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Representing over 1,000 physicians, the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association is the premier professional membership organization open to those licensed physicians (MD or DO), residents, and interns living or working in the greater Albuquerque area. We represent physicians in every specialty of medicine.

As a component society of the New Mexico Medical Society, membership with the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association is processed by the New Mexico Medical Society. 

We welcome your interest and look forward to working with you as a member.

Regular Member Eligibility Requirements

Members must work within the greater Albuquerque area, which currently includes Bernalillo County and areas of Sandoval, and Torrance Counties.

Member must hold the degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy or a Bachelor of Medicine and must hold a license to practice medicine in New Mexico OR must be an intern or resident physician serving in a training program approved by the American Medical Association

Emeritus Member Eligibility Requirements

Emeritus members are those physicians who have been regular paid members of the Association who have been New Mexico Medical Society members for five or more years and are no longer in practice, for one of the following reasons:

  • prolonged illness;
  • absence retirement from practice for post-graduate work; or
  • retirement from practice.

Members who reached 70 years of age are excused from dues.

A member who has been a member for over five years and because of illness/impairment is working less than 20 hours a week is exempt from paying dues, until such time as that member can return to practice for over 20 hours per week

Special Member Categories

Affiliate Members

Affiliate membership may be conferred on New Mexico physicians who are located in a foreign country or United States possession and are engaged in medical missionary, education, or philanthropic activities, and are granted affiliate membership in the New Mexico Medical Society.

Affiliate members shall be exempt from the payment of dues.

Retired Members

Retired membership status may be conferred on a physician who has practiced medicine in New Mexico for less than five years and elects to retire from practice, or retires due to illness or to do post-graduate work, and who is granted retired membership by the New Mexico Medical Society. A physician who retires from work or practices outside of New Mexico and relocates to this state to live in retirement may also be a retired member. Retired members shall be excused from paying dues and may receive all publications of the Society.

Honorary Members

Honorary membership may be conferred upon any person who has received honorary membership in the New Mexico Medical Society. Honorary members shall be exempt from the payment of dues. An honorary member of GAMA may include a medical student enrolled in the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and who is a member of New Mexico Medical Society.

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