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Jean Abbott, MD

​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Professor Emerita of Emergency Medicine


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Anschutz Medical Campus
Fulginiti Pavilion, Campus Box B137
13080 E. 19th Avenue  
Aurora, CO 80045
Dr. Jean Abbott is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been a faculty member at the University of Colorado since the inception of an Emergency Medicine division in 1985. She is currently “retired” but teaches in the Denver Health Emergency Medicine Residency on ethics and professionalism, co-chairs the Hospital Ethics Committee and manages the Ethics Consult service. She teaches and writes about ethics and professionalism issues in emergency medicine and other graduate medical education specialties through the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the CU Health Sciences campus.
Degree Year ​Focus
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA B.A. 1969 ​Political Science, Magna Cum Laude
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA M.D. 1973 Doctor of Medicine
San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, CA 1974 Emergency Medicine Internship
University of Colorado, Denver, CO           M.H. 2003 Philosophy & Bioethics

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