Obstetrics & Gynecology
MSC 10 5580
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131-0001
Phone - (505) 272-4051
2011-2012 Annual Report
A signature program delivering cutting-edge care for New Mexico women from adolescence to post menopause
All faculty achieved relative value unit scores (a standard of defining clinical productivity) that were at or above the national benchmark for university faculty.
Increasing Outpatient Visits
Compared with last year, the department’s number of ambulatory visits increased by 5% compared with 2% of all other departments.
Expanding Obstetrics Service
Compared with last year, the obstetrics service increased in maternal transfers (7%) and admissions (5%).
Our gynecology clinics were ranked among the most productive of the university clinics, while the maternal-fetal medicine clinics had the highest productive ranking of all 23 specialty clinics.
Inpatient Maternity Source
The Obstetric-Newborn service represents 27% of all hospital discharges and the highest patient turnover rate in the hospital.
The number of active research proposals per faculty member, submitted to the School of Medicine’s institutional review board was again greater than any other department within the school.
National Scientific Meetings
One or more abstracts were presented by the department’s faculty at sixteen national/international meetings.
Medical Student Research
Women’s health issues remain the focus of approximately 20% of the graduating students’ required research projects.