Jessica Solomon Sanders, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Vanderbilt University (TN) (2010)
Internship:
  • Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program (2015)
Residency:
  • Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (2016)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (2020)
Department: Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Improving physician comfort with caring for patients with developmental disabilities

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2020)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; transition to adulthood

Publications

  • Caring for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis Jessica Solomon Sanders, Seth Keller, Bhooma R. Aravamuthan Neurol Clin Pract Sep 2020, 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000886; DOI: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000886
  • Keller S, Sanders J, et al. Complexities of Caring and Transitioning Care for Patients with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability. Neurol Rev. 2020;(Spring):125-131.
  • Sanders J, Johnson H, Urion D, Enhancing Comfort and Readiness of Physicians Treating Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Poster, April 2020.
  • Chorna O, Solomon JE, Slaughter JC, Stark AR, Maitre NL. Abnormal sensory reactivity in preterm infants during the first year correlates with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 2 years of age. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Nov;99(6):F475-9. PubMed PMID: 25053637

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Section Leader: Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, Member

Practice Locations

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

CU Memory Disorders Clinic - Central Park
3055 Roslyn Street
Suite 120
Denver, CO 80238
720-848-2080

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2019, 2019)
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Child Neurology, Board Certification (2020, 2020)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Genetic Conditions and Testing
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include the care of children and adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Down syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, genetic disorders, and general intellectual disabilities, and in improving the transition from pediatric to adult care. I am interested in providing consultation regarding the developmental and behavioral aspects of the care of adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities to help increase their access to, and quality of, healthcare.

Care Philosophy
I work hard, ideally with a team-based approach, to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live their lives to the fullest. I maintain high expectations for physical and mental health for all of my patients, and work with teams of providers to enhance the physical, cognitive, and emotional wellbeing of all of my patients.

Volunteer Activities
Special Olympics Coach, Cross-country skiing

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2014)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Vanderbilt University (TN) (2010)
Internships:
  • Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program (2015)
Residency Programs:
  • Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (2016)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (2020)
Department: Pediatrics-Developmental Pediatrics
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