Training & Education

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.

Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty, including adult and pediatric emergencies, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, burns, trauma, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology

Our residency program highlights include:

  • ACGME-accreditation
  • Robust research opportunities
  • Medical mission opportunities
  • Excellent faculty at various HCA and non-HCA facilities
  • Terrific case experience in volume and variety of specialties 

Our residency vision is to become the best general surgery residency program in the western United States through excellent patient care, continuous quality improvement initiatives, vast experiences, and outstanding graduate medical education.

HCA GME Residency Manual