Tag: School of Medicine

Native Health

Native Health

By Mark Rudi | July 19, 2019
Thirty-five million adults in the United States are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD), including 17 percent of Native Americans in the Southwest.
Announcing the Office for Continuous Professional Learning

Announcing the Office for Continuous Professional Learning

July 01, 2019
Learning is at the center of our work at the UNM School of Medicine (SOM), whether we are providers, educators, researchers, or some combination of all three. In that vein, we are excited to announce the creation of a new unit within the SOM Office of Education.
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.

2011 School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

2011 School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

August 03, 2011
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine recently held its 2011 White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2015 at the Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M. This special ceremony is a rite of passage for beginning medical students as they are ...