Fellowships

Emergency Medical Services

The EMS Fellowship is designed to provide strong training for future EMS Physician leaders. ACGME-accredited since 2013, the fellowship offers a broad introduction to all aspects of EMS Medical Direction, EMS Research, EMS Policy, and Clinical Prehospital Medicine. UNM EMS Fellows are active members in the UNM EMS Consortium Physician Field Response Program and work alongside UNM EMS Faculty as well as EMS providers from many partner EMS agencies.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

The UNM Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program was ACGME accredited in 2009 and selected the program's first fellow beginning July 1, 2011. The Fellowship Program is part of the extraordinary growth of Pediatric Emergency Services in New Mexico and at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. The PEM fellowship accepts applicants from either pediatric or emergency medicine trained graduates.

Sports Medicine Fellowship

The goal of UNM Sports Medicine fellowship is to provide specialized training in sports medicine (non-surgical) and exercise-related injuries within a system that provides primary and sports medicine care for all patients, as well as the specific populations of recreational, elite, scholastic, and NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate athletes. Fellows will gain expertise in injury prevention, pre-participation evaluation, return-to-play criteria, and rehabilitation. The fellowship is limited to two fellows per year, open to physicians who are currently enrolled in or have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine.

Medical Education Fellowship

The new one-year Medical Education Fellowship’s goal is to develop knowledge and experience for future medical educators. Fellows will practice administrative skills for residencies and/or clerkships, develop curriculum for the EM conference, and learn about theories of adult learning. This fellowship accepts applicants who are either Board Eligible/Certified in EM, or have completed EM Residency training.

Wilderness and Austere Medicine Fellowship (WAM)

This fellowship is a rigorous year-long educational experience in Emergency Medicine under austere conditions. The particular skill-set offered in this fellowship is applicable to many career paths within Wilderness and International EM, including developing wilderness education programs, becoming a rescue specialist, developing a community health program, helping start EM programs in the developing world, serving as a representative of a governmental or non-governmental organization; or leading a wilderness expedition in a medical capacity. The fellow will have access to our department’s national experts in Wilderness, Austere, Disaster, and International EM, along with their unique and long-standing relationships with other countries and programs that have been cultivated over several decades.