Wilderness Medicine Fellowship


Successful applicants must qualify for Board Certification in Primary Care discipline and licensure in the state of Nevada. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, medical school transcripts, copies of USMLE scores and three letters of recommendation to be considered for the fellowship. One of the letters of recommendation must be from the applicant's Residency Program Director. This year the UNR Wilderness Medicine Fellowship will be joining the other Wilderness Medicine Fellowships in the WMS match.

Be sure to look online at the WMS website for the match directions. Match will take place in late October so send your applications in early. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. For more information email either Adam Bellwood or Brandi Miller with Dr. Islas.  

* Please Note: Nevada has no state income tax; therefore, net income is relatively higher than elsewhere.

Resident Physicians

Salary Schedule by year for resident physicians
Program Year Salary* Monthly
I $60,070.01 $5,005.83
II $61,823.88 $5,151.99
III $63,832.47 $5,319.37
IV $66,493.26 $5,541.11
V $68,609 $5,717.42
VI $71,195 $5,932.92

Other Benefits

  • Vacation: 15 days per year
  • Paid Sick Leave: 15 days per year (includes Parental/Maternity Leave)
  • Education Leave: 5 days per year
  • Leave of Absence Available: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: University match of 6.2%
  • Lab Coats
  • Meals (On-Call)
  • Free Parking (Hospital)
  • Department specific certifications/licensure 


  • Professional Liability
  • Health Insurance: employee & family
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Contact us for more information

Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Coordinator