Karen Chacko, MD
Professor, Medicine-Internal Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine (1996)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–San Diego (CA) (1992)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1997)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2000)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (1999)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Internal Medicine

Teaching

  • Associate Professor/Program Director (2001)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Primary Care Track

Publications

  • Noronha C, Chaudhry S, Chacko K, McGarry K, Agrawal A, Yadavalli G, Shalaby M. X   Y Scheduling Models in Internal Medicine Residency Programs: A National Survey of Program Directors' Perspectives. Am J Med. 2018 Jan;131(1):107-114. PubMed PMID: 28970031
  • Chacko KM, Halvorsen AJ, Swenson SL, Wahi-Gururaj S, Steinmann AF, Call S, Myers JS, Vidyarthi A, Arora VM. US Internal Medicine Program Director Perceptions of Alignment of Graduate Medical Education and Institutional Resources for Engaging Residents in Quality and Safety. Am J Med Qual. 2018 Jul;33(4):405-412. PubMed PMID: 29090611
  • Major A, Chacko K. Routine vaccinations as a precipitant of adrenal crisis in adrenal insufficiency. Intern Med J. 2018 Mar;48(3):360-361. PubMed PMID: 29512322
  • Chacko KM, Reddy S, Kisielewski M, Call S, Willett LL, Chaudhry S. Postinterview Communications: Two Surveys of Internal Medicine Residency Program Directors Before and After Guideline Implementation. Acad Med. 2018 Sep;93(9):1367-1373. PubMed PMID: 29697427
  • Sobel HG, Swigris R, Chacko KM, Landrey A, McNulty M, Vennard K, Nikels SM, Suddarth K, Murphy EN, Aagaard E. Resident and Preceptor Perceptions of Preceptor Integration Into Resident Clinic Scheduling Templates. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Aug;9(4):497-502. PubMed PMID: 28824765
  • Chacko KM, Halvorsen AJ, Swenson SL, Wahi-Gururaj S, Steinmann AF, Call S, Myers JS, Vidyarthi A, Arora VM. US Internal Medicine Program Director Perceptions of Alignment of Graduate Medical Education and Institutional Resources for Engaging Residents in Quality and Safety. Am J Med Qual. 2017 Oct 1;:1062860617739119. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29090611
  • Willett LL, Halvorsen AJ, Adams M, Chacko KM, Chaudhry S, McDonald FS, Oxentenko AS, Swenson SL, Zaas A, Arora VM. Factors Associated with Declining Residency Program Pass Rates on the ABIM Certification Examination. Am J Med. 2016 Jul;129(7):759-65. PubMed PMID: 27086497
  • Heist K, Guese M, Nikels M, Swigris R, Chacko K. Impact of 4? ?1 Block Scheduling on Patient Care Continuity in Resident Clinic. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24408278
  • Heist K, Guese M, Nikels M, Swigris R, Chacko K. Impact of 4? ?1 block scheduling on patient care continuity in resident clinic. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Aug;29(8):1195-9. PubMed PMID: 24408278
  • Willett LL, Estrada CA, Adams M, Arora V, Call S, Chacko K, Chaudhry S, Halvorsen AJ, Hopkins R, McDonald FS. Challenges with continuity clinic and core faculty accreditation requirements. Am J Med. 2013 Jun;126(6):550-6. PubMed PMID: 23684398
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Practice Locations

University Internal Medicine at Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2000)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine (1996)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–San Diego (CA) (1992)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1997)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2000)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (1999)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Internal Medicine
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