Sylvia Alden, MD

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Department of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor


Emergency Medicine Residency: University of New Mexico

MD: University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Undergrad University of New Mexico

Education Fellowship: University of New Mexico


I was born in Albuquerque, NM. After graduating from a local high school I went to first college then medical school at the University of New Mexico. I completed my training in Emergency Medicine at UNM Hospital before continuing on as a Medical Education Fellow.

 When I am not working, I am spending time with my husband and children. I like to get outside: hiking, camping, gardening.

Teaching Interests

  • Residency curriculum development
  • New uses of technology in education and flipping the classroom
  • Procedure education