Professor of Pediatrics and Section Head of General Academic Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado
Christopher Stille, MD, MPH is Professor of Pediatrics and Section Head of General Academic Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado. He leads a very active group of almost 50 pediatric faculty, practices and teaches primary care pediatrics, and conducts pediatric health services research and quality improvement focused on improving systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) in the Medical Home. The primary focus of his research has been improving communication and coordinated care for CYSHCN between primary care clinicians, subspecialists and family members. He has led projects funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, local and regional funders to pursue this investigation. Most recently, he became Principal Investigator of a MCHB-funded national network to conduct health systems research for CYSHCN. Dr. Stille is a co-chair of the Standing Committee on Patient Experience and Function of the National Quality Forum. Additionally, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council on Children with Disabilities of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has been a member of several expert panels convened by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau on topics including establishing an evidence base for the Medical Home and access to pediatric specialty services for CYSHCN.