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If you cannot find the information you need or to request an application for privileges/membership to San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center or San Luis Valley Conejos County Hospital, please contact Jennifer Martinez in the Medical Staff Services department. 

Jennifer Martinez
San Luis Valley Health
Medical Staff Services
106 Blanca Avenue
Alamosa, CO  81101
Phone: (719) 589-8053
Fax: (719) 587-1430

Carmelo Hernandez, MD, Chief Medical Officer



Education & Training

  • Grand Rounds: San Luis Valley Health participates in Grand Rounds offered by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services on a weekly basis.  The event is held in the San Luis Valley Room at Regional Medical Center from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Miss a PGR (Penrose Grand Rounds)? Recorded copies may be available online for viewing!  The recorded copies of PGR Presentations are Not available for CME credit(s).  Recordings may be available on the online Video Gallery. Some recordings may not be available due to copyright laws.   

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Citrix From Home

We want to make it easy for you to access your SLV Health applications from home.  Follow these instructions to log into Citrix from your home computer.

1. You must have the Citrix Receiver software installed.  Download the software if you don't have it.

2. Go to on Mac, PC, or Linux.

3. After you log in, you will see all your available applications.

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Medical Executive Committee (2016-2017)



  Martin Sowards, DO, Family Medicine, President








  Kendal Knaus, MD, Pathology, Past-President








  Carissa Tripi, DO, Orthopedic Surgery, Vice-President







  Kristina Steinberg, MD, Family Medicine, Secretary







  Carelo Hernandez, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Treasurer






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Medical Staff Documents

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center Medical Staff By-Laws

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center Rules and Regulations

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center Credentialing and Hearing Policy and Procedure

San Luis Valley Health Conejos County Hospital Medical Staff By-Laws/Rules & Regulations/Policies & Procedures

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Affiliation Verification for Providers

San Luis Valley Health (Regional Medical Center and Conejos County Hospital) utilizes NAMSS PASSTM for verification letter requests.  NAMSS PASSTM (Practitioner Affiliation Sharing Source) is a secure, online database that provides quick, easy, and inexpensive access to the affiliation letters of our practitioners.  NAMSS PASS™ is a service offered by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS).  

  • Instructions for new NAMSS PASS™ users click here.

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