Applications for fellowships in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine are accepted only through the "Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4751
Fax: (505) 272-8700

Critical Care Medicine

Hantavirus (Dept. of Pathology photo)

Peripheral blood smear from a patient being treated for
hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome at UNM Hospital.
Photo: John K. Scariano, UNM Department of Pathology.

Our experts in Critical Care provide state of the art care for patients with life-threatening illnesses through integration of ongoing research, education, and the clinical expertise of our faculty. Our Critical Care team is nationally known for the care of unusual and newly-recognized critical illnesses including Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome, which was identified here at UNM and for which we are internationally known for innovative treatment strategies.

Specialized Areas of Patient Care

  • Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Severe Asthma
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy