Thirty-five million adults in the United States are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD), including 17 percent of Native Americans in the Southwest.
Prostate Cancer Robot Celebrates 1st Year
August 26, 2009
University of New Mexico Hospitals will hold a public open house and free lecture on September 16, 2009 between 1-3 pm on the 1st floor of the Bill and Barbara Richardson Pavilion.S eptember is national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and also the “1st Birthday” for UNM’s advanced robotic surgical system, which has been used weekly to perform prostrate surgery. Dr. Satyan Shah, professor, UNM Department of Surgery, will discuss treatment options for prostate cancer and demonstrate how the new robotic technology is helping physicians perform surgery. Contact 272-5505 for more information.
The University of New Mexico Hospital’s Midwifery Practice has received a Triple Aim Best Practice recognition from the American College of Nurse Midwives.
As a means of supporting faculty and learners at the UNM School of Medicine in providing the highest quality medical care, the new Office of Professional Wellbeing (OPW) will provide initiatives that improve efficiency of practice, enhance a culture of wellness, and promote personal resiliency.