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Education and Training 

The Department of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence in residency and fellowship education, and is committed to educating innovative and talented future leaders in medicine. This includes clinicians, researchers, physician-scientists and educators.

We provide a dynamic, vibrant environment that is programmatically responsive to the ever-changing landscape of medical education. Our residency and fellowship programs are highly ranked and recognized nationally and internationally for their quality. Our residents and clinical and research fellows have access to unique interdisciplinary training opportunities, first-class research facilities and teaching hospitals, and mentoring and individualized learning programs.

Residency Training Programs

Internal Medicine 

The University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency Training Program provides the best possible education and mentoring/career counseling for our outstanding residents. The mission of our Residency Program is to provide innovative and individualized training for the future leaders of internal medicine to excel in their roles as clinicians, researchers, educators, and community advocates.

Four training tracks are available:

Categorical

Primary Care

Hospitalist 

Physician-Scientist Training Program

Medicine-Pediatrics

The Department of Medicine has also partnered with the Department of Pediatrics to offer the University of Colorado Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Training Program, designed to train residents who have an interest in clinical care, research, education, or leadership for the health of patients across their lifespan.


Fellowships

The Department of Medicine offers 16 ACGME-accredited subspecialty fellowship programs and several non-ACGME fellowships spanning the range of internal medicine subspecialties. The Department has 10 T32 training grants and 1 HRSA grants. Learn more about fellowship opportunities in the Department of Medicine.

Education Scholarship

View recent publications from DOM faculty related to research, patient care and education.

Advanced Study Opportunities

Program for Academic Clinician Educators - Provides each scholar with a year of support to be used for medical education research,

Clinician-Educator Fellow Development Program - A one-year program targeting the training and professional development of those planning to pursue a career as a clinician educator.

LInQS Fellowship - Designed to develop future leaders in the Department of Medicine for successful academic careers in the areas of quality improvement (QI), clinical system design, clinical informatics, and/or patient safety.

Department of Medicine Research and Equity in Academic Medicine (Dream Program) – The goals of this program are to increase the pipeline of physician scientists as well as increase underrepresented minorities within that pipeline.

R38 Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Award - The Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics as well as their associated training programs have been awarded a prestigious R38 Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Award through the NIH. This new research training program is open to residents in the Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Programs.

Global HealthProvides residents to train in global health issues through didactics and clinical training at international sites during residency.

Medical Grand RoundsHeld weekly, Grand Rounds provides a forum for physicians and other health care professionals of advances and their scientific basis across various fields within medicine.