Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-5002

Rural Psychiatry Outreach Program (Telehealth)

½ day per week for 12 months

This rotation introduces the use of tele-and video-conferencing to serve New Mexico’s rural populations. Fellows work closely with the attending physician to see patients within the Indian Health Services (IHS) system via tele-health.

The rotation provides a unique opportunity for them to experience issues related to working in rural areas, as well as the complex system arrangements required for providing rural and frontier child/adolescent psychiatric care. A priority in this rotation is helping fellows become familiar with each community and its local resources, including primary care providers, available mental health services, and school personnel. In addition, the rotation offers the opportunity for some fellows to become familiar with additional new communicative technologies.