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Colorado Area Health Education Center, University of Colorado Denver


Fourth Year Med Student Electives

Fourth Year Med Student Electives

Addressing both ends of the GI tract .. ​

At this time the Colon Cancer and Endoscopy Training is not offered 

The Colorado AHEC offers three fourth-year medical student electives to senior students at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
A complete list of fourth year electives can be obtained from the Office of Student Affairs.



FMMD 8011 – Colon Cancer & Endoscopy

Course Director: Program Closed

Course Coordinator: Program Closed


  • Approval is required to enroll in this course. 
  • A two-week independent study of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, screening and prevention of colorectal cancer. Students will complete an online didactic course, 30-40 lower GI endoscopy cases on a state-of-the-art endoscopy simulator and possibly a clinical observation experience.
  • Resources:

Lower GI Endoscopy Training
Course Checklist
Simulator Instructions​

FMMD 8012 – Oral Health: Acute Dental
FMMD 8013 – Oral Health: Children

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