Advancing the health of all New Mexicans since 1964

The UNM School of Medicine leads the nation in family medicine and rural health training. Our graduates account for nearly 40% of New Mexico’s practicing physicians. We are home to a nationally ranked research enterprise and Biomedical Science Graduate Programs with world-class scientific investigators and scholars who deliver life-saving results for humanity.

Education and Training

Delivering comprehensive health care is a team effort.

The UNM School of Medicine offers outstanding MD and health profession programs. Student physician assistants, physical therapists, emergency medical technicians, laboratory and radiological technologists, dental hygienists and occupational therapists learn and train alongside medical students to deliver increased access to health care, improved outcomes and greater patient satisfaction while enjoying excellent job stability, competitive wages and career flexibility.

  • #1 percentage of MD graduates entering Family Medicine
  • #2 for rural health training among U.S. medical schools
  • TOP 10 Family Medicine Departments in the U.S.
  • 94% of BA/MD program alumni practice in primary care

An Enduring Legacy

The University of New Mexico Foundation has created a new scholarship in honor of Paul B. Roth, MD, MS, who recently retired as Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the UNM School of Medicine.

News & Information

Shiprock NM

Caring for the Community

UNM Partners With Indian Health Service for Northern Navajo Family Medicine Residency Program

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Project Echo

Project Echo

Project ECHO is a Finalist in $100 Million MacArthur Foundation Grant Competition

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Christopher Arndt MD

Arndt Named Interim Chair

Christopher Arndt, MD, Named Interim Chair of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

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