The University of Colorado Orthopedic Spine Surgery fellowship is a non-Accredited program focused on providing a well-rounded academic spine surgery experience. The Fellow will gain expertise focused primarily on adult spine care and will be exposed to a wide breadth of surgical pathologies including degenerative and deformity spinal conditions, trauma, infection, tumor, revision spine surgery and minimally-invasive spine surgery. The fellow will stay abreast of the latest technology available in spine surgery such as minimally invasive exposures, disc replacement, and surgical navigation techniques.
The one-year fellowship utilizes the University of Colorado Hospital as its primary site of practice; however, the Fellow will also rotate at The Children's Hospital of Colorado (one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals) as well as smaller community-style hospitals within the UCHealth system where they will gain experience treating pediatric spinal deformity and degenerative spinal pathologies. The Fellow will interact closely with residents from the orthopedic surgery program at the university. They will be responsible for coordinating the weekly didactic program where emphasis is placed on understanding surgical indications and evidence-based spine care.
Additionally, it is expected that one research project worthy of publication or presentation to a national meeting be completed during the course of the academic year. Extensive resources and world-class facilities are available on the University of Colorado Denver campus, one of the foremost research and surgical facilities in the country, located in the beautiful Denver Metro area.Duration: The fellowship experience is 1 year. August 1st - July 31.
Please visit the Graduate Medical Education (GME) website for the full listing of resident/fellow benefits.
Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program in Orthopedic Surgery or Neurosurgery.
Applications must be submitted through the San Francisco Match using the Central Application Service (CAS).
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.
For questions regarding International Medical Graduates, please visit the Graduate Medical Education (GME) website.
University of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.