Education, Accreditation & Licensing
ACGME & RRC Educational Requirements:
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) website provides current accreditation requirements for all specialties and information about Residency Review Committees.
Academic Information – Teaching Hospitals:
The Association of American Medical Colleges provides the latest information on all aspects related to teaching hospitals, data gathered from residencies in teaching hospitals, debt management, and current legislative news.
Colorado Board of Medical Examiners:
For licensing, reporting and Medical Practice Act information: http://www.dora.state.co.us/medical/
Student Loan & Debt Information
Find your loans: http://www.NSLDS.ed.gov
Select "Financial Aid review" and get PIN.
National Medical News & Legislation:
The American Medical Association provides current information: political issues, legislative bills and articles of interest to anyone in the medical field. They also have a Resident Physician Section.
For those with medical-social-humanitarian interests:
Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://www.psr.org/
Doctors Without Borders: www.doctorswithoutborders.org
Houseofficers planning to open or join a practice in Colorado might want to establish membership with the state and county medical societies.
University of Colorado Information
GME WebPages contain useful information: insurance benefits, provider directory, current stipends, the Housestaff Manual containing policies & procedures, links to training programs, loan deferments and debt management, etc.
Housing Information - RENTALS ONLY
Housestaff are eligible for this discount program with no membership fee. Check the website often as it changes frequently and may have downloadable coupons - http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/EmployeeDiscount/Pages/index.aspx
- Relocating to Denver: