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Occupational & Environmental Medicine Fellowship


The Occupational Medicine Fellowship at the Colorado School of Public Health is an ACGME-accredited one-year program. Fellows gain clinical and research experience in occupational medicine, have the opportunity to earn a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health, and practice their skills in a wide variety of settings, from medical facilities to industry sites.

 Curriculum

The fellowship includes 5-10 credits of coursework in the Colorado School of Public Health as well as rotations in clinical and population-based occupational medicine settings. Coursework and rotations can be customized based on fellows’ prior clinical experience and designed to fit the needs of physicians from a variety of specialties.

In addition to clinical rotations, residents may complete specialty rotations in orthopedics, ophthalmology, toxicology, physiatry, or psychology. Residents may also complete policy and law rotations. For a full listing of current rotations, please visit the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency curriculum page here.
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 Faculty

Leading faculty from the Colorado School of Public Health and clinical, academic, and industry sites teach fellows research and clinical skills in occupational medicine.

See a list of our expert faculty here.2

 Salary and Benefits

Fellows are also financially supported with tuition, stipends, as well as funding for research and travel by the Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) and a generous gift from Pinnacol Assurance. The MAP ERC is one of 18 National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) Education and Research Centers in the country. Students supported by the center collaborate with trainees in industrial hygiene, ergonomics, occupational health psychology, and health physics on interdisciplinary research, scholarly projects, and in-depth field assessments at local industrial sites.3

 How to Apply

Candidates should apply online through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning September 15. The deadline to apply is November 1. Please refer to the admission requirements below before applying and note the following program number for the application: 3800777060 - Occupational Medicine Residency. All applicants to the fellowship, should indicate their interest in the program in their personal statement.

Applicants interested in possible off-cycle admissions may contact Amber Tucker, the program coordinator, at amber.tucker@ucdenver.edu for availability.
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 Admission Requirements

All applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency training program and must be board certified, or have documented plans to sit for the examination. Please note that AOA-accredited programs, clinical externships, clinical research, and training outside of the United States will not meet this requirement.

Offers of employment are contingent upon the individual passing the necessary background check. The university will be conducting criminal background checks on all new hires, including residents. Candidates will be sent a consent form allowing us to do the background check with the packet of GME information in the spring. A series of in-person interviews is required of all finalists. ​5



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