Editor Profile

Aaron J. Calderon, MD, FACP, SFHM

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Hospital Medicine Board

Dr. Calderon is the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is actively involved in all aspects of the residency training program. His interests include the use of ultrasound in medicine, simulation (particularly as it relates to procedural training), evidence-based medicine, resident education, and healthcare quality. Dr. Calderon has held number of leadership positions at Saint Joseph Hospital including Director of Continuing Medical Education and Co-Chair of the hospital-wide Simulation Committee. He is a founding member of the hospital’s GME Simulation/Procedural Skills Lab. He is a graduate of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York, and completed a combined residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Calderon has written for NEJM Journal Watch Hospital Medicine since its inception in 2007.


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