Pediatric Education

Give back to the diverse population of children in New Mexico through community-centered care. Become a pediatric provider in a clerkship, residency, fellowship or graduate program at the University of New Mexico. Expert physicians and staff will mentor you as you gain skills and experience to care for our state's youngest patients.

Find Your Place at UNM

The School of Medicine offers four ACGME-accredited pediatric training programs: two residencies and two fellowships. Additional pediatric educational opportunities include an occupational therapy training program, rotations for visiting medical students and continuing medical education (CME) programming for community providers.

  • Pediatric Residency - Learn from expert faculty and a diverse patient population at the state's only children's hospital. Choose from one of four educational track options during this three-year program.

  • Child Neurology Residency - Receive specialized training in pediatrics and neurology during this five-year program. This program meets requirements of both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship - Care for patients in the NICU for three years and complete a research project or other scholarly activity. Choose from five electives and get guidance from a variety of mentors.

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship - Gain a wide breadth of experience during this three-year program. Train at the state's only level-one trauma center.

  • Occupational Therapy Graduate Program - Earn your Master of Science in Occupational Therapy through this two-year program. Learn from the leading faculty and conduct fieldwork with mentor guidance.

  • Visiting Medical Student Clerkships - Experience what UNM has to offer during a four-week sub-internship or fourth-year elective rotation.

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds - Learn from experts and earn CME credits at this weekly lecture series.