Welcome to Semillas de Salud
Semillas de Salud is a program for you if you are interested in a career in health or are already a health professional student in need of clinical experience. That includes: doctors, advanced practitioners such as Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, behavioral health providers such as LISW's, psychologists or psychiatrists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and pharmacists.
Just to meet the national average, New Mexico needs 880 providers and 4900 nurses. With the increase in primary care services provided by community health centers, these numbers will increase even more.
Since it's creation in 2009 Semillas de Salud has provided over 200 formal clinical rotations for health career students and over 300 health education presentations to youth interested in future health careers.