MSC 08 4640
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4814
Fax: (505) 272-8084
Comment (Posted September 2012)
Residency Program Name: University of New Mexico
Residency Program Director: Dr. Lesley Lomo, MD
Number of residents (per year / total):
4/yr - 16 total
Pros: Strong faculty support; excellent forensic & hematopathology programs; many opportunities for research (including presentations and publications: residents are frequently solicited for feedback and much of it is utilized to improve the program; entire day of preview time while on surg path; Strong CP training; Entire hemepath and forensic rotation
Average work hours on surgical path?
50-60; mainly dependent on resident's speed with preview day
Are you allowed to do external rotations?
Do you feel you have:
Adequate preview time? Yes- full preview day on UNM Surgical Pathology
Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
Adequate AP Teaching? Yes
Adequate CP Teaching? Yes
Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list: Forensic pathology; hematopathology; transfusion medicine; cytopathology; molecular pathology; surgical pathology
CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? Yes
Applications are being solicited by the University of New Mexico Department of Pathology. This fully-funded 1-yr ACGME-accredited position begins in July equips fellows with essential competencies in the clinical, technical, investigational and administrative aspects of blood banking, coagulation, and therapeutic apheresis. Fellows will have an integrated experience involving medical direction of a university hospital blood bank supporting a level I trauma center & NCI comprehensive cancer center, a regional blood center that supplies 46 hospitals in 4 states, a regional coagulation reference laboratory, a regional apheresis treatment program, as well as a rotation in laboratories that test over 2 million blood donations annually. Transfusion technology includes 8 BloodTrack internet-connected remote blood allocation refrigerators, solid phase, gel, and tube immunoserology testing as well as platelet crossmatch and a sophisticated HLA laboratory. Kaneka lipid apheresis and Dendreon Provenge collections compliment the full services apheresis and progenitor cell service. New Mexico’s mild four season climate and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities combined with a rich cultural heritage compliment the educational opportunities.
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