Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases of the internal organs.

University of New Mexico
School of Medicine
MSC10 5550
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

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DoIM News

Save the DATE!

Come and join the celebration!
The UNM Department of Internal Medicine will host a week long celebration from October 12-17, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The kick off event is a Banquet and Awards ceremony on October 12th at Crowne Plaza, Albuquerque 6PM-10PM. We are featuring two internationally known speakers covering the two aspects of health care - the Arts and the Science of Medicine. Our features speaker at the banquet on October 12th is Dr. Andrew Weil, an internationally known authority in Integrative Medicine and the featured speaker on Friday October 17th is Dr. Soren Brunak, a Danish physical and biological scientist working on Bioinformatics. We would love to see you all at these events. More information coming soon!

Congratulations - Awarded NIH Grant!

Oprea

Tudor Oprea, MD, PhD, Professor, Chief of Translational Informatics, was recently awarded a $2 million U54 NIH grant. The NIH has launched a new Common Funds initiative, Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG). Oprea will serve as PI for the IDG Knowledge Management Center (KMC). The IDG KMC aims to integrate disease, pathway, protein, gene, chemical, bioactivity, drug discovery and clinical databases and documents, supported by innovative algorithmic platforms, knowledge management tools and user interfaces. The KMC will bridge clinical, biological, chemical and genomic data to prioritize targets for further experimental evaluation and analyses by the broader scientific community. NIH Grant

Internal Medicine faculty members named as Distinguished Professors

Two Internal Medicine professors have been named to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico, beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year:

Pope Moseley, MD

Pope Moseley

Excerpts from the nomination references:

"Dr. Moseley is a brilliant scientist who has achieved international recognition for his research in molecular biology, exercise and adaptive physiology and made important scientific translations from basic science to clinical medicine."

"Dr. Moseley can communicate to clinicians, to academic bureaucrats, to computer science geeks and to molecular biologists and he has the confidence and deep understanding of medicine that holds all of this together. These skills, combined with profound curiosity and original thinking account for Dr. Moseley’s scholarly achievements and his international reputation."

Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACP

Sanjeev Arora

Excerpts from the nomination references:

"Dr. Arora has had a profound impact on the delivery of health care to thousands of rural and underserved patients in the United States and is known nationally and internationally as a creative and effective health care innovator."

"Dr. Arora's work on Project ECHO continues to have an impact across the globe, allowing the model to be replicated to address other chronic diseases and enhance education in the field of health care delivery in remote, medically vulnerable areas."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Domenici Center

Time: Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Place: UNM Domenici Auditorium, Room 1220, UNM
Webcast: DoIM Grand Rounds are webcast and archived.

Our current Theme Block series is "Improving Communication Institutionally and Individually."
The Block Leaders: Jennifer Jernigan, M.D.