Tag: Community Medicine

UNM medical students out serving more than 30 New Mexico communities

By Luke Frank | July 27, 2015
UNM’s School of Medicine PIE Program is a six-week clinical experience at the end of the first year in medical school. During PIE, students work in rural communities caring for patients and evaluating their problems as a springboard for studying the sciences basic to medicine. Students also have the opportunity to view medicine from a community perspective and to experience the lifestyle of the community physician.
A HERO Rising

A HERO Rising

By Michael Haederle | November 14, 2013
In her long career, Evelyn Rising has worked as a medical assistant, college advisor and newspaper editor – and somehow found time to serve as president of a national organization – but her latest job may be the most rewarding of all.
Health Resources for the Homeless

Health Resources for the Homeless

By Cindy Foster | October 18, 2013
UNM health sciences students gain real world experience, providing care for some of Albuquerque's most vulnerable residents. The student-led, physician-supervised Healthcare Resource Center for the homeless is the first of its kind in New Mexico.

Project ECHO Launches National Institute

By Cindy Foster | July 07, 2013
Project ECHO, the transformative model for lifelong medical education and collaborative care based at the UNM Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC), recently received two major grants: one to establish an institute for replicating the ECHO model nationally and globally and the second to pilot an innovative community-based approach for expanding access to behavioral health care.