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Jeffrey Druck, MD

​​​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Program Director, Residence Program


Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Dr. Druck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed residency in the Denver Health Residency Program in Emergency Medicine, after which he took a position at Emory University. Returning to Denver in 2003, he has since become Associate Residency Director in the Denver Health Residency Program in Emergency Medicine, as well as Director of the medical school Integrated Clinicians Course. He has won multiple awards for his teaching skills, including the American College of Emergency Physician’s National Faculty Teaching Award, the Academy of Medical Educator’s award for Excellence in Educational Leadership and Curriculum Development, and The Peter Rosen Leadership Award. His research interests lie in novel educational modalities, curriculum development, asthma, and evaluation strategies.​
Degree Year ​Focus
Rice University, Houston, TX B.A. 1994 ​Biology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX M.D. 1998 Doctor of Medicine
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 1999 ​Surgical Internship
Denver Health, Denver, CO 2002 Emergency Medicine Residency

Funded Projects

  • Block attending project on Emergency Care Clerkship For MS3 students   
    Funding Agency: University of COlorado Enhancing Education Grant
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Other Projects



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Selected Publications (5 out of 13)

  • Smalley CM, Jacquet GA, Sande MK, Heard K, Druck J. Impact of a teaching service on emergency department throughput. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Mar;15(2):165-9. doi:10.5811/westjem.2013.8.16316. PubMed PMID: 24672605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3966460.


  • Saghafi O, Kao A, Druck J. Recurrent priapism from therapeutic quetiapine. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;15(1):114-6. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2013.8.18548. PubMed PMID: 24578777; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3935783.


  • Ilgen JS, Bowen JL, McIntyre LA, Banh KV, Barnes D, Coates WC, Druck J, Fix ML, Rimple D, Yarris LM, Eva KW. Comparing diagnostic performance and the utility of clinical vignette-based assessment under testing conditions designed to encourage either automatic or analytic thought. Acad Med. 2013 Oct;88(10):1545-51. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182a31c1e. PubMed PMID: 23969355.


  • Houghland JE, Druck J. Effective clinical teaching by residents in emergency medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 May;55(5):434-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.11.014. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 20031266.


  • Druck J, Houghland J, Anderson B. Teaching how to teach: a novel teaching rotation. Med Educ. 2011 May;45(5):525-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.03964.x. PubMed PMID: 21486350.
  • Academy for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine Oustanding Academician Award, May 2013
  • Denver Health Residency Program in Emergency Medicine Legacy Teaching Award, June 2013