The Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program (aka Memorial Medical Center Family Medicine Residency) was established in 1996 and since then has placed over 65% of its graduates in New Mexico and West Texas.

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We teach, collaborate, lead, and inspire to transform the education and health of our whole community.

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To transform health care education and delivery to be socially responsible and eliminate health disparities in New Mexico.

Why Apply?

  • Unopposed Program – No competing residencies for inpatient/critical care with experienced and dedicated full time faculty
  • Integrated Inter-professional Education (Pharmacy, Behavioral, Social Sciences)
  • Focused on Social Determinants  of Health
  • Pediatric Hospitalist

We are fully accredited by both the ACGME and AOA.

We believe that the health of a nation is built on the foundation of primary care, and we are dedicated to making this foundation strong for our community by training highly skilled family physicians.

The Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency is dedicated to provide residents with a well-rounded, full spectrum medical education. We are a fully accredited by both the ACGME and AOA; our three-year Family Medicine residency program sponsored by Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces, a LifePoint hospital.

The residency is affiliated with the University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, but maintains its status as the only community based, unopposed, three-year Family Medicine residency in New Mexico. We offer a strong and varied experience including border health, integrated behavioral medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics and rural medicine. We are committed to improving the health of the community we serve and to educating residents to be prepared to work in any environment.