Role Models: CU Residents as Teachers and Leaders

Stephanie Davis teaching knot-tying to MSIII'sSeveral CU Surgery residents have served in leadership positions in our Housestaff Association: Shevie Moskowitz, Allie Kovar, Bobby Torphy.

Allie Kovar is Antibiotic Chair of the SSI Taskforce, University of Colorado Hospital
Member of VA Peer Review Committee

She has successfully led the CU GME incentive program for General Surgery residency this past year, with Dr. Ethan Cumbler.

Heather Carmichael is a committee member on the CU Curricular Reform Basic Science Integration Committee. 

Jason Samuels and Allie Halpern have initiated, created and hosted the Rocky Mountain Surgery Podcast.

Allie Halpern has served as the Quality and Professional Peer Review Committee Housestaff Representative since September 2018.  She has also served as the GS Residency Delegate to the CU GME Housestaff Committee 2017-2019.

Administrative Chief Residents 2019-20 Academic Year

Alicia Heelan Gladden and Bradley Wallace, Chief resident
Christina Kim and Maggie Hodges, PGY-4
Rashikh Choudhury, Research resident


Heather Carmichael, serves on the National Colorectal Surgery Taskforce for SAGES.  Additionally, she was awarded a $30K SAGES Grant in 2018.

Julia Coleman, RAS Liaison to the Committee on Trauma
Chair of the RAS Advocacy and Issues Committee
Resident Representative of the Association of Academic Surgery

Allie Halpern, Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network Trainee Committee


Members of the Diversity Subinternship Scholarship Selection Committee

Members of the Diversity Subinternship Scholarship Selection Committee:
Faculty members Paul Montero, Lauren Steward and Kia Washington
Resident members Cenea Kemp, Alyssa Peace, Teralyn Carter (and Matthew Bartley, not pictured here)

​ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders (RATL) Course Participants
  • Shannon Acker
  • Daine Bennett
  • Lisa Foley
  • Alicia Heelan Gladden
  • Nicole Townsend
  • Scott Deeney
  • Doug Overbey

Heather Carmichael teaching incoming interns clinical skills

Heather Carmichael teaching incoming interns clinical skills.


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