MARGARET J. NOLAN, MD, is a board-certified physician in both Internal Medicine as well as Hospice and Palliative Care. Originally from California, she obtained her medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. Arriving in New Mexico for a one-year internship with plans to further her training in Chicago, she fell in love with New Mexico and its people, and never left. After completing her residency in Internal Medicine at UNM she practiced Primary Care Internal Medicine for 11 years. She then began a focus in Hospice care and pursued specialty certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She had a house call practice for the homebound elderly, and worked directly in hospice care and later became part owner of Hospice of New Mexico for over 8 years. Since arriving in New Mexico, she met and married her husband, raised children, deepened her roots, and never looked back.