Emergency Medicine

Steven McLaughlin, M.D., Chairperson
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Albuquerque, NM 87131
(505) 272-5757

EMS Academy Advisor
Davette De La O-Sandoval
(505) 272-5757

Steven McLaughlin, M.D., Regents Professor and Department Chair
Darren Braude, M.D., M.P.H., NRP, Medical Director and EMS Section Chief
Janet Veesart, M.D., Interim Executive Director, EMS Education
Lindsay Eakes, B.S., NRP, Assistant Director EMS Academy and Director Paramedic Program
Jason Williams, B.S., DiMM, NRP, Director, International Mountain Medicine Center
Peter LeBlanc, B.S., NRP, Director, Clinical Education
Shelly McLaughlin, M.S., EMT-I, Director, Rural and Distance Education
Ken Schaaf, NRP, Senior Program Manager, Special Contracts
Christopher Robertson, NRP, Program Manager

Clinical Faculty
Darren Braude, M.D., M.P.H., EMT-P
Andrew Harrell, M.D.
Darryl Macias, M.D.
Chelsea White, M.D., NRP
Jenna White, M.D.

Coffee Brown, M.D., FACEP
Patrick Carr, B.S., NRP
Lindsay Eakes, B.S., NRP
Doug Gadomski, M.A., NRP
John Grassham, B.S., NRP
Peter LeBlanc, M.S., NRP
Josh Lopez, B.S., NRP
Rick Lynn, B.S., NRP
Trevor Mayschak, B.S., DiMM, NRP
Robert McDaniels, M.S., NRP
Shelly McLaughlin, M.S., EMT-I
Brian Nees, B.S., NRP
Jason Williams, B.S., NRP

EMS Educators
Marvin Gouch, NRP
Christopher Robertson, NRP
Ken Schaaf, NRP


The UNM School of Medicine EMS Academy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Associated Programs

Undergraduate Program


EMS 106. Emergency Medical Responder. (4)

EMS 112. Wilderness First Responder. (4)

EMS 113. EMT-Basic. (8)

EMS 120. Introduction to EMS System. (3)

EMS 125. Wilderness EMT Upgrade. (2)

EMS 142. EMT-Basic Lab. (2)

EMS 143. EMT-Intermediate Lab. (1)

EMS 151. EMT-I Clinical and Field Experience. (2)

EMS 180. EMT-Intermediate. (5)

EMS 193. Emergency Medicine Topics. (1-3, no limit Δ)

EMS 200. Medical Mathematics. (1)

EMS 230. Medical Assessment and Management II. (3)

EMS 243. Paramedic Capstone. (2)

EMS 309. Prehospital Emergency Medicine and Operations. (3)

EMS 310. Prehospital Pharmacology. (3)

EMS 311. Medical Assessment and Management. (3)

EMS 312. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Emergencies. (3)

EMS 320. Medical Emergencies. (3)

EMS 321. Special Patient Populations. (2 to a maximum of 4 Δ)

EMS 331. Trauma Emergencies. (2)

EMS 341. Paramedic Lab I. (2)

EMS 342. Paramedic Lab II. (2)

EMS 351. Paramedic Clinical Rotation I. (3)

EMS 352. Paramedic Clinical Rotation II. (4)

EMS 398. EMS Topics. (1-3 to a maximum of 15 Δ)

EMS 399. EMS Problems. (1-3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 400. Advanced Assessment. (3)

EMS 402. Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Paramedic. (3)

EMS 403. Mountain Medicine. (3 )

EMS 404. Technical Rescue Course. (3)

EMS 405. Austere Medicine. (3)

EMS 406. Mountain Medicine Lab I. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 408. Mountain Medicine Lab II. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 421. EMS Education Internship. (3)

EMS 441. Principles of EMS Education. (3)

EMS 454. Paramedic Field Internship. (4)

EMS 455. Disaster and Emergency Management. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 456. Social Dimension of Disaster. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 461. Advanced Pathophysiology. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 465. Advanced Paramedic Clerkship. (1-6, may be repeated once Δ [4 to a maximum of 8 Δ])

EMS 469. Epidemiology and Statistics. (3)

EMS 470. EMS Research Analysis. (3)

EMS 475. Research in Acute Care. (3)

EMS 481. Community Paramedic: Public Health and Wellness. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

EMS 498. EMS Topics. (1-3 to a maximum of 15 Δ)

EMS 499. EMS Problems. (1-3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

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