Built on a foundation of innovation and excellence, the Medical Biochemical Genetics program at the University
of Colorado offers fellows the opportunity to expand their knowledge as physicians in the field of Inborn Errors of
Metabolism. Providing clinical services at The Children’s Hospital Colorado
in Aurora, Colorado, the section follows a large number of patients from
Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and parts of Nebraska, Kansas, and New Mexico.
large patient catchment area has allowed us to care for kids and adults with a
broad variety of inherited metabolic disorders. We have daily outpatient and
inpatient consultation services through the main Children’s Hospital campus,
answer regional provider questions about concerning patients, manage patients
detected through the states of Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana newborn screening
programs, and have outreach and telehealth clinics across the Rocky Mountain
Region. Staffed by 5 Biochemical Genetics clinicians and a team of outstanding
genetic counselors, nurses, and dieticians, our fellows have the opportunity to
work with a diverse array of specialist
in the field. Further, our on-site Clinical Biochemical Laboratory, run by Dr.
Stephen Goodman, allows ongoing and immersive education in clinical laboratory
interpretation and a variety of biochemical techniques.
The campus integrates world-class education, research,
and patient care on one of the nation’s newest health sciences campuses. In
addition to state of the art facilities and internationally renowned faculty,
the Denver metro area is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the
country and provides fellows with the chance to be a part of a diverse and
Our one-year ACGME accredited fellowship is open to
physicians who have completed a residency program in Medical Genetics and
Genomics. Residents must be eligible to work in the United States and obtain a
Colorado medical license before the
commencement of training.