2019 orientation is TBD but generally falls around the same time each year. This past year it was June 14th - June 22nd, 2018. 24
We have several opportunities to spend time
internationally. Some of the most traveled rotations are with the
Zimbabwe International Exchange program in Harare, Zimbabwe and the Guatemala
Global Health elective in Coatepeque, Guatemala in addition to opportunities
through the Johnson and Johnson Global Health Scholars program. Click here for additional information.
All of our sites are very close in proximity. The
most amount of time it would take between two would be 30 minutes
The majority of residents rent within the Denver metropolitan
area, in close proximity to all our training sites. We have a mixture of renters and buyers.
No, COMLEX cannot be submitted instead of USMLE.
US medical school applicants must
pass USMLE step 1 to be considered for an interview. Non-US medical school
applicants and osteopathic applicants must pass and submit steps 1 and 2 in
order to be eligible.
Currently we have 196 (72 interns including the prelims, 57 R2s, 51 R3s, 16 Med-Peds)2
They love it! Feedback from the 4+1 schedule has been
nothing but positive and is incorporated into everyone's schedule.3
Step 3 scores are not included in
our requirements and we do not generally give those applicants with step 3
scores any type of advantage.
The University does not allow
observerships if you are not currently in medical school or a residency
program. If you are in medical school,
you can apply for a rotation here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/education/studentaffairs/extern/Pages/default.aspx11
While most of our residents do not take time off between medical
school and residency, we will evaluate applications of all individuals who have
graduated within the past 2 years.
We require a chairman's letter and three letters of recommendation. That is a total of 4 letters.
The chairman's letter is optional for prelim applicants. 15
No, applications for PGY-1 positions are only accepted via ERAS.16
accepting applications via ERAS on September 1, 2018. The
application deadline is October 1, 2018.17
medical school applicants must pass USMLE Step 1 with a score of 221 to be considered for an
interview. Non-US medical school applicants and osteopathic applicants must
pass and submit USMLE Steps 1 and 2 in order to be eligible.
Yes. We offer approximately 8 unattached preliminary positions each year.19
The minimum USMLE Step 1 score is 221. We expect that individuals have passed the exams in their first attempt and performed competitively.
We welcome applicants participating in the couples match and will be flexible
in arranging your interview day. Please let us know if you have any special
invite a number of applicants before the end of October and the rest before
mid-November. All invitations will be sent in the afternoon. 23