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Residency & Fellowship Programs

Program Requirements

UNM Graduate Medical Education programs are approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program for first-year residents.
Applicants for residency training at UNM Health Sciences Center must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of medical school in the U.S. and Canada that has been accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Graduate of an international medical school meeting one of the following qualifications:
    • Have a currently valid ECFMG certificate or
    • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction.
  • Graduate of international medical school who has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.
  • Additional Eligibility and Selection Criteria