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About the Office of Medical Student Affairs

Contact Information

Physical Address
Reginald Heber Fitz Hall
Room 107

Mailing Address
MSC08 4700
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone Numbers
Office: 505-272-3414
Fax: 505-272-8239


Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Except holidays and
SOM event days

The Office of Medical Student Affairs (OMSA) encompasses the services offered by Medical Student Affairs, Wellness, the MD Registrar and the School of Medicine’s Student Financial Aid Office.

OMSA is responsible for:

  • Student course registration and scheduling
  • Annual compliance
  • Academic record maintenance
  • Learning Communities
  • New student orientation
  • Medical Student events
  • Visiting Student Learning Opportunites (VSLO)
  • Undergraduate Medical Education verification (MD only)

Further administrative support is provided for:

  • Committee on Student Promotion and Evaluation (CSPE)
  • Student Appeals Committee
Sheila Hickey

Sheila Hickey
Assoc. Dean of Students