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Fellowship Programs


The Department of Family Medicine offers fellowships for primary care physicians who wish to pursue additional training in six different, special areas.

 Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

For additional training in the treatment of patients with substance use disorders.

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 Geriatrics Fellowship

The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship is managed by the Division of Geriatric Medicine.

The fellowship emphasizes a coordinated and high-quality educational experience, and matriculates clinician-educators, clinical-investigators, and clinicians; many graduates stay at the University or within the Denver community.  Fellows have several interdisciplinary opportunities for clinical and research training. We have close partnerships with very strong Divisions of General Internal Medicine (clinical and research interests in palliative medicine and medical education), Health Care Policy and Research (research interests in care transitions), and Department of Family Medicine (rural healthcare.)

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 Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Palliative Medicine Fellowship

For additional training in comprehensive palliative care education and clinical experiences.

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 Primary Care Research Fellowship

Primary Care Research Fellowship

For training and didactic instruction in research methods, public health, clinical teaching, and administrative skills, as well as substantial protected time for research. This fellowship is shared with other departments and family physicians may apply.

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 Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

​Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

For additional training in evaluation and management of sports medicine problems, exercise, sports injuries, and team physician experience.

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 4th Year Fellowship - Clinical Scholars Program

4th Year Fellowship - Clinical Scholars Program

These experiences are targeted at graduates of the University’s Family Medicine Residency Programs at University Hospital and Denver Health, Rose, and Swedish, and are fellowship type experiences for continued education within the context of junior faculty positions in specialized areas of concentration. Past opportunities have included experiences in Policy, Research, Practice Transformation, Public Health, Faculty Development, and Global Health. 7