How To Apply - Elective Rotation

Due to the high demand for elective rotations, requests are limited to:

  • Trainees in their final year of training
  •  2-week blocks; 1-15 or 16-31

          *Fall (August - October) offer the most robust sports medicine exposure.

          *Spring (March - May) are not ideal times to rotate as your training exposure will be diluted due to faculty attendance at sports             medicine annual conferences.

Residents interested in applying for an elective rotation must submit the following information to the program coordinator, Laurie Lemmel, 90-days prior to the requested rotation date.


Elective Request Required Documentation:

  • Requested Rotation Dates - must submit 90-days prior to the requested rotation date.

Separate Attachments:

  • Personal Statement (Include why you are interested in the specialty of Sports Medicine and why the University of Colorado)
  • CV
  • Medical School Diploma (Official Transcript Not Required – Scanned/Digital Copy is Sufficient)
  • Exam Scores (Official Transcript Not Required – Copy of Score Report is Sufficient)


Approved Rotation Required Documents: 

If your elective request is approved, you will be notified via email.  Additional documentation is required prior to the start of your rotation. 

Please click HERE To download the complete list of documents.


Family Medicine (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Academic Office One

12631 East 17th Avenue

Box F496

Aurora, CO 80045


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