S, Myers RE, Ponitz K, Rosenberg A, Soep JB, West DC, Englander R. Shared Mental Models Among Clinical Competency Committees in the Context of Time-Variable, Competency-Based Advancement to Residency. Acad Med. 2020 Nov;95(11S Association of American Medical Colleges Learn Serve Lead: Proceedings of the 59th Annual Research in Medical Education Presentations):S95-S102. PubMed PMID: 32769469
  • Barger LK, Sullivan JP, Blackwell T, O'Brien CS, St Hilaire MA, Rahman SA, Phillips AJK, Qadri S, Wright KP, Segar JL, McGuire JK, Vitiello MV, de la Iglesia HO, Poynter SE, Yu PL, Zee P, Sanderson AL, Halbower AC, Lockley SW, Landrigan CP, Stone KL, Czeisler CA. Effects on resident work hours, sleep duration, and work experience in a randomized order safety trial evaluating resident-physician schedules (ROSTERS). Sleep. 2019 Aug 1;42(8). PubMed PMID: 31106381
  • Vollrath K, Rosenberg A, Gabrielski L, Deacon J, Marshall S, Rihn A, Grover T. NICU Discharge Feeding Bundle Improves Accuracy of Postdischarge Feeding Preparation and Potentially Prevents Readmission. Adv Neonatal Care. 2019 Apr;19(2):90-96. PubMed PMID: 30325750
  • Schwartz A, Balmer D, Borman-Shoap E, Chin A, Henry D, Herman B, Hobday P, Lee J, Multera S, Myers R, Ponitz K, Rosenberg A, Soep J, West DC, Englander R. Shared mental models among clinical competency committees in the context of time-variable competency-based advancement to residency. Acad Med…
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Professional Memberships

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • Society For Pediatric Research (SPR), Member
  • American Pediatric Association, Member
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Parker Adventist Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1981)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
  • Brain and Nervous System - Hydrocephalus
  • Brain and Nervous System - Meningitis
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Ear Infection
  • Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Infections - Influenza
  • Infections - Pneumonia
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hearing Loss
  • Infections - Viral Infections
  • Infections - Bacterial Infections
  • Infections - Fungal Infections
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Infections
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
Clinical Interests
Continue an active neonatal practice at several institutions in the Denver metro area. Also provide high risk neonatal follow up care at Children’s Hospital 2 afternoons per week.

Personal Interests
Avid baseball fan and tennis player

Volunteer Activities
Medical Advisory committee for Round-Up-River Ranch camp. Physician volunteer at the camp during the summer.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1976)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Vanderbilt University (TN) (1972)
  • University of Colorado (1977)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1979)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (1981)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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