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UNM School of Medicine kicks off 50th celebration

UNM School of Medicine kicks off 50th celebration

By Luke Frank | July 25, 2014
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is marking its first 50 years, celebrating the visionaries who cobbled together $25,000 dollars in state funding, a former soda bottling plant and an abandoned mortuary to launch a badly needed medical school in 1964.

TeleECHO™ Clinic Launched for NM's Sickest

By Cindy Foster | July 23, 2013
Project ECHO® is launching a new innovative program called ECHO Care™, which is designed to improve access to primary and specialty care for patients with complex needs while also reducing the cost of care by utilizing a multidisciplinary team-based approach.

Passing of Dean Reginald H. Fitz, M.D.

By Cindy Foster | May 30, 2013
A Message from Paul Roth, M.D., Chancellor for Health Sciences:

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you all that Dean Reginald H. Fitz, M.D.- one of the pioneers in the creation UNM School of Medicine and the school’s first dean – passed away on May 28.

Summer Internship Opens Doors for Med Student

Summer Internship Opens Doors for Med Student

By Nora Chavez | August 20, 2012
Marisa Rivera, UNM School of Medicine (SOM) Class of 2016, knew in high school that she wanted to come to UNM. Her father is a SOM graduate and a family practitioner. Rivera grew up around medicine and as a child often visited her father at his office ...