UNM Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Mailing address:
MSC 10 6000
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Phone: (505) 272-2610
Fax: (505) 272-1300

Residency programs

Application deadline for the Anesthesiology Residency Program is Nov. 1. Applications are accepted only through  ERAS.

Neck Impalement During Mountain Biking

A computed tomographic aniogram.

Drs. Deiry and Gerstein published in the New England Journal of Medicine. They removed a branch from a man's neck after he fell off of his mountain bike and impaled his neck on a branch. See the article here.

Anesthesiology Pain Research Lab

Hugh Martin, MD and Jeffrey Norenberg, PhD posing in lab

Hugh Martin, MD and Jeffrey Norenberg, PhD

The new Anesthesiology Pain Research lab was recently featured in HSC's News Beat, read an excerpt below.

Every creature with a nervous system experiences discomfort from time to time – but severe chronic pain presents a special kind of suffering.

A multidisciplinary team of UNM researchers is tackling this problem with the help of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory that will help them pinpoint how the nervous system responds to potential therapies.

“We want to focus on pain mechanisms,” says Hugh Martin, MD, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, who spearheaded construction of the new facility. “What are the deep-down neuronal injuries when you have a bone spur that constricts a nerve that comes out of the spinal cord?”

Read more here.

Continuing Medical Education

Presented through UNM School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology

The next open MOCA® course is February 28, 2016. Check for upcoming 2016 courses here.

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