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University of Colorado Denver Program

Address
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 270-2913
Fax: (303) 398-1806

Program Director
Rohit K. Katial, MD
Phone: (303) 270-2913
Email: katialr@njhealth.org

Co-Director
Flavia Hoyte, MD
Email: hoytef@njhealth.org

Program Coordinator
Diedre A. Versluis, MA
Phone: (303) 270-2913
Email: versluisd@njhealth.org

Major Goals of Training Program
1. Provide the best academic training in allergy and clinical immunology including excellence in patient care.
2. Provide an outstanding experience in basic and clinical research in allergy and clinical immunology.
3. Provide experience in new technologies for the diagnosis and management of allergic and immunologic diseases.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
3

Duration of Fellowship
2-3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
15 graduates, 4 academic, 1 industry, 10 private practice

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
None

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Eligibility for ABIM

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University of Colorado Denver Program A

Address
1400 Jackson Street, K731
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 398-1245
Fax: (303) 270-2201
Email: hafern@njhealth.org

Program Director
Joseph D. Spahn, MD
Email: SpahnJ@NJHealth.org

Program Coordinator
Nancy Hafer
Email: nspahn61@gmail.com

Major Goals of Training Program
The primary goals are to: Provide state-of-the-art clinical training in allergy and immunology as it pertains to the evaluation and management of associated medical disorders. Emphasis will be placed on atopic disorders, such as asthma, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, rhinitis, and sinusitis. Training in the management of primary immune deficiency and autoimmune disease is included.

Develop a solid foundation in the principles of basic immunology fundamental to understanding and managing clinical disorders.

Initiate a solid experience in the fundamentals of research, either basic or clinical. This is intended to provide the base for career development in academic medicine and sub-specialty clinical practice.

Our emphasis is placed on developing careers in academic medicine. National Jewish is a referral center for patients with respiratory disorders from all parts of the United States. An excellent cross-training experience with adult patients is also provided in association with the University of Colorado Adult Program. We also have a Pediatric Day Treatment Program that provides a unique opportunity for day-to-day observation and discussion of complex allergy and immunology cases. In addition, clinical experience is provided at The Children’s Hospital of Colorado.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2

Duration of Fellowship
2

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
15 Graduates in the last 5 years, 12 went into private practice and 3 went into academics.

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
American Board of Pediatrics eligible or certified; English - written and spoken fluently

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AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology