Contact Locum Tenens:

UNM Locum Tenens Program
801 Encino Pl. NE
Suite C-1
Albuquerque, NM 87102

(800) 243-7603
(505) 272-0110
(505) 272-2360 - Fax


Mailing Address:
MSC12 7125
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

UNM Locum Tenens 


The UNM Locum Tenens Program provides primary care practice relief emphasizing rural and medically underserved areas in New Mexico. The program allows primary care physicians relief for continuing education, vacation, illness, or assistance while recruiting. The program exposes upper level primary care residents and recent graduates to practices recruiting for primary care physicians.

Practice sites are usually billed a per diem rate for locum tenens coverage based on a sliding scale which prioritizes rural and medically underserved practices. There are additional charges for hospital coverage and weekend and night call availability.

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UNM Specialty Extension Services

UNM Specialty Extension Services (SES) provides practice relief and regular outreach clinics with special emphasis on the specialty needs of New Mexico’s rural communities. The goal of SES is to better meet the health needs of New Mexico’s widely dispersed citizens and health professionals.

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Our mission is to advance the strength and sustainability of those we serve in an effort to improve access to healthcare in communities throughout New Mexico. We place a strong emphasis on supplying high caliber staff to rural and medically underserved areas at affordable rates.

Contact Us

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact:

Byrch Williams, MD,, Executive Director, Director - Center for Community Partnerships