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Open Rank of Family and Community Medicine-FM/OB

Albuquerque, NM
University Of New Mexico

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Open Rank of Family and Community Medicine-FM/OB Posting Numberreq8183Employment TypeFacultyFaculty TypeClinician EducatorHiring DepartmentFamily Community Medicine FCM (160B)Academic LocationSchool of MedicineBenefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.Position Summary

Open Rank – Family Medicine with OB Continuous Recruitment

Job Title: Open Rank - Clinician Educator – FM/OB Physician

The Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks qualified Family Medicine Physicians with special interest and training in non-surgical obstetrics and who are passionate about service, education and leadership. This includes an inpatient focus for Maternal Child Health and primary care, family medicine. Functions as attending physician on the model Family Medicine Maternal and Child Health service (MCH), University Hospital newborn service (level one) and potentially University Hospital intermediate care nursery (level two). The education focus includes teaching UNM medical students, UNM Family Medicine residents, Family Medicine MCH fellows and residents in pediatrics and Ob/Gyn. UNM MCH has a strong community based focus with partnerships with the community such as Indian Health clinic, Urban Indian Clinic and rural family medicine practices. Abundant research opportunities are available if interested. Clinical focus areas in MCH include perinatal substance abuse, family planning and school based health.

Our Vision and Mission: Innovation, Partnership, Education, Research

Our vision is that the well-being and healthcare of individuals, families and communities in New Mexico will be enhanced through our integration of and advocacy for the principles of Public Health and Family and Community Medicine. It is our mission to be leaders in partnering with communities to enhance the health and well-being of the people of New Mexico through innovative education, research and service.

What We Are Known For

  • Passionate about supporting and defining diversity, equity and inclusion towards improving the health of all human beings
  • Providing care to underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Ranked #1 for US medical schools having the highest percentage of students entering family medicine (30.3% in 2016-2017)
  • Consistently ranked within the top 10 in NIH research funding among Family Medicine departments nationally and currently ranks 6th
  • #9 US News and World Report national ranking of top family medicine departments
  • #2 US News and World Report for Rural Health Training in Medical Schools
  • Approximately half of the Health Sciences Center leadership are family Physicians (most of whom are graduates of the UNM Family Medicine Residency Program)

Patient Centered Care

In the clinical area, the candidate will be engaged in a primary care, team-based model exploring innovative methodology of health care delivery. We have a growing number of Family Medicine clinics throughout Albuquerque in which faculty practice. These are all Patient Centered Medical Home Model and currently many of these clinics are rated the top level, PCMH (level 3).

Innovative Education

We are nationally and internationally known for educational innovation, currently in the area of the integration of medicine and public health. Our faculty are major contributors to the education of medical students at UNM and our residency program creates opportunities for rotations in both rural and underserved settings as well as UNM rotations.

  • We have several Fellowships including Maternal Child Health, Sports Medicine and Rural Medicine.
  • We boast a large number of residents practicing in New Mexico including those not native to New Mexico
  • We are home of the UNM Physician Assistant Program

About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM is a beautiful city with mountains to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. Albuquerque is 1 hour from Santa Fe, NM and 2.5 hours from Taos, NM, both world famous for their art and culture. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with 19 indigenous native pueblos, Navajo reservation and three Apache tribal lands. We have excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.


Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; board eligible/certified in Family Medicine by the ABFP or AOA
  • Eligible for medical licensure in NM
  • Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal DEA registration
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years directly related clinical experience, which may include training in a primary care specialty
  • Patient care experience in an office or community clinic
  • Experience in educating students and residents
  • Skill in infant and child care and maternal child health
Application InstructionsPlease submit a CV and Cover Letter. For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Norma Dye, Faculty Human Resources. Department of Family and Community Medicine, (505) 272-2334,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/16/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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