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Anschutz Medical Campus
Academic Office One
12631 East 17th Avenue

Campus Box C313
Aurora, Colorado
Phone: (303)724-2728

GI, Tumor & Endocrine Surgery Education


The following educational activities are provided to assist and prepare our residents to excel as they progress through the surgical residency program:  Surgical Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality Conferences, Weekly teaching conferences, and Research opportunities with exposure to national meetings.

In addition, we offer:

Program Overviews

General Surgery Core Curriculum 2012 -2013

Trauma & Acute Care Fellowship

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Denver Health is an ACGME/RRC approved training program that educates fellows in the advanced care of criticaly ill and injured patients.  Rotational experience includes trauma, cardiac, burn and pediatric, as well as general surgical critical care.  The fellowship is designed to provide the critical care resident education in the principles and practices of state-of-the-art surgical critical care.  The fellowship is devoted to patient care, with didactic, clinical, and research components.  In addition, Denver Health physicians and nurses regularly participate in regional and national outreach education, sharing their expertise, new techniques and procedures with other health professionals throughout the Rocky Mountain Region.

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Denver Health Medical Center's Trauma and Acute Care Fellowship was approved as an official training site by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) in May 2008.  Our first TACS Fellow finished in training in June 2008.  Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (TACS) encompasses trauma and non-trauma surgical emergencies, as well as surgical critical care.  Individuals trained in TACS will be qualified to provide comprehensive emergent surgical and critical care to trauma and non-trauma conditions in virtually any body region or organ system.  Through this integrated educational experience, we are providing residents with the training to become academic leaders in this emerging discipline.

Clay Cothren Burlew, MD, FACS
Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
Department of Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado Denver
777 Bannock Street, MC 0206
Denver, CO 80204

Phone 303-436-6558
Fax 303-436-6572


Surgical Critical Care Fellow's Conference

Past Presentations