Thank you for your interest in our Fellowship Program. I am the Endocrinology Fellowship Program Director at the University of Colorado and I feel extremely fortunate to be able to work with our outstanding group of faculty and trainees. They are terrific people! Our fellows are exposed to a wide range of clinical cases at our three core hospitals: the Denver VA Medical Center, Denver Health, the county hsopital for Denver and the University of Colorado Hospital, a busy tertiary care facility for the Rocky Mountain region. Fellows are supervised by faculty members who have interests and expertise in all areas of clinical endocrinology. In addition, we have excellent research opportunities for our fellows as well. We have investigators in the Division interested in a broad range of topics within endocrinology from reproductive endocrinology, pituitary hormone biology and the clinical care of patients with pituitaty tumors, insulin resistance and vascular biology, type 1 diabetes, metabolic effects of gestational diabetes to fetal programming.
The Division has an impressive faculty beginning
with Division Head Dr. Bryan Haugen is interested in the molecular pathogenesis
of thyroid cancers, and has established a growing thyroid cancer program.
Dr. Kate Horwitz, who is a Past President of the Endocrine Society, and was the
2010 recipient of the Fred Conrad Koch Award from the Endocrine Society for
“Exceptional Contributions to Endocrinology” has a long standing interest in
estrogen, progesterone and breast cancer. A number of faculty in the Division
have strong interests in metabolism including Dr. Robert Eckel, Past President
of both the Obesity Society and the American Heart Association and Dr. James
Hill, a Past President of the Obesity Society and the American Society for
I believe that we have one of the best endocrine fellowship programs in the
country. We are committed to providing training that will allow our
graduates to become outstanding clinical endocrinologists and/or develop an
independent research career within an academic medical center should they
choose that path. My job is to ensure that our fellows receive the
training that will help them reach their potential as future leaders in
Feel free to contact me by e-mail if you like with your questions or thoughts.
We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the
National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applications will be
downloaded for review in July 2019. If you have any further questions please
contact our Fellowship Program Coordinator, Caroline Whitaker, at (303) 724-8098, or Caroline.Whitaker@ucdenver.edu