Emily Bowers, M.D.
Emily Bowers grew up in Kentucky in a small suburb across
the river from Cincinnati, Ohio. She
attended the University of Dayton where she studied Biology and was fascinated
by her classes in human physiology and anatomy. After working for a year at a clinic
for the uninsured in Memphis, Emily decided to pursue medical school at the University
of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She
was excited to match into Internal Medicine residency at the University of
Colorado where she found strong clinical training and a supportive
environment. The mountains and many
outdoor activities were an added bonus! Emily soon found that she was
interested in a career in Rheumatology. She pursued research focusing on the
etiology of rheumatoid arthritis, which she has presented both locally and
nationally. She is currently applying
for a Rheumatology fellowship. While in
residency, Emily met her fiancé Chris, an orthopedic surgery resident, and they
are currently planning their wedding.
She enjoys running, hiking, yoga and playing with her golden retriever,
Francis Hall, M.D.
Frank is native to eastern Colorado (born and raised in
Akron). He attended the University of Colorado Boulder where he met wife Monica
and earned a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Physiology. During his second
year in Boulder, he was selected into the Medical Scholars Program
(guaranteeing admission to the University of Colorado School of Medicine after completing
his undergraduate education). During his medical training, he was inducted into
the Gold Humanism Honor Society. A tour of the United States for residency
interviews solidified his love for Colorado, and he was ecstatic to match at
the University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency Program. During
residency, Frank participated in research within the oncology division, focusing
on desmoid tumors. He plans to pursue a career in Hematology/Oncology and is
currently applying for a fellowship position. In his free time, he enjoys
gardening, cooking, reading fiction, cheering on all and any Colorado sports
teams, and attempting to make his infant son Hugo laugh.
Trevor Lane, M.D.
Trevor was born and raised in Seattle,
Washington. He attended the University of Washington for both undergraduate
studies in neurobiology, as well as medical school. Trevor was drawn to the
Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Colorado for the outstanding
Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, easy access to outdoor adventure, and the
welcoming atmosphere created by the housestaff. He studied mechanisms of sepsis
and acute lung injury with an inspiring mentor during residency, and is planning
to pursue a career in academic pulmonary and critical care medicine after his
year as a chief medical resident. Trevor fell in love during his intern year
with an amazing woman named Amy, and they now have an adorable daughter,
Charlie. Outside of his medical endeavors Trevor has a passion for climbing,
and also enjoys hiking, skiing, bicycling, and playing card games.
Charley Tharp, M.D.
Charley was born and raised in South Denver. He attended
college at Colgate University in upstate New York, majoring in molecular
biology. During college he was introduced to clinical care by volunteering as
an EMT. In addition Charley pursued molecular biology research, and spent a
semester studying at the National Institutes of Health. Wanting to continue research
after graduation, he worked at the NIH in Bethesda, within the National Heart
Lung and Blood Institute through the post baccalaureate IRTA fellowship.
Charley returned home for medical school where he attended the University of
Colorado School of Medicine. During residency, he continued research, studying
genetic causes of cardiomyopathy. After chief year Charley plans to pursue a
fellowship in cardiology. Outside of residency, Charley spends as much time as
possible outside climbing mountains, cycling, and skiing with his wife Nina.
John Williams, M.D.
John Williams was raised in the back woods of northern
Michigan and Minnesota. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he
earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics. He spent the next year shifting
course and taking the additional prerequisite courses he needed for medical
school while living in Omaha. Following this he lived in Boston for a year
where he worked as a hospital tutor. He then attended medical school at the
University of Minnesota. During his internal medicine residency at the University
of Colorado, he confirmed his future plans of pulmonary and critical care in
addition to discovering the world of clinical informatics and machine learning.
Following his chief year he will pursue a fellowship in pulmonary and critical
care medicine. He enjoys skiing, camping, hiking, and general arduous tasks.
Amy Yu, M.D.
Amy is a Texas
native and earned her undergraduate degree in Religious Studies &
Philosophy and Biology from Stanford University. After working two years for
the Asian Liver Center, a non-profit organization focused on raising awareness
about hepatitis B and liver cancer in the Asian and Pacific Islander
population, Amy headed back to Texas for medical school at the University of
Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Having an interest in healthcare
leadership and health systems innovation, Amy was thrilled to match into the
Hospitalist Leadership Track within the Internal Medicine Program at UC
Denver. Although she had sworn she would never live in a
"snow" state, Amy has come to love the beautiful and varied weather
Colorado has to offer. Outside of work, Amy can be found gardening,
camping, eating/cooking, or tending to her 38 turtles/tortoises with her
partner Johnny. After her chief residency year, Amy plans to pursue a
career as an academic hospitalist.
VA Chief Resident for Quality and Safety
Andrew Berry, M.D.
Andy is a Colorado native who grew up in Arvada just north of Denver. He studied biology and chemistry at the University of Colorado prior to medical school. Following this Andy worked as an EMT and conducted clinical translational research in the molecular biology lab at National Jewish Health. He was thrilled to be able to stay in Colorado for medical school and graduated with AOA honors from the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. The internal medicine residency at the University of Colorado offered him rigorous training in general internal medicine and he joined the Hospitalist track during his sophomore year. Andy plans to stay in Denver and cultivate a career as an academic hospitalist and future CSO. Andy stays busy outside of the hospital with his two children, wife and nearby family. He enjoys many outdoor activities like hiking, jogging and snowboarding. In addition to collecting antiques he also enjoys drawing, painting and maintaining his growing collection of bonsai trees.