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First Nations

Welcome SIPI Students to

First Nations Community HealthSource

For more information contact your First Nations Representative at SIPI: Venus Etsitty at extension 505-922-6505


First Nations website link:


First Nations Community HealthSource is New Mexico’s urban Indian health center and a Federally Qualified Health Center in Albuquerque. For more than 43 years, First Nations has provided an integrated and culturally competent health delivery system that addresses the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of our community members. First Nations operates two clinic sites and four school-based health centers. In 2016, in recognition of the high quality of health care services provided, our health clinics sites were acrredited by AAAHC and certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home. In 2017, First Nations was recognized by the Health Resources Services Administration as a Healthy Quality Leader health center.  First Nations Community HealthSource is also a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed health center.


Mission: First Nations Community HealthSource is committed to providing a culturally competent comprehensive health delivery system integrating traditional values to enhance the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of American Indian/Alaskan Native families and other underserved populations residing in Albuquerque and the surrounding areas.


Linda Son-Stone – Chief Executive Officer