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Pathology Department
MSC 08 4640
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-4814
Fax: (505) 272-8084

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Comment (Posted September 2012)

Residency Program Name: University of New Mexico

Residency Program Director: Dr. Lesley Lomo, MD

Number of residents (per year / total):

4/yr - 16 total

Visas Sponsored:


Pros: Strong faculty support; excellent forensic & hematopathology programs; many opportunities for research (including presentations and publications: residents are frequently solicited for feedback and much of it is utilized to improve the program; entire day of preview time while on surg path; Strong CP training; Entire hemepath and forensic rotation



Average work hours on surgical path?

50-60; mainly dependent on resident's speed with preview day

Are you allowed to do external rotations?


Famous Faculty:

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time? Yes- full preview day on UNM Surgical Pathology

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes

Adequate AP Teaching? Yes

Adequate CP Teaching? Yes

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list: Forensic pathology; hematopathology; transfusion medicine; cytopathology; molecular pathology; surgical pathology

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? Yes

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Forensic Pathology FellowshipEdit

Hematopathology Fellowship Edit

Molecular Genetic Pathology FellowshipEdit

Surgical Pathology FellowshipEdit

Transfusion Medicine FellowshipEdit

Applications are being solicited by the University of New Mexico Department of Pathology. This fully-funded 1-yr ACGME-accredited position begins in July equips fellows with essential competencies in the clinical, technical, investigational and administrative aspects of blood banking, coagulation, and therapeutic apheresis. Fellows will have an integrated experience involving medical direction of a university hospital blood bank supporting a level I trauma center & NCI comprehensive cancer center, a regional blood center that supplies 46 hospitals in 4 states, a regional coagulation reference laboratory, a regional apheresis treatment program, as well as a rotation in laboratories that test over 2 million blood donations annually. Transfusion technology includes 8 BloodTrack internet-connected remote blood allocation refrigerators, solid phase, gel, and tube immunoserology testing as well as platelet crossmatch and a sophisticated HLA laboratory. Kaneka lipid apheresis and Dendreon Provenge collections compliment the full services apheresis and progenitor cell service. New Mexico’s mild four season climate and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities combined with a rich cultural heritage compliment the educational opportunities.

For more information contact Kendall Crookston, M.D., Ph.D. (fellowship director) at For applications contact Christina Garcia-Tenorio, MA at or (505) 925-0516.

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Post Sophomore FellowshipEdit