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Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health Medical Center has a long-standing history of, and dedication to, conducting high-quality collaborative clinical research. With an approximate annual census of 85,000 adult and pediatric patients, Denver Health Medical Center is a Level I trauma center, and base-station and paramedic receiving hospital for the City and County of Denver, Colorado.

This two-year clinical research fellowship will consist of:

  1. Obtaining a Master-level degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or health services
  2. Conducting a clinical research study in which the fellow functions as the principal investigator
  3. Working as an attending physician in the emergency department at Denver Health Medical Center

All research fellows will have dedicated office space, secretarial support, and access to a modern local area network with state-of-the-art wireless, internet, electronic mail, and printing capabilities, as well as data management and statistical software, including the Microsoft Office Suite, SAS, Stata, SPSS, DBMS/Copy, Pass, CART, SigmaPlot, and EndNote.

Each fellow will be appointed as a Clinical Instructor inthe Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, dependent upon approval by the School of Medicine Promotions Committee and the Dean.  Each fellow will work a minimum of four shifts per month functioning as an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health Medical Center, where duties will consist of evaluating and treating patients, supervising resident physicians and medical students, conducting teaching rounds, and providing medical records and documentation for services provided.

Salary for each fellowship year will be dependent upon the fellow's level of postgraduate training or extent of extramural funding.  Additional funds for educational expenses, travel to scientific meetings, etc. will be made available at a specific annual rate with any additional funds being provided by other extramural funding sources.

The primary supervisor of this fellowship is Jason S.Haukoos, MD, MSc, the Director of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Denver Health Medical Center. For additional information, please visit www.denveremresearch.org.

Contact information:

Jason S. Haukoos, MD, MSc
Director of Research
Staff Physician, Denver Health Medical Center
Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
303-436-7141