Currently we have 167 interns and residents.2
They love it! Feedback from the 4+1 schedule has been
nothing but positive and we will be incorporating the 4+1 schedule to the 2nd
and 3rd year residents’ schedules.
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. Denver is also an
affordable city for buying a house or condominium.
US medical school applicants must
pass step 1 scores 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 one. Two
graduated this past year.
unique features at the University of Colorado.
All residents will have a 4+1 schedule (alternating 4 weeks of an
inpatient rotation or elective with and 1 week clinic). We offer three
different pathways (Educator, Leadership and Research) and have five different
tracks (Categorical, Primary Care, Hospitalist, Preliminary year and Physician
Scientist Training Program). We have 4 different main training sites
(University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Health (our county hospital), VA and
Presbyterian St. Luke’s (a private hospital). Colorado is most appealing for
its many outdoor activities.
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
Residents in our program must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful
permanent resident of the U.S., a refugee or asylee, or possess the
appropriate documentation to allow the Resident to legally train at the
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Any Visa status
request must be handled on a case by case basis. The type of visa sponsored will be determined by our
International Student and Scholar Services. They assess your current visa
status, where you are in the process and the type of visa you need to