Laura Foster, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship:
  • University of Minnesota Program
Residency:
  • University of Minnesota Program, Neurology
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Neurology

Publications

  • Brackett H, Forman A, Foster LA, Fischer SM. Compassionate Removal of Heated High-Flow Nasal Cannula for End of Life: Case Series and Protocol Development. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2021 Aug 1;23(4):360-366. PubMed PMID: 34081632
  • Foster LA, et al. “Lines in the Sand: Transitions to Comfort-Focused Care in the Setting of Curable Illness. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Meeting, February 2021. Poster presentation.
  • Sethi A, Everett E, Mehta A, Besbris J, Burke C, Pedowitz E, Kilpatrick M, Foster L, Maiser S. The Role of Specialty Palliative Care for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 28;:10499091211049386. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34583569
  • Phillips JN, Besbris J, Foster LA, Kramer NM, Maiser S, Mehta AK. Models of outpatient neuropalliative care for patients with amyotrophic lateral. Neurology. 2020 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32934166
  • Foster LA, Salajegheh MK. Motor Neuron Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. Am J Med. 2019 Jan;132(1):32-37. PubMed PMID: 30075105
  • Wong JC, Foster LA, Sadjadi R. A clue for familial mitochondrial disorder: Discovering a vintage painting. Neurology. 2018 Feb 6;90(6):294-295. PubMed PMID: 29438022
  • Levin KH, Shanafelt TD, Keran CM, Busis NA, Foster LA, Molano JRV, O'Donovan CA, Ratliff JB, Schwarz HB, Sloan JA, Cascino TL. Author response: Burnout, career satisfaction, and well-being among US neurology residents and fellows in 2016. Neurology. 2018 Jan 30;90(5):248. PubMed PMID: 29378925
  • Foster LA, Amato AA, Berkowitz AL. Clinical Reasoning: A 60-year-old man with arm weakness and numbness. Neurology. 2018 Jan 23;90(4):190-196. PubMed PMID: 29358511
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Neurosciences Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
My clinical interest is to help patients navigate serious illness, particularly those with ALS and neurologic complications of cancer treatment.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine (0001)
Internships:
  • University of Minnesota Program (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Minnesota Program, Neurology (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Neuromuscular Medicine (0001)
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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