The Division of Palliative Care offers an accredited one-year in Fellowship Palliative Care ProgramApplications are accepted only through the"Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 

Division of Palliative Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4868
Fax: (505) 272-9134

Clinical services:

• UNM Health Palliative Care
• UNM Health Locations

Fellowship Information

The Palliative Care Fellowship accepts applications only through the "Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

If you would like further information about the Palliative Care fellowship program at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, please e-mail a question or request specific information from our fellowship coordinator: Ruth Carpenter at RuthCarpenter@salud.unm.edu

Applications must include a completed application form, three letters of recommendation, a Dean's letter, official medical school transcript, and personal statement.

The Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico offers a one-year adult clinical fellowship in Palliative Medicine. The program includes rotations both at University Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital. It is a comprehensive program involving inpatient consultations, outpatient clinic visits, and clinical conferences. Currently there is ONE fellowship position annually.

Physician applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in any of the following fields to apply: Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

  1. Applications accepted beginning 7/15/15 and end 9/15/15 (11:59 PM, EST). ALL applications need to be submitted through ERAS
  2. Interviews will be scheduled through 10/31/15.
  3. Rank deadline is 11/11/1
  4. Match day is 12/2/15
  5. Fellowship training begins 7/1/16