Skip to main content
Sign In
 

JoAnn Zell, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor


​Dr. Zell practices general rheumatology at Denver Health.  She also sees systemic lupus patients at the UC Health Rheumatology clinic on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
​2005 -2006 ​​ ​Post-Doctorial Fellowship, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA
​2002 - 2006               ​ ​Rheumatology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, CA
​1999 - 2002     ​         ​Categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA
​1995 - 1999 ​MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
​​1986 - 1991 ​​BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 
 
​​2017- present                           ​    ​Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
​2016 - 2017 ​Rheumatologist, Lupus Nephritis Clinic, Colorado Kidney care, Denver, CO
​2011 - present                ​Rheumatologist, Denver Health, Denver, CO
​2007 - 2017 ​Rheumatologist, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO​​
​2006 ​Research Specialist, Health Services Researcher, University of California, San Francisco, CA
 

​​Membership and Committees
​2014 - present                       ​ ​Executive Curriculum Committee - created a non-traditional ​​curriculum for Northwestern University Medical School , Chicago, IL  
​2014 - present  ​Colorado Medical and Scientific (M&S) Committee of the Arthritis Foundation
1995 - present​ American College of Rheumatology: quality measures committee


​​​​ ​Review and Referee Activities
​2015-2016         ​Abstract reviewer: American College of Rheumatology 2014 meeting.  Rheumatoid Arthritis - Clinical Aspects
​2013 ​Abstract Reviewer in the category Lupus, Pregnancy & Anticonception, 10th International Congress on SLE, Buenos Aires, Argentina
​2006 -present                     ​ ​Reviewer:  Arthritis Care and Research; Lupus and Medicine; Lupus; Arthritis and Rheumatism
 
​2012  
        ​Enrique Fern​andez Memorial Clinical Award, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
​2011 ​Clinical Faculty Research Award, University of Colorado , Aurora, CO
 
​2010 ​Medical Student Teaching Award, Excellence in Outpatient Teaching, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 

​2004 ​ACR, State of the Art Conference Grant, Chicago, IL

​2002 ​Rosalind Russell Fellowhip, University of California, San Francisco, CA

​2001 ​Finalist for Resident Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco, CA

​1999 ​The Chairman's Award awarding a medical student with outstanging potential in Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

​1999 ​Acheivement Award, American Association of Women in Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

​1996 ​Summer Research Fellowship, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

​1991 ​Graduated with Distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
 ​