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Contact Information

Liz Lawrence, MD, FACP
Director, UNM SOM Office of Physician and Student Wellness
ELawrence@salud.unm.edu

Pam Arenella, MD
Humanities and Wellness Coordinator
PArenella@salud.unm.edu

Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FACP
GME Wellness Director
EBarrett@salud.unm.edu

Joyce Phillips, MD
Faculty Wellness Director
JPhillips@salud.unm.edu

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SOM: Office of Physician and Student Wellness

Self Care Improves Patient Care

The UNM SOM Office of Physician and Medical Student Wellness is dedicated to:

  • Promoting deeper understanding of physician well-being and its importance in providing the highest quality of patient care;
  • Providing curriculum and resources to enable physicians and trainees to tend their personal well-being;
  • Fostering a learning environment that recognizes, supports and responds effectively to peers and colleagues in need of assistance;
  • Identifying, championing, and evaluating novel strategies to improve efficiency of practice for students, residents, and faculty;
  • Collaborating with colleagues to develop and assess the impact of individual and institutional wellness interventions.