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Why Colorado?

Submitted by Max Wohlauer

Picture courtesy of Hunter Moore

  Department of Surgery 14er Climb, August 2016

Warrior Dash at Copper Mountain with the Surgery team


We asked the current General Surgery residents why they love it here and this is how they responded…

Ten reasons to fall in love with Colorado:
1. Say that you work hard and play hard and actually mean it
2. 300 days of sunshine
3. Sense of camaraderie, satisfaction, and well-being at the end of the day
4. A world-class vacation is less than an hour and a half away
5. If you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes
6. Road cycling in February
7. Day hikes to 14,000-foot mountaintops
8. Eating lunch on the chairlift, three feet of powder below and blue skies overhead
9. So many local breweries, so little time
10. Go Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies, and Avs! 

Winter Biking at Wolf Creek Pass

Photo courtesy of Doug Gibula, Vascular Surgery


Work/Life Balance Event 4/26/17. Dr. Barry Platnick at Denver Health also holds regular wellness events at the Denver Health site.