Training & Education

As the residency program’s primary location; Sky Ridge Medical Center (SRMC) is a 284-bed acute care Level II trauma center with a reputation for clinical excellence and world-class patient care. Owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), SRMC is a full-service destination hospital which offers:

  • Comprehensive Spine & Total Joint Center with eleven operating suites and private entrance
  • Full-range surgical suites
  • Obstetrical services and Level III NICU
  • Full diagnostic and imaging services, including MRI and "64-Slice" CT
  • Cardiac services, two interventional cath labs and CardioPulmonary Center of Excellence
  • Sky Ridge Cancer Center, providing radiation, chemotherapy and inpatient services
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center
  • Helipad for AirLife
  • Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Surgery, and upcoming 24/7 Pediatric Emergency Department and pediatric specialty suite
  • Endoscopy/GI Lab
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Wound Care Center
  • Expanded Neurosciences program 

To broaden and diversify patient care experience, we are excited to announce our 2018 expansion to include The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA). Located in one of the largest suburbs of Denver, TMCA is a 346 bed, level II trauma center. In addition to consistently receiving ‘A’ grades from the Leapfrog Group and earning Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, U.S. News & World Report ranked TMCA the #4 hospital in Colorado. 

Program Highlights

Together with SRMC and TMCA, we are able to provide a unique community hospital training environment marked by collegiality and educational opportunities that include:

  • Affiliation with major teaching university, Rocky Vista University
  • Direct one-on-one individualized teaching with faculty
  • Diverse patient population
  • Fully functional educational library access
  • Robust ER learning opportunities
  • Close collaboration with residents from our other programs both in and out of the hospital