Critical Care Fellowship Application

Applicants eligible for appointment must successfully complete an ACGME-accredited specialty program and/or meet other eligibility criteria as specified by the review committee.

  1. Individuals applying for the fellowship program must document completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in anesthesiology or emergency medicine or meet requirements as outlined in ACGME program requirements.
  2. Residents in our program must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Resident to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine.
  3. Applicants must have a medical license as granted by the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners (CBOME).

Selection from among eligible applicants is based on criteria such as:

  1. Ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity, and the ability to function within parameters expected of a practitioner in the specialty.
  2. We will review and select applicants in a manner consistent with provisions of equal opportunity employment and will not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or any other applicable legally protected status.

The fellowship will utilize the San Francisco Match and the Common Application Service, thus the selection process will adhere to the rules and regulations of the SF Match as below.

Application dates for the July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022/23 Fellowship Positions:

  1. Start accepting applications: November 2020
  2. Must receive completed application package by: April 1, 2021
  3. Interviews: January – May 2021
  4. Rank List Submission: May 2021
  5. Results Released to Programs and Applicants: June 2021

Application information is available on the San Francisco Match website.

The University of Colorado program does not require any additional application information beyond the Common Application Service.

For any additional questions regarding fellowship application, please contact the program coordinator below.

Sarah Lesko
Program Coordinator
Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Phone:303-724-1765 
Email: sarah.m.lesko@cuanschutz.edu

The interview day schedule includes a comprehensive presentation of the program by the Program Director, a tour of University of Colorado Hospital, and a series of interviews with program leadership and core faculty members.  Candidates will receive a list of interviewers prior to the interview day.  Each interviewer will score the applicant utilizing a standardized applicant review template.

At the end of the interview season, the core critical care faculty will meet to discuss all applicants and produce a rank list for submission to the SF Match.