Impactful Education in Neurology

Prepare for Your Neurology Career

Prepare to excel. Our educational opportunities offer the upcoming generation of neurologists close attention from faculty, a diverse and high-need patient population and the most modern facilities in the Southwest.

Our four-year program emphasizes holistic education with comprehensive rotations, leadership opportunities and professional development. The Adult Neurology program offers five residency positions per year. Through our categorical program, you will complete your medical internship in the UNM Department of Internal Medicine.

The Child Neurology program is a five-year residency including practical experience from day one. We offer one residency position per year. Your experience will be shaped by your interests. Leadership development and teaching opportunities are key components of the residency. Residents complete our program fully prepared for either fellowship or practice.

The Neurology Pre-Residency Clinical Training Program is a post-doctoral, pre-residency opportunity for physicians to gain hands-on clinical experience and procedural training. The program is a year-long and offers research opportunities and full benefits. We accept applications beginning on November 1.

The UNM Neurocritical Care Fellowship program in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a UCNS (United Council on Neurological Subspecialites) accredited program that offers a two positions each year for either a two-year program (for those coming from Neurology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery and Anesthesiology) or a one-year program (for those who completed an accredited critical care fellowship or a neurosurgery residency). Consider our neurocritical care fellowship.

The Neurophysiology Fellowship trains fellows in the interpretation of central nervous system neurophysiology. Upon completion of the fellowship, you will be able to treat and diagnose epilepsy. Fellows receive daily instruction under direct supervision. The unique population of New Mexico means you will treat truly rare neurogenetic conditions and learn in a multicultural environment. Learn more.

Each year we offer two one-year fellowship positions in vascular neurology. Fellows will have opportunities to see and treat a large variety of disease entities, including Moya-Moya disease, familial cerebral cavernous malformations and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. This fellowship prepares trainees to sit for vascular neurology board examinations. Consider our vascular fellowship.

Our clerkship program allows both inpatient ward and consult experience in adult and child neurology. Practice with supervision and learn from our expert faculty. Learn more.

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Contact UNM Neurology

Mailing Address:
UNM Neurology
MSC10 5620
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Address:
UNM Hospital
2211 Lomas NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87106

505-272-3342

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