Medical Residency in Colorado

Colorado specific initial medical license requirements

Colorado Board of Medical Examiners requirements:
  • 1 year of residency training. 3 years for IMGs.
  • No limits on number of attempts for USMLE/COMPLEX.
  • 7 years from first sitting to complete USMLE or COMLEX. 10 years for for MD/PhD or DO/PhD.
  • Accepts Federation Credentials Verification Service.

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Number of PGY-1 positions in Colorado by specialty

Number of  positions by specialty in Colorado based on PGY-1 main residency Match data

Percent MDs, DOs and IMGs filled PGY-1 during the main residency Match

Percent of MDs, DOs and IMGs in Colorado by year

Colorado PGY-1 main residency Match statistics

Year Positions Filled(%) MD DO IMGs
2021 385 95.8 277 (71%) 73 (18%) 15 (3%)
2020 384 92.7 259 (67%) 78 (20%) 13 (3%)
2019 379 91.8 284 (74%) 50 (13%) 14 (3%)
2018 367 91.3 280 (76%) 48 (13%) 7 (1%)
2017 328 94.2 269 (82%) 30 (9%) 10 (3%)

Number of PGY-2 positions in Colorado by specialty

Number of  positions by specialty in Colorado based on PGY-2 main residency Match data

Percent MDs, DOs and IMGs filled PGY-2 during the main residency Match

Percent of MDs, DOs and IMGs in Colorado by year

Colorado PGY-2 main residency Match statistics

Year Positions Filled(%) MD DO IMGs
2021 33 100.0 28 (84%) 3 (9%) 2 (6%)
2020 34 94.1 30 (88%) 2 (5%) 0 (0%)
2019 34 100.0 33 (97%) 1 (2%) 0 (0%)
2018 33 100.0 32 (96%) 0 (0%) 1 (3%)
2017 34 100.0 33 (97%) 1 (2%) 0 (0%)

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