Urogynecology Fellowship 

Become a well-rounded subspecialist in female pelvic surgical anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. The three-year urogynecology fellowship at UNM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  

You will gain a broad range of clinical, surgical and research experience, as well as comprehensive benefits while you train. Meet the faculty and fellowswho will mentor you during your fellowship.  

Fellowship Training Opportunities

Expect a high volume of complex pelvic reconstructive casesUNM's referral area includes all of New Mexico and parts of Texas, Arizona and Colorado.  

You will receive broad surgical training in laparoscopic, robotic, open and vaginal techniques, including training at our onsite simulation center. 

Clinical experiences include: 

  • On-month off-service rotations in gastroenterology, urology and colorectal surgery 
  • Two-week elective in a Rwanda fistula camp during your second year 
  • Patient care duties that include ambulatory clinic care and surgery 
  • Take call from home on a rotating basis for the female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery service (there is no call for general Ob/Gyn) 

You will be immersed in diverse collaborative experiences, including: 

  • Case presentations and discussions (weekly) 
  • Didactic seminars (weekly) 
  • Journal club with residents 
  • Morbidity and mortality meeting (quarterly) 
  • Ob/Gyn grand rounds (weekly) 
  • Travel to annual meetings of the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. The Division will provide financial support. We invite you to speak to the Division director about attending additional meetings. 

Research lays the foundation for data-driven care. You will be exposed to vast urogynecology research at UNM. Look forward to regularly participating in: 

  • Dedicated research didactics 
  • Ongoing faculty research 
  • The Clinical Translational Investigator Program 
  • Weekly research meetings 

Design, develop and complete your own research project with faculty guidance You can take advantage of free biostatistical support through UNM, as well as multiple grant opportunities.