The Locum Tenens Clinical Team


We have a team of excellent, experienced, local pediatricians to provide this service. The physicians who work in our locum tenens program are:

  • Board Certified or eligible Pediatricians
  • Active Medical Staff Members of Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Familiar with the Colorado/Wyoming region and resources

Steve Poole, MD

Steve Poole, MD, attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York and completed his pediatric residency here at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is professor and vice chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is the Medical Director and founder of the Locum Tenens Service. He and Bart Schmitt developed Children's Hospital Colorado After-Hours Telephone Care call center that serves most pediatric practices in Colorado and Wyoming. He is the executive director of a non-profit organization, Colorado Children's Healthcare Access Program (CCHAP) with a  mission to develop new programs and models of healthcare to improve the health of children in low income families (covered by Medicaid or SCHIP) and assist community providers to provide high quality, cost-effective pediatric healthcare for these children. Dr. Poole and his wife, Anita, have three grown sons and two grandchildren. He enjoys skiing, tennis, triathlons, and surfing.

Kathleen Gresh, MD

Kathleen Gresh, MD, has been involved with our Locum Tenens program since 2000. She graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed her pediatric training at the UCHSC.  Dr. Gresh has broad and varied experiences as a pediatrician in Denver, San Francisco, and Rochester NY.  After more than 30 years as a pediatrician, Dr. Gresh "still gets a kick out of working with children." And she says, "All doctors must take time away from their offices occasionally, and it's a great feeling to help while the doctors are on leave."

Elizabeth "Anne" Wuerslin, MD

Elizabeth "Anne" Wuerslin is a Board Certified pediatrician with additional training in adolescent medicine and public health. She completed her medical training and pediatric residency at Cornell University/New York Hospital in New York City, and did fellowship work at Boston Children's Hospital. Since moving to Colorado in 1991, she has worked in student health, private practice, and in clinics and urgent care centers in the Boulder/Denver areas. She lives in Fort Collins and enjoys the outdoors of Colorado--skiing, hiking, and gardening--and has special interests in international volunteer work abroad. "After extensive coverage of practices in Colorado and Wyoming, I have really gotten to know the Rocky Mountain area and I love it."

Thomas Boschen, MD

Tom Boschen is a pediatrician who retired in 2002 after 29 wonderful years with the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care program in Denver. It took only three months for him to realize that his life was not complete without being able to help kids, which is why he has become a volunteer pediatrician at Doctors Care and Rocky Mountain Youth clinics for the underserved. He teaches medical students at Children's Hospital Colorado Child Health Clinic. He loves his expanded family, woodworking and bicycling, and continuing to practice pediatrics.

Anne Moore, MD

Dr. Anne Scholl Moore has been practicing in Denver for more than 32 years. Originally with the Colorado Permanente Group, she retired and works with the Children's Hospital Locum Tenens Service.  She feels strongly that solo practitioners need to get away for vacation and likes to support them. She trained in Rochester, New York and Chapel Hill, North Carolina before coming west.  In addition to loving the children and families she cares for, she loves her animals: cats, dogs and horses!

Carol Rosckwoff, MD

Dr. Rosckowff is a product of the Midwest. She grew up in Wisconsin, obtained her BA from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin. Pediatric Residency was completed at University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital in Madison and at Milwaukee Children’s Hospital. While having and raising three children, whom are now grown, Dr. Rosckowff taught Pediatrics to Family Practice Residents in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She practiced pediatrics, inpatient and outpatient, in Wisconsin and Arizona for thirty plus years. When her first two grandchildren were born in the Denver area in 2008, Dr. Rosckowff moved to Colorado. She is board certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Jean Stevenson, MD

Dr. Stevenson has practiced pediatrics in the Denver area for the past 30 years. She  received her MD degree from the University of Kansas, and did her pediatric training at the Phoenix Hospitals Affiliated Pediatric Program, where she was also chief resident. After completing her residency she worked on the Navajo reservation for several years before moving to Denver. She joined Kaiser in Denver in 1983, and spent 27 years  working at the Westminster clinic with a great group of pediatricians. In addition to her clinical work at Kaiser, she chaired the Immunization Task Force for the region for several years and was a member of the TCH Clinical Faculty Affairs committee. After retiring in 2010, she found she missed working with children and their families and joined the Locum Tenens Program. Her areas of interest include behavioral and developmental issues, breastfeeding, and preventive health.

Elaine Scholes, MD

Dr. Scholes graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine and completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. For 36 years she practiced Pediatrics at Denver Health and also was the Medical Director of a multispecialty private practice at Denver Health. Dr. Scholes delights in working with children, adolescents and their families and feels fortunate to be able to help other pediatricians take time away from their practices when needed.

Gordon Blakeman, MD

Dr. Blakeman graduated from The University of Michigan, interned at the University of Rochester, and completed his training as Chief Resident at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.After 3 years of service in the military, Dr. Blakeman was in private practice for 35+ years in southeast Denver. He is a clinical Professor at the University of Colorado. Dr. Blakeman enjoys covering for other pediatricians to allow them an occasional break, and it keeps him energized doing what he enjoys the most--caring for children.

Sarah Pilarowski, MD

Dr. Pilarowski is a Denver native.  After graduating from medical school at Northwestern University, she finished her residency at Children's Hospital Colorado.  Since then, she has worked in urgent care, as a hospitalist, and in private practice.  She is especially interested in breastfeeding medicine and is currently completing the curriculum to become certified as a lactation consultant.  Dr. Pilarowski is raising two young children with her husband Dave.  In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, running, gardening, bicycling, and travel.

Additional physicians provide services on a limited basis.