Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

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

Phone: 505-272-6203
Fax: 505-272-4639

Clinical Sites

mhc University Psychiatric Center (UPC)

This facility is centerpiece around which fellowship clinical activities are organized. Fellows have core rotations and electives here including:

  • Psychiatry Inpatient
  • Psychiatry Outpatient
  • ECT

UPC typifies the community mental health center model and offers a rich diversity of patients. The hospital division consists of 47 beds including a 15 bed geriatric unit. There are also a 24-hour psychiatric emergency service, a full range of adult outpatient services, an ambulatory substance abuse program, a rape crisis clinic, and more.

starver University Hospital

This acute care general hospital has 384 beds and is the site for several fellowship rotations and electives including:

  • Palliative Care/Hospice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Consult Liaison

VARaymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

The Center includes 24 psychiatric beds which support an acute general psychiatry program, a transitional program, a specialized post-traumatic stress disorders program, a substance use disorders program, an outstanding psychiatric consultation service and a variety of additional outpatient clinical settings. Core and elective rotations at this site include:

  • Consultation – Liaison
  • Rehabilitation/Palliative Care
  • Neurology

Other Fellowship Educational Opportunities

Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health

UNM Center for Psychiatric Research

Mind Research Network (adjacent to the UNM Center for Psychiatric Research)

UNM Hospital Sleep Disorders Center

UNM Institute for Ethics

Manzano Del Sol