Pain Medicine Fellowship


UNM Pain Medicine Fellowship 2017

University of New Mexico Pain Medicine Fellowship is a twelve-month fellowship in interventional pain medicine through the University of New Mexico Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

The goals of the fellowship are to:

  • Offer contemporary interdisciplinary training in all aspects of Pain Medicine, including interventional, medical, and multimodal approaches leading to Board Certification.
  • Offer ample opportunity to master advanced interventional modalities.
    • intensive training in evaluation and treatment of pain,
    • instruction in the technique of somatic and sympathetic blocks,
    • intra-spinal catheters and pumps,
    • neurolytic blocks,
    • spinal cord and peripheral stimulation trial and implantation,
    • vertebral stabilization (kyphoplasty), etc.
  • Provide fellows with an opportunity to conduct scholarly projects in an area of interest and importance in Pain Medicine
  • Help fellows develop and enhance their skills as practicing physicians
  • Facilitate the transition to independent practice

Leadership and Applying

Program Director
Eugene Koshkin, MD

Click here to get to the ERAS application.

UNM's Pain Medicine Fellowship AAMC Program number is 5303404016.

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Our center has two fluoroscopy suites with dedicated staff and is furnished with C-Arms, Ultrasound, Radiofrequency Ablation, and full ASA monitoring equipment, where fellows will perform a wide variety of interventional treatments.  We also have operating room block time and admitting privileges at the UNM Hospital.  

UNM Hospital is the only Level I Trauma and Tertiary Care Center in the state of New Mexico.  Our patients present with variety of complex medical and social challenges.   Fellows develop and maintain their own Continuity Clinic patients under the supervision of faculty.  This fosters strong and therapeutic patient-doctor relationships.

To apply, please submit the following documents IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT ONLY via ERAS here

Your application in ERAS must have the following minimum documentation.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Report of USMLE Scores and In-training Scores
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

The UNM Pain Center is one of the teaching venues for the Pain Medicine Fellowship program. You can learn more about it here.