July 24, 2020

New Mexico VA Health Care System

Tara McNulty

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Physician Assistant Post Graduate Residency in Mental Health

The New Mexico VA Hospital’s historic campus serves Veterans from across New Mexico and offers training opportunities in the full spectrum of Behavioral Health including Acute Inpatient Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry; Outpatient Mental Health (MH) Clinics with specialty care for PTSD and Substance Abuse; Suicide Prevention Team; 24/7 ER coverage; Urgent Care Walk-in MH Clinic; Primary Care MH Integration Program; Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (PTSD, SUD, and Domiciliary); dedicated Consult Liaison Team; and BH services in rural Community Based Outpatient Clinics. Our residents will also be able to attend didactic lectures with the University of New Mexico’s Psychiatry residents. The program is 1 year in duration.

The New Mexico VA Health Care System, located in Albuquerque, is seeking two individuals for a 1 year paid physician assistant post-graduate residency in psychiatry. Training will occur in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is tailored to allow graduates to sit for the Psychiatry CAQ. Graduates will be eligible for direct appointment to full time positions within the VA.


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