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Welcome to the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus. A Top Ten Medical School, our departments, centers and institutes work with the University of Colorado Hospital, The Children's Hospital and Barbara Davis Center.

Graduate Medical Education


UCH ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review


Residents and fellows, faculty members, program directors, leaders in patient safety and quality, and other clinical staff will be interviewed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) about resident and faculty engagement in the six focus areas below, for the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER).  Site visitors from ACGME will be visiting the major teaching hospital (UCH) every 18-24 months for these CLER site visits as part the Next Accreditation System. 

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Patient Safety
Reporting a Patient Safety Event at UCH
Patient Safety Module
Duty Hours
Sleep Deprivation & Fatigue Module
Duty Hours Module

Quality Improvement
Quality Improvement Module
Serving Colorado's Underserved Populations


Resident Supervision Policies by Program at UCH

Transitions of Care


Office of Professionalism/Reporting
   Unprofessional Behavior

Anticipated Questions from the CLER Site Visitors
Journal articles about CLER
Journal of Graduate Medical Education
New England Journal of Medicine
Introducing the CLER Pathways to Excellence: A New Way of Viewing Clinical Learning Environments (JGME 2014)
Improving Clinical Learning Environments for Tomorrow’s Physicians (2014)

Journal of Graduate Medical Education​
The Clinical Learning Environment: The Foundation of Graduate Medical Education (2013)
Advances in the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program (JGME 2013)
Journal of Graduate Medical Education Development, Testing, and Implementation of the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program (JGME 2012)