Our faculty have a wide and deep base of expertise. Safety-net hospitals attract particularly committed people, and our academic faculty are no exception. We currently have 60+ full-time faculty and continue to grow.

Our faculty includes:

  • Two full-time toxicologists
  • The EMS consortium physicians – 8 physicians who provide enhanced medical control to EMS providers throughout the state
  • The largest EM/Critical Care faculty in the country – 9 double boarded EM/CC faculty providing 24 hr faculty coverage forur ICU’s.
  • 3 MD/PhD’s heavily involved in translational research as it applies to Emergency clinical care. They have ties with the CDC, Sandia National Labs and Emerge ID.
  • 6 education faculty who have completed the ACEP teaching fellowship and the UNM Medical Education Scholars program.
  • A full-time RDMS sonographer available to perform ultrasounds with residents during their ultrasound rotations.

Faculty research interests include: Injury control and prevention, pediatric emergency medicine, Emergency Medical Services, disaster medicine, infectious disease, pain management, head injury and imaging modalities, including applications, triage, allocation of health resources, adolescent substance abuse, international emergency medicine, medical decision-making and ethics.