Rachel Cafferty, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Pacific Lutheran University (WA) (2008)
Residency:
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2018)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

Publications

  • Cafferty R, Ambroggio L, Leonard J, Schmidt S, Haasz M. Evaluating Provider Documentation of Suicide Risk Factors Among Youth Screening Positive for Suicide Risk in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2021

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Fellow

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2018)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Emergency Care
Clinical Interests
I have a particular interest in child and adolescent mental health and suicide screening and prevention efforts in the acute care setting.

Care Philosophy
I aim to provide evidence-based, high quality, compassionate, and equitable care to acutely ill or injured children. I take great pride in my role as a physician and aim to always treat families with respect and approach children with a calm and comforting demeanor during times of heightened stress or fear in the emergency setting.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Pacific Lutheran University (WA) (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2018)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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