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Dedicated to medical education, research, and healing

La Tierra Sagrada is a member-driven organization comprised of both individuals and corporations from throughout the community. One hundred percent of your gift supports scholarships and the scholarship endowment. Individual membership begin at $1,000, with multiple giving levels available.

La Tierra Sagrada has awarded more than $850,000 to support medical student scholarships and community-based research grants since 2003.

Become a member today! We host two events each year where you can meet the UNM School of Medicine leadership, faculty and above all – the students.

Benefits of Joining La Tierra Sagrada

With a gift of $1,000 - $4,999

  • Invited to the Annual Awards Dinner & Spring Business Lunch
  • Voting Privileges
  • Listed in Awards Dinner Program

With a gift of $5,000 - $24,999

  • Invited to the Annual Awards Dinner & Spring Business Lunch
  • Voting Privileges
  • Listed in Awards Dinner Program
  • Named Scholarship with a gift of $7,500 or greater

With a gift of $25,000 or greater

  • Create new permanent endowment or scholarship
  • Invited to the Annual Awards Dinner & Spring Business Lunch
  • Listed in Awards Dinner Program
  • Interactions with your student scholarship recipient
  • Listed in UNM Medicine, the School of Medicine’s alumni magazine

For additional information, contact Lori Peterkin, 505-272-8085lpeterkin@salud.unm.edu.