Student Association of Healthcare Administrators (SAHA)
SAHA is a graduate student organization at the University of New Mexico where students interested in healthcare administration can come together. The organization's mission is to provide opportunities for students to interact with peers and healthcare industry leaders in order to develop the professional skills and networks vital to achieving their career goals.
For participation information, please contact SAHA's Advisor or connect with the organization through SAHA's Facebook page.
Mike has been employed continuously at that University of New Mexico Hospitals for over 20 years. Mike has spent much of his career in emergency services beginning as a staff nurse and incrementally working his way toward executive leadership. He has held roles such as RN supervisor, flight nurse, department director, executive director, assistant chief nursing officer, administrator of professional services and most recently, interim CEO. Mike is a “triple Lobo” earning bachelors and masters degrees in nursing as well as a doctoral degree in nurse practice from the University of New Mexico. Mike has been recognized as 2013 a “40 under Forty” honoree as well as the 2014 UNM Inspirational Young Alumnus for his accomplishments and commitment to the community at large. During his career at UNMH, Chicarelli has made numerous advancements and improvements to the Emergency Services Departments and shared his expertise, including participating in lectures, published works and mentoring those seeking to enter the health profession.
His dedication to improving healthcare for the citizens of New Mexico continues to remain his top priority. Mike considers himself blessed to be in a profession that allows him to pursue excellence and apply his dedication to achieve that priority.