UNM Department of Pediatrics
Neonatal Transport Program Turns 40!
A unique University of New Mexico medical flight care program that has been a lifeline for thousands of sick newborns across the state is marking its 40th anniversary.
Since 1975, the New Mexico Newborn Transport Program, part of the UNM School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, has transported more than 16,000 sick, injured or medically unstable newborns from all over New Mexico and surrounding states. Read more.
Partners in practice: former patient inspired to care for others
Editors note: This is the third story in a three-part series exploring the lifelong bonds that can form between UNM physicians and patients when they meet in a moment of crisis.
UNM pediatric oncologist Stuart Winter, MD, was pleasantly surprised recently when he encountered former patient Courtney Nelson at UNM Hospital, where she is now a colleague. The encounter was a far cry from their first, when an 11-year-old Nelson was newly diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer mainly seen in children. Read more.
24th Annual Amazing Newborns Conference Nov. 5-6, 2015
The 24th Annual Amazing Newborns Conference, Rural to Referral: Seamless Care presents a well-balanced agenda that explores current issues surrounding neonatal care with a focus on stabilization in rural locations and current trends in blood transfusion and diseases in the newborn.
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