Program Director: Karen Orjuela, MD
Director: Brian Sauer, MD
The Neurohospitalist Division at University of
Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center has a long and continuous history of innovation in education, clinical excellence
and research. Our program provides exposure to a wide range of patients at University
of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and our affiliate Telehealth/Telestroke sites in Colorado. We are part of the Hospital
Medicine Group which fosters a comprehensive hospital medicine program that promotes education in quality and
The clinical training in the general neurology
and vascular neurology primary and consult services combine the neurological method with hospital medicine; with
emphasis on quality and systems of health care, clinical research and education. There
are three established areas of emphasis according to the fellow’s interest, in addition to the required
training in general and vascular neurology.
Encompasses in-depth rotations with UCH experts
in neuroimmunology, neuroinfectious diseases, neurooncology, neuroradiology, neurophysiology, telehealth, palliative
care/chronic pain management and neurocritical care.
Is a non-clinical elective that includes quality
and safety, business of medicine/health care economics, career development, clinical operations and leadership.
Includes an elective in clinical research and
education, providing the fellow with the tools to succeed in academic medicine, as researcher or medical educator in