How to Apply

Application Process

The Department of Radiology is accredited for two independent interventional radiology positions (PGY-6). All positions are filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Trainees are chosen on the basis of their academic record, achievements, and a personal interview.

All applications will be accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). This electronic application is submitted through the Dean’s office of your medical school. If you have any questions about the ERAS system or are applying from outside the U.S., please contact the ERAS office for information.

Through the ERAS system, we require the following information from each applicant:

  • General application form (includes CV)
  • Personal statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation Letter (Dean's Letter)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • USMLE and other Board examination results (COMLEX, NBME, FLEX, ECFMG), if applicable
  • Medical school transcript
  • Photograph (optional)

All applicants must have USMLE examination results. International medical graduates must be ECFMG certified before an application can be considered. Residents in our program must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow residents to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

Although applications can be accepted only through the ERAS, we can be contacted directly to answer any specific questions that you have regarding our program or the application process. Please see the SIR guidelines for Independent IR Applicants

Independent IR Residency Position Available for 2024-2025 (PGY-6)

The University of Colorado Division of Vascular & Interventional Radiology has an unexpected opening for the Independent IR residency. We are recruiting for one PGY-6 position for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year.

This is an ACGME accredited residency, and this opportunity is extended to current PGY5 Radiology residents, encompassing both those with an ESIR background and non-ESIR residents.

Residents will have the opportunity to develop interventional radiology skills encompassing a full breadth of procedures including interventional oncology, peripheral vascular disease, venous thromboembolic disease, complex filter retrievals, vascular malformations, outpatient clinic and much more.

Interested applicants should contact the program coordinator Kelly Downey ( Application should include a current CV and 2 letters of recommendation.

Department of Radiology

CU Anschutz

Leprino Building

12401 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045


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