Every Child Pediatrics is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Martin as the new President of the Board of Directors of Every Child Pediatrics. Mr. Martin is Vice President of Ambulatory Services for Children’s Hospital Colorado, leading all outpatient clinics throughout the hospital’s Network of Care. In this role, he directs nearly 700 employees at 10 outpatient clinics across the Front Range, which provided more than 800,000 outpatient visits in 2018. Mr. Martin has served on the Every Child Pediatrics Board since 2013, including as Vice President in 2017 and 2018.
“I appreciate and support the mission of Every Child Pediatrics and want to help to advance health care for every child in our community,” Mr. Martin said. “As President of the Board, I want to develop the Board to add new members, especially ones who reflect the patient population that we serve. I also want to focus on the Board’s role in fundraising to support the programs of Every Child Pediatrics. My goal is to position the organization to be successful for years to come in delivering on its mission.”
Mr. Martin received his Master in Healthcare Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Colorado Denver and a bachelor degree in biology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He is past President of the Colorado Association of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and received the ACHE Distinguished Service Award in 2015.
A Chicago native, Mr. Martin is an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan. He also coaches youth sports through the YMCA and plays on two recreational basketball teams. He enjoys skiing and spending time with his wife and three children.
Every Child Pediatrics provides comprehensive, affordable health care to over 23,000 Colorado children, most of whom are low-income and disadvantaged, at four medical offices and 10 school-based health centers in the Denver metro area, Fort Collins, the Roaring Fork Valley and Southwest Colorado. The pediatric primary care practice was established as a nonprofit organization in 1996 with the mission to provide high-quality health care to all children, regardless of their family’s insurance status or ability to pay. Experienced pediatricians and professionals focus on the child’s overall well-being, providing high-quality medical care, behavioral health counseling, dental care, nutrition, healthy lifestyle programs and connections to support services such as housing and transportation.
Learn more about the Board here.