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The University of New Mexico School of Medicine consistently ranks among the top graduate schools in the United States. Tomorrow's health care professionals gain valuable training from all of our programs, including rural medicine, family medicine and primary care.

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Since its founding in 1961, the UNM School of Medicine continues its explorations in improving health through biomedical research. Faculty members conduct a broad range of cutting-edge clinical research trials in communities throughout New Mexico.

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UNM School of Medicine faculty teach and train graduates in fields such as emergency medicine, dental hygiene, occupational therapy, radiologic sciences and rural medicine. Residents spend time learning at UNM Health System clinics and hospitals, the VA Medical Center and others. 

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Training the Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow

Our students and residents learn how to deliver excellent and compassionate health care in challenging and supportive programs. Graduates will be prepared to take their education and experience into the real world.

Nationally ranking among the top schools for graduate education since 1996, students in the School of Medicine benefit from learning how to improve our state's unique health concerns.

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Educating Leaders in Health Care

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From training doctors who will work in emergency rooms to physicians who will deliver babies and others who will perform life-saving feats in cardiology, pulmonology, neurosurgery and more, the UNM School of Medicine is training the future of health care. 

Departments, Centers & Institutes

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Faculty Affairs & Career Development

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