Match Day pairs UNM med students with residency programs
Few milestones loom larger in a medical student’s life than Match Day, when graduates learn whether they have placed in a residency program, setting the stage for the final phase of their training. Match Day this year fell on Friday, March 21, when residency matches for thousands of fourth-year medical students around the country were released simultaneously at 1 p.m. Eastern time. In Albuquerque, most of the 75 graduating UNM School of Medicine students gathered in a ballroom with family, friends and faculty members at the Marriott Hotel in Uptown to await the news. Read more (Michael Haederle, HSC NewsBeat) | See the Match Results List.
UNM School of Medicine among
"America's Best Graduate Schools"
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine (SOM) ranks second in the nation for its Rural Medicine Program in the upcoming issue of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” for 2015. The SOM has maintained this national ranking since 1996, underscoring UNM’s commitment to programs that serve New Mexico’s rural communities. The magazine also ranks the School of Medicine’s Family Medicine curriculum 9th and Primary Care curriculum 40th. Read more (Luke Frank, HSC NewsBeat).
Call for Proposals
La Tierra Sagrada Society Board of Directors seeks proposals for the 2014 La Tierra Sagrada Society Awards. Projects should aim to keep our patient care and education programs at the cutting edge of science and medicine while bringing the School of Medicine closer to the communities it serves. The selection committee is soliciting proposals that involve multidisciplinary collaboration among the various departments/divisions at the School of Medicine, and community-based organizations outside of the UNM Health Sciences Center. Get the 2014 Awards Project Proposal Guidelines and 2014 Project Proposal Preparation Outline/Checklist.