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