Board Certification and Academic Information
||Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Professor
||American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
National Board of Medical Examiners
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Dr. Chuck Norlin's pediatric career began in 1980 at FHP, a staff model HMO in Salt Lake City. Two years later, he established Westside Pediatrics in West Valley City, which grew from a solo practice to a 5-person group. There he piloted resident continuity clinic in private practice offices for the University’s pediatric residency program. In 1990 he joined the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School Of Medicine, to serve as Medical Co-Director, Children’s Med-Surg Unit at Primary Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) and develop a faculty practice where he continued to train residents. He also became the general pediatrician for the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program at PCMC, a role he maintained until 2011. He served as Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics from 1993 to 2010. Dr. Norlin was also a member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Practice Organization, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, from 1994 to 2000 and served as Medical Director of the University Pediatric Clinic from 2001-2006 and from 2010-2011. During his time with the Department of Pediatrics Dr. Norlin has served on numerous boards and committees. Currently, he is a member of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee; Chair of the Project Advisory Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma; and member, Medical Home Workgroup, National Coordinating Center for the Genetic and Newborn Screening Service Collaboratives.
Since 2001, Dr. Norlin has directed the Medical Home Portal http://www.medicalhomeportal.org/, a web-based information resource to support primary care clinicians and families in caring and advocating for children with special health care needs. He has served as co-director, in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health, of three medical home/integrated services implementation projects funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Norlin also serves as director of the Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ), established in 2003 to improve the health of Utah’s children by promoting and supporting quality improvement in primary care practices. He is also Medical Director and Principal Investigator of the Children’s Healthcare Improvement Collaboration, a 5-year project funded by a CHIPRA Quality Demonstrations grant (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) aimed at developing a system to improve and support quality in children’s healthcare for Utah and Idaho. UPIQ is a charter member of the National Improvement Partnership Network, based at the Vermont Children’s Healthcare Improvement Program (VCHIP), and Dr. Norlin serves on its leadership group.
Dr. Norlin is Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Track, and has written 36 publications, scientific papers, chapters, and abstracts in addition to serving as Editor of the Medical Home Portal.