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Clinician-Educator Fellowship

University of Colorado System
Aurora, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Job Title: Clinician-Educator Fellowship

Position #: 00821421 – Requisition #: 33287

Job Summary:

The Division of General Internal Medicine is recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a physician that will be completing residency in 2025! This is a one-year role that is a clinically active position with patient care and direct teaching responsibilities comprising over half of the work week. The unique features of this position are: 1) the way in which resident and student education is heavily tied to patient care in a longitudinal fashion, and 2) the opportunities for leadership and advocacy on multiple levels.

This position has been designed to enhance independent teaching for residents and medical students, provide regular patient care opportunities, and offer protected time and mentorship for scholarship. It is a year of excellent preparation for a clinician-teacher position as well as GIM practice, or ambulatory oriented fellowship.

Key Responsibilities:

Patient Care, 3 half days/week
  • Build and maintain own primary care panel and see resident patients as needed when residents are not in clinic, 3 half days per week.
o One of these half days will be precepting an LIC student

Education/Teaching, 3 half days/week
  • Precept residents 1 half day per week in parallel with the Resident Clinic Director
  • Educational/curriculum development, including Monday Morning Didactic sessions and the Monday “Noon Report”
  • Practice in-the-moment teaching with mentorship from the Resident CD during RGP session
  • Lead intern clinic orientation and immersion blocks, including a June bootcamp session, a full day of orientation, and chart review sessions with interns during their immersion blocks
  • Facilitate monthly Outpt Journal Club sessions
  • Central figure for promoting resident morale in the Lowry clinic environment
Mentored Scholarly Activity, 2 half days/week
  • Design and complete a mentored scholarly project by the end of the year
  • Present once a year at GIM grand rounds on topic of choice
  • Create a Teaching Portfolio (“Dossier”)
Leadership Development, 2 half days/week
  • Act as Associate Medical Director and Associate Resident Clinic Director for the clinic. Apprentice model to get on-the-job training for a future career in educational or administrative clinician leadership.
  • Primary mentor for R2s and R3s considering primary care or outpatient-based specialties.
  • Help to lead new initiatives/workflows for the clinic in conjunction with the clinic medical director and resident clinic director.
  • Co-facilitate RGP meeting with attendings
  • Opportunity to take part in network-wide initiatives/leadership roles
  • Partner with Clinic Education Director of QI to develop/implement initiatives to improve and reduce disparities in resident patient quality metrics
Work Location:

Onsite - This role is expected to work onsite and is located in the Denver Metro area.

Why Join Us:

This one-year term, unique ambulatory-based scholarly position unites the teaching opportunities of an academic practice with a highly functional clinic located in the community. This has been designed to broaden understanding of both academic and community-based practices, facilitate teaching opportunities, provide opportunity for innovation in population health management, and allow for leadership development for those seeking to pursue leadership roles in community or academic medicine. The year offers a unique blend of mentored education, patient care, advocacy, and administration, with heavy emphasis on teaching outpatient medicine in a clinical context.

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • MD or DO
  • Residency nearing completion or to be completed in 2025
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at .

Questions should be directed to: Patricia Colella,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until September 1, 2024 or until a competitive applicant pool has been established. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:


The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at ​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program .

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