Class of 2020 Graduation Information

Fall Anesthesiologist Assistant Program Virtual Ceremony

December 12, 2020 10 a.m.

The Zoom link and password for our virtual ceremony will be sent to graduates on Friday, December 4th. Please only share this link with family and friends that plan to attend. Thank you!


Words cannot possibly express the admiration we have for the class of 2020. Their strength and character during the COVID crisis was nothing short of incredible. Their tenacity and dedication to becoming the best providers possible is quite honestly unmatched as they faced obstacle after obstacle. We will forever be proud and honored to have them represent the University of Colorado wherever their paths may take them.
– Ann-Michael Holland, CAA, MMSc & David Dunipace, CAA, MSA

View the commencement program below.




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Congratulations Class of 2020 Graduates!

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Danita Dreffs

Picture of Fabienne Haas

Fabienne Haas

Picture of Connor Hart

Connor Hart

Picture of Tyler McCammon

Tyler McCammon

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Ryan Nathan

Picture of Sunny Patel

Sunny Patel

Picture of Jessica Peszek

Jessica Peszek

Picture of Jennifer Petschen

Jennifer Petschen

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Jessica Ramos

Picture of Dana Vestman

Dana Vestman

Picture of Elan Webb

Elan Webb

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Huan Wu

"You all were faced with not only the challenges of the AA program, but also 2020! I am so proud of the hard work and dedication to overcome it all and come out on top! It has been a joy to watch you all from struggling, scared little students to confident anesthetists! I wish you all good luck in all your future endeavors, and know I am here for you always!"

– Talia Cozzetta


"Congratulations to an outstanding class of AA students!! It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know you and I know many patients and other healthcare providers will benefit from your care and collaboration in the coming years. Thank you for being a part of our program and our legacy."

– Melanie Donnelly, MD, MPH, MB


Anesthesiology (SOM)

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Leprino Building

12401 East 17th Avenue

7th Floor

Aurora, CO 80045

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