Session 1

  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Diagnostic Medical Errors
  • Quality Improvement Methodologies

Session 2

  • Communication Around Serious Illnesses
  • Mentorship: Obligations and Expectations
  • Resiliency and Burnout

Session 3

  • Overview of Clinical Research Process
  • IRB and QI Compliance
  • Biostatistical Support
  • Developing Your Research Question

Session 4

  • Scientific Writing - Part 1
  • Ethics 2- Bioethics Case-based Learning
  • Health Economics

Session 5

  • The Process of Finding a Job
  • The Job Search: Panel Discussion
  • DEI:  Health Disparities
  • Scientific Writing - Part 2

Session 6

  • Job Search - Interview Tips
  • Avoiding Medical Malpractice
  • Academic Portfolio and Promotion
  • Negotiating a Physician Contract
  • Personal Finance

Supplemental Activities

Introduction to Fellowship Training
Biostatistics for Clinicians: A Short Course
Pediatric Spring Poster Session

Co-chairs of the Committee

​Faculty and Staff Members

​Fellow Members


Jennifer Barker, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Training Program in Pediatric Endocrinology

Megan Curran, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Training Program in Pediatric Rheumatology

Thomas Parker, MD

  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Interim Vice Chair Medical Education
  • Director, Training Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Angela S. Czaja, MD, MSc

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Critical Care
Sonali Patel, MD, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Cardiology
Lauren Hughes, CPCS
  • Director, Medical Staff Services and Medical Education

Josh Rosenfeld, MBA

  • Manager, Medical Education
Michael Baca, MHA
  • Pediatric Fellowship Education Coordinator
Jennifer Saulino
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Coordinator

Diana, Saade, MA

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Coordinator


      Nicole Dyess, MD
      • 3rd Year - Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine

      Vicki Elliott, MD

      • 2nd Year Endocrinology

      Katherine "KD" Nowicki, MD

      • 2nd Year Pediatric Rheumatology

      Aniekanabasi Nsima Udoko, MD

      • 1st Year - Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine

      Emily Holmes, MD

      • 1st Year Pediatric Pulmonary 

      Anna Janas, MD, PhD

      • 1st year Critical Care Medicine

      Rachel Sewell, MD

      • 1st year Pediatric Endocrinology



      Questions can be directed to

      Michael Baca, MHA
      Mentoring Scholarship & Fellowship Education Coordinator
      Medical Education Office
      UC Denver Department of Pediatrics
      13123 E. 16th Ave, B-158
      Aurora, Colorado 80045
      Email: Michael.Baca
      Phone: (720) 777-4804