Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Yvonne Ellington, MPA, PA-C

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Associate Program Director, Lecturer III

MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physician Assistant Program


Ellington is the Associate Program Director and a Senior Lecturer at the University of New Mexico Physician Assistant (PA) Program. She received her degree in Physician Assistant Studies from UNM in 2004. As a clinical PA, she previously worked in Orthopedics and in School-Based Health Centers. She now sees patients at the UNM Family Medicine Center. The majority of her time is currently dedicated to PA education and administration.

Prior to becoming a PA, Ellington worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) for several years primarily in Environmental, Safety & Health and Emergency Management organizations. She worked as a training specialist in the classroom and as an administrative team leader. Her greatest area of interest at LANL, as a clinical PA, and as a PA educator is in prevention of illness and injury.