This program represents a one-year funded clinical fellowship for training in
advanced therapeutic endoscopy. It is designed for recent gastroenterology
fellow graduates who wish to become proficient in ERCP, EUS and other new
modalities not covered in detail in standard training programs. Training
encompasses 12 months of clinical duty including endoscopic procedures,
outpatient clinics, and other duties encompassed in the clinical application of
these techniques. Current plans and resources are for one fellow per year.
Pre-requisite for admission includes completion of an accredited
Gastroenterology Fellowship program.
Facilities and Resources
Fellows in this program will see patients primarily at University of Colorado
Hospital, with call responsibilies at Denver Health Medical Center and the Denver VAMC. The nature of the
training provided by this program will expose the trainee to seriously ill
patients with a variety of disease processes.
All of our fellows are encouraged to be involved in ongoing research activities
as well as to develop independent research projects.
General Goals and Objectives
The purpose of this training program is to train accomplished
gastroenterologists to perform therapeutic endoscopic procedures. To that end,
the major goals are, a) to develop a detailed knowledge of the risks,
indications, and contraindications of invasive procedures, b) to gain
experience in the performance and management of patients undergoing these
procedures, c) to perform with supervision, endoscopic retrograde
cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic ultrasound, and ultrasound directed
biopsies, endoscopic mucosal resection, luminal stenting and other advanced procedures, and d) to develop skills in clinical research associated with these
We participate in the ASGE Advanced Endoscopy
Fellowship match and adhere to all rules and guidelines. We will
only be taking applicants through the ASGE match. Please visit the ASGE
match website at http://www.asgematch.com for information and to
apply to our program.
address letters to Brian C. Brauer, MD, FASGE, Program Director.
have any additional questions, feel free to call Kia Silverman, Fellowship
Program Coordinator, at 303-724-1858.
October 1, 2015 - Program
Entry. Institutions begin entering program information.
November 15, 2015 - End of
program entry. Last day for institutions to enter program information.
December 10, 2015 - Applicants
able to access website. Applicants will be able to review programs, register
and enter rank order list.
March 2, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Application deadline. Last date for applicant to complete Application Packet
online. Letters of Reference due to the Match.
March 16, 2016 - Offer
Interviews. First date for programs to contact applicants to offer interviews.
June 29, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Applicant rank order lists due/End of withdrawal period. Last date for
applicant rank order lists to be submitted. Last date for applicants to
withdraw from the Match.
July 1, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Program rank order lists due/End program withdrawal period. Last date for
institution rank order list to be submitted. Last date for institutions to
July 15, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. EDT
Match Results Date. Results will be posted to this website. Institutions may
view matches and download unmatched applicants list. Matched applicants may
access matched program information. Unmatched applicants may download list of