Sept. 13: Alumni Don Rodgers, Effie Medford and Bruce Lovett joined current students to represent the School of Medicine in the State Fair parade.

Sept. 26: Join us for an Open House and walking tour of the HSC Campus.

Aug. 1-3: Alumni reunion was held at Sandia Resort and Casino, honoring all School of Medicine classes for the past 50 years.

Aug. 1: The Basic Medical Science Building was dedicated as Reginald Heber Fitz Hall in honor of of the first dean of the School of Medicine.


School of Medicine anniversary exhibit

Health Sciences Center Open House: Sept. 26

Join us from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy a piece of the School of Medicine's 50th anniversary cake!

The mission of the UNM Health Sciences Center is to provide an opportunity for all New Mexicans to obtain an excellent education in the health sciences, and our highest priority is to improve the health of all New Mexicans.

The School of Medicine has trained nearly 40 percent of all MDs licensed to practice in New Mexico – but that's just part of our story. The Health Sciences Center also trains nurses, pharmacists, dental hygienists, physical and occupational therapists, physician assistants, emergency medical technicians and many other health care professionals.

Come celebrate with us! Get the tour schedule.

Meet Thomas Williams, MD, Executive Vice Dean of the UNM School of Medicine, members of the New Mexico Disaster Medical Assistance Team, and staff members who can tell you about programs at the School of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and the physical therapy program.


BATCAVE simulation lab

Walk HSCTake the "Walk HSC" tour of the Health Sciences Center campus to see:

  • Laboratories
  • Student training facilities
  • Simulation equipment
  • Library
  • Sculpture gardens
  • Physical Therapy Gait Lab

Please join us on September 26 – and let our story be part of your story.

There is no cost, but please contact Lori Peterkin at (505) 272-8085 or for more information and to register your group.

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