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About Admissions

Contact Information

Physical Address

1 University of New Mexico
Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center, Room 125
Mail Stop Code: MSC 09 5085
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Contact Numbers
(505) 272-4766

Fax: (505) 925-6031
E-mail: somadmissions@salud.unm.edu

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Robert Sapien, MD

Robert Sapién, MD, MMM, FAAP
Associate Dean for Admissions
Professor of Emergency Medicine

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine offers a nationally ranked educational experience. Our graduates are well prepared to pursue any medical area of practice.

We hope that our website will answer many of your questions regarding your application and admission to the UNM School of Medicine. No matter what point you are at in the process, the UNM School of Medicine Office of Admissions is here to help you.

The Committee on Admissions is responsible for the selection of medical students and is guided by a holistic process. The selection of students is based on academic achievement, motivation for the study of medicine, problem-solving ability, self-appraisal, ability to relate to people, maturity, breadth of interests and achievements, professional goals, and likelihood of serving the health care needs of New Mexico following postgraduate training.

We look forward to assisting you throughout this process for and your path to a career in medicine.