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Internships, fellowships and residencies

VA Eastern Colorado health care provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.

Choosing an internship, residency, or fellowship program is a big decision. VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System offers training programs for university and postgraduate students. Let us help you develop your career as a health care professional while you serve today’s Veterans.

Fellowships

The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and the Eastern Colorado GRECC offer a two-year Advanced Geriatrics Fellowship. This fully accredited program is designed to prepare leaders for careers in aging-related geriatric/gerontology research. Learn more about the Postdoctoral Advanced Geriatrics Fellowship.

Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation (COIN) participates in the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Health Services Research & Development which trains and mentors the next generation of VA HSR&D scientists and physician scientists. Both the Seattle and Denver sites offer PhD and MD fellowships. Learn more about the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Health Services Research & Development.

Residencies

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency Program is designed to offer licensed physical therapists an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of geriatric specialty practice. Learn more about the Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency Program.

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program is designed to offer licensed physical therapists an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of neurologic specialty practice. Learn more about the Neurologic Physical Therapy Program.

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program is designed to offer licensed physical therapists an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of orthopaedic specialty practice. Learn more about the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program,

The Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Program year is like a fellowship – you will earn significant work experience, as well as clinical and professional training and skill development opportunities that are not typically available to someone starting out in an entry-level nursing position.  Learn more about the Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Program.

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.  Learn more about the Psychology Internship and Residency programs.

About our training programs

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System is affiliated with 20 academic institutions, including the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Marcus Institute for Brain Health. Each year, we train about 120 residents, 450 medical students, and 370 nursing students from local schools.

We offer residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Our medical center also participates in the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Health Services Research and Development that trains the next generation of medical researchers .

Learn more about our physician training program

To apply for an internship, residency, or fellowship, or to ask about a program not listed here, contact one of our residency program co-directors: 

Barbara M. Dausch, Ph.D.
Training Director, Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program
VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System 
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
1700 North Wheeling Street (554-116W)
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone720-723-6873

As a student in an associated health care profession, you can also train for your career at VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System. We offer paid and unpaid training in several specialties. 

Our training programs

Learn more about our associated health care programs

To find out more about our associated health care programs or to ask about a program not listed here, please contact our human resources office:

Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
Human Resources
1700 N. Wheeling Street
Aurora, CO  80045
Phone
720-723-4800

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