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Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) at The University of New Mexico Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology:

  • Offers outstanding clinical care statewide for women and newborns, especially from underserved populations
  • Trains medical students and residents
  • Has one of the longest-running American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology-accredited MFM fellowship programs in the nation
  • Conducts important research

Clinical Interests

Explore our wide range of clinical interests, which include:

  • Fetal echocardiography
  • First trimester screening
  • History of unfavorable pregnancy outcomes
  • Illicit drug use and pregnancy
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Prenatal diagnosis/genetics
  • Preterm labor/ruptured membranes
  • Rh iso-immunization
  • Trauma during pregnancy

National Recognized Research

Faculty complete widely recognized research in:

  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Evaluative education
  • Illicit drug use in pregnancy
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
  • Human chorionic gonadotropin levels predicting pregnancy outcomes
  • Omega-3 fatty acids and pregnancy outcomes
  • Labor induction
  • Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis
  • Physician workforce issues

Multidisciplinary Partners

We partner with specialists in:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family medicine
  • Neonatology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • We also collaborate with Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratories.