Emergency Medicine

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

EMS Academy Advisor
Christina Anthony, M.A.
(505) 272-5757

Steven McLaughlin, M.D., Department Chair; Regents' Professor
Darren Braude, M.D., M.P.H., EMT-P, Chief: Division of Prehospital, Austere, and Disaster Medicine; Medical Director: EMS Academy
Lindsay Eakes, M.B.A., NRP, Director: EMS Academy and Paramedic Programs
Joshua Lopez, B.S., NRP, Director: Clinical Education
Ken Schaaf, NRP, Senior Program Manager
Barbara Conley, M.B.A., EMT-B, Program Planning Manager

Clinical Faculty
Darren Braude, M.D., M.P.H., EMT-P
Andrew Harrell, M.D., FAEMS 
Kimberly Pruett, M.D. 
Jenna White, M.D., FAEMS 

Coffee Brown, M.D., FACEP
Robert Buchanan, B.A., NRP 
Lindsay Eakes, M.B.A., NRP
Doug Gadomski, M.A., NRP
John Grassham, B.S., NRP
Daniel Hayek, B.A., NRP 
Joshua Lopez, B.S., NRP
Trevor Mayschak, B.S., DiMM, NRP
Shelly McLaughlin, M.S., EMT-I
Brian Nees, M.B.A., NRP
Jason Williams, B.S., NRP

EMS Educator
Marvin Gouch, 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).


EMS 106. Emergency Medical Responder. (4)

EMS 113. EMT-Basic. (8)

EMS 120. Introduction to EMS System. (3)

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 223. Principles of EMT Lab Instruction. (3, may be repeated once Δ)

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)

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 403. Mountain Medicine. (3)

EMS 404. Technical Rescue Course. (3)

EMS 405. Austere Medicine. (3)

EMS 406. Mountain Medicine Lab I. (3, may be repeated once Δ)

EMS 408. Mountain Medicine Lab II. (3, may be repeated once Δ)

EMS 411. EMS Systems Management and Public Policy. (3)

EMS 412. EMS Service Operations. (3)

EMS 413. EMS Management Internship. (3)

EMS 421. EMS Education Internship. (3)

EMS 423. Principles of Paramedic Lab Instruction. (3)

EMS 424. Advanced Principles of Paramedic Lab Instruction. (3)

EMS 441. Principles of EMS Education. (3)

EMS 443. Educational Technology and Medical Simulation. (3)

EMS 454. Paramedic Field Internship. (4)

EMS 455. Disaster and Emergency Management. (3)

EMS 456. Social Dimension of Disaster. (3)

EMS 458. International Disasters. (3)

EMS 461. Advanced Pathophysiology. (3)

EMS 465. Advanced Paramedic Clerkship. (1-6, may be repeated once 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, may be repeated once 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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