Heidi Baskfield, J.D.
Vice President, Population Health and Advocacy, Children's Hospital Colorado
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 • 10:45 AM–12:00 PM
Heidi Baskfield currently serves as the Vice President of Population Health & Advocacy for Children’s Hospital Colorado. Heidi’ s responsibilities include: oversight of the Child Health Advocacy Institute, school health team; leading the hospital’s population health strategy; and developing the hospital’s advocacy and legislative efforts to influence child health policy at the local, state and federal levels. In addition, Baskfield manages and oversees the Hospital’s Global Health work. She currently serves as Chair Board for Coloradoans Protecting Patient Access and member of the steering committee for the Campus Community Partnership.
Prior to joining Children’s, Baskfield served under Governor Ritter’s administration as legislative program manager for the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, where she developed and implemented a natural resources policy and legislative agenda.
Prior to her work with the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Baskfield worked as an attorney for the Office for Civil Rights under the U.S. Department of Education, where she advocated for children with disabilities. Baskfield has also worked as an attorney for The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People. Before earning her law degree, Heidi was press director for the La Jolla Group, a political consulting firm.
Baskfield earned her law degree from California Western School of Law, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.