Internal Medicine Education Overview
Residents in the BATCAVE lab.
Internal Medicine Residency
Internal Medicine Residency at UNM prepares you to be a competent, competitive and compassionate internist in any field you choose. Whether you aspire to be an academic sub-specialist or a rural primary care doctor, our program offers committed faculty, diversity of clinical exposure, innovative educational curriculum and flexible scheduling.
UNM Hospital and the VA Medical Center are the largest teaching hospitals in the state. Add the fact that UNM Hospital is a county hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center, and you get unparalleled clinical diversity under the umbrella of an outstanding academic institution committed to under-served communities. Read More.
Preventive Medicine residents meet with program leaders
Preventive Medicine Residency
The UNM Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Residency Program offers two years of training during which practicum rotations are conducted concurrently with coursework leading to a Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree. Residents develop expertise through preventive medicine rotations, public health experiences, research and other activities. Training is tailored to meet the educational needs and professional interest of each physician, with the development of competency in the following areas: biostatistics, epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research into causes of disease and injury in population groups, and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine.
Integrative Medicine in Residency (IMR)
Residents at the Center for Life
The Integrative Medicine Track in Residency at UNM Internal Medicine Program is the first of its kind in the United States demonstrating the innovation and flexibility of our program. The track is available to all Internal Medicine Residents regardless of their area of specialty focus in the field of Internal Medicine. Read More.
Fellows at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Most subspecialty divisions in the Department of Internal Medicine offer research and/or clinical fellowships. Read more.
(See also UNM's MD/PhD program, designed to provide comprehensive training in both clinical sciences and a basic biomedical science discipline.)