Emergency Medicine Education

Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Established in 1987, the University of New Mexico School of Medicine residency in emergency medicine is three-year training program with 12 residents per year. It has ACGME accredited Fellowships in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and EMS, plus a Sports Medicine Fellowship through Family Medicine, Palliative Care through Internal Medicine, and a non-ACGME accredited Wilderness Fellowship.

Current Residents

Click here for a directory of current residents.

Resident Alumni

Click here for a list of UNM EMS alumni.

Emergency Medicine Fellowships

Click here for information about the Emergency Medical Services Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Physician Assistant Residency and the Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine Residency

The UNM Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) Residency is an 18-month program with the goal of educating PA residents to comfort and competence in the care of critically ill patients, providing clinical and didactic teaching needed to address the broad scope of emergent presentations, and fostering skills necessary to be leaders in the profession.

Medical Student Clerkships

The University of New Mexico Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes visiting medical students to participate in final year elective clerkships. 

EMS Academy Education

Find information for prospective applicants and currents students of the Emergency Medical Services Academy, as well as a directory of faculty and alumni.

Center for Disaster Medicine Education

Find information about educational opportunities at the Center for Disaster Medicine, including undergraduate education options, the Disaster Medicine Elective, the Disaster Medicine Fellowship, the Disaster Medicine Speakers Bureau, the Core Disaster Life Support® program, and the Public Health Action Curriculum for Teens.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education

Find information about educational programs in the department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine: the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, and the Pediatric Emergency Training Online Education Program.

UNM EDRU Project

The Emergency Department Resuscitation Unit strives to optimize the care provided to UNM Hospital’s most critically ill and injured patients. UNM EDRU focuses on current best practices in critical care including protocols, keeping track of metrics, streamlining systems, facilitating research, and providing continuing education through quarterly presentations.

Education Resources

 The Department of Emergency Medicine educational resource page

Prospective Applicants

Click here for information about applying to the Emergency Medicine Residency, the Emergency Medical Service Academy, or any one of the EM Medical Clerkships.