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Residency Training: CA-1

Residency Curriculum - CA-1Surgery with Anesthesia

During the CA-1 year the resident learns evaluation and management of patients undergoing gynecologic, general surgical, urologic, orthopedic, otolaryngologic, and a wide variety of other procedures. The resident works at all times under faculty supervision. Residents spend time at University of Colorado Hospital, VA Medical Center and Denver Health Medical Center. Intensive introductory didactic sessions and close faculty supervision are part of the residents' first month of training.


4 months General O.R. at UCH including an airway rotation
3 months General O.R. at DHMC
3 months General O.R. at VAMC
1 month Surgical ICU
1 month Perioperative Care (PACU and Preoperative Clinic)


  UCH University of Colorado Hospital
VAMC Veterans Affairs Medical Center
DHMC Denver Health Medical Center
CHC Children’s Hospital Colorado