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UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

By Michael Haederle | August 12, 2015
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center has achieved coveted “comprehensive” designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), putting it in a league with an elite group of institutions that provide the very highest level of cancer care. UNM takes its place alongside M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and 39 other institutions, with the comprehensive designation signaling its combined clinical and research expertise.
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Neonatal transport program turns 40

Neonatal transport program turns 40

By John Arnold | August 04, 2015
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. Those who run the program say it has played an important role in significantly reducing New Mexico's infant mortality rate over the past four decades.
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UNM medical students out serving more than 30 New Mexico communities

UNM medical students out serving more than 30 New Mexico communities

By Luke Frank | July 27, 2015
UNM’s School of Medicine PIE Program is a six-week clinical experience at the end of the first year in medical school. During PIE, students work in rural communities caring for patients and evaluating their problems as a springboard for studying the sciences basic to medicine. Students also have the opportunity to view medicine from a community perspective and to experience the lifestyle of the community physician.
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UNM’s Project ECHO® receives $14 million in funding from GE Foundation

UNM’s Project ECHO® receives $14 million in funding from GE Foundation

July 20, 2015
Project ECHO, based at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, creates new capacity to treat chronic complex conditions in local communities by expanding the skill sets of the providers who are already there. It links community providers with specialist care teams at academic medical centers to manage patients who require complex specialty care.
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