The University of Colorado Anesthesiology offers a one year
non-ACGME Liver Transplantation Fellowship. The training will provide
advanced knowledge, skills, and clinical experience in the perioperative care
of liver transplant recipients, hepatic resection, major caval reconstruction
and live liver donors. The
program meets current core competencies and milestones endorsed by the Society
for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia liver transplant fellowship
training. The training program aims to
integrate the fellow into the multidisciplinary transplant team and includes work
time with core and adjunct services including: hepatology, transplant surgery,
intensive care medicine, nutritionists, renal medicine, transfusion medicine
We offer two positions annually to physicians who have
completed subspecialty training in Anesthesiology and are eligible for a Colorado medical license. The
position is a hybrid junior faculty/fellow
program with 60% of the fellow’s time
spent in fellowship training and 40% as a junior faculty members.
The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of
Colorado is a large academic department with over one-hundred clinical and
research faculty located just outside the city limits of Denver, Colorado.
Approximately 100 liver and 170 kidney transplants are performed annually and
we anticipate continued growth. The
University of Colorado has a large living liver donor program.
Department of Anesthesiology transplant anesthesia faculty
actively participate in formal education, clinical care research, quality
improvement, and hospital administration. Specific details of the one-year curriculum
are available through links on this page.
For any additional information or questions about the
program, please feel free to contact the fellowship director directly:
Barbara Wilkey, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Fellowship Director, Anesthesiology Liver Transplantation
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine