University of New Mexico School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Residency

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, is excited to announce we are seeking applicants for our Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Residency

The Department:

  • 82-bed emergency department

(>80,000 visits annually)

  • New Mexico’s only Level I Trauma Center and only Children’s Hospital
  • Tertiary Referral Center
  • Outstanding EM Residency program
  • World class faculty specializing in EM Education, EMS, Pediatric EM, Wilderness Med, Disaster Med, and EM/Critical Care.
  • High-acuity patient population (trauma and medicine) with high admit rate


  • Dedicated orientation block
  • 18-Month training program (late June – late December)
  • 9 Blocks Adult ED, including a dedicated rotation in the ED Resuscitation Unit
  • 2 Blocks Peds ED
  • 2 Blocks ICU
  • Rotations in Cardiology, OB/Gyn, Ortho, Anesthesia, Toxicology and Ultrasound
  • Elective opportunities in Wilderness Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Toxicology, EMS and Research


  • $55,000 yearly salary
  • Paid vacation (up to 5 weeks for program)
  • Health insurance (60% university paid)
  • CME/travel allowance
  • Retirement Contribution
  • SEMPA membership, ECG Weekly membership, Tintinalli, Roberts and Hedges, Lab Coat


  • Albuquerque, NM (pop. ~ 845,000)
  • 70 miles south of Santa, Fe in the heart of “the Land of Enchantment”
  • Great skiing, biking and varied outdoor opportunities
  • Multicultural city known for its delicious cuisine and diverse history


Application Requirements

  • Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited program by May 31st in the year of matriculation
  • NCCPA certified/eligible
  • NM State license/eligible
  • Strong interest in Emergency Medicine
  • Application, essays, application fee


Application due date: February 1st


Website (with application materials):



Program Director:

Clint Kalan, MMSc, PA-C



Program Medical Director:

Jan Veesart, M.D.



Program Administrator:

Beatrice Rodriguez



Dept. Phone: 505-272-5062

Dept. Fac: 505-272-6503


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