Apply for the endocrinology fellowship through the "Electronic Residency Application Service

Fellowship Contact

Keith Drummond, fellowship coordinator
Email: krdrummond@salud.unm.edu 
Phone: 505-272-4658

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4657
Fax: (505) 272-5155

Research Training

Pursue a scholarly activity during a fellowship with a University of New Mexico Division of Endocrinology faculty member as a mentor. This initiative can include clinical or bench research, case presentations, review articles and/or a quality improvement project.

The university has a strong reputation for producing important research in endocrinology. All endocrinologists need to appreciate and understand scientific questions about endocrine disease and know how to address them in a laboratory or clinical setting. Thus, the training program sets a goal of fellows developing interest and expertise in endocrine research and scholarship. 

Though the fellowship does not allot research blocks, you can pursue scholarly activities during nonconsult months. Join an ongoing faculty project or choose a topic that interests you. Rely on department faculty for mentorship and expertise. Mentors also can help with other issues and provide career guidance.

Scholarly Activity Duties

Contribute to research duties such as:

  • Analyzing data and preparing scientific abstracts and/or manuscripts.
  • Drafting a description of the experimental protocol and guiding it through the university’s review process. 
  • Formulating a relevant question and planning how to address it scientifically.
  • Identifying cases that would add to patient care.
  • Making an oral or poster case presentation at appropriate regional or national scientific meetings. 
  • Preparing a case presentation and discussion that includes a review of relevant literature.
  • Preparing grants in anticipation of becoming an independent investigator.
  • Presenting study results at the appropriate regional or national scientific meetings.

Recruiting patients and performing all necessary clinical or laboratory studies.