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Ogburn, Joseph Professor

Dr. Tony Ogburn MD, is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics at the University of New Mexico. He is also the Chief Medical Officer at the UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, a new community teaching hospital of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Until February, 2013 he served as the Division Chief of General Ob/Gyn at UNM and Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine. In addition to an active clinical practice in general Ob/Gyn he serves in a variety of leadership roles locally, regionally and nationally. He is the Region 5 representative to the Council on Residency Education in Ob/Gyn (CREOG) and serves on the organization’s Executive Committee. He is a member of the Surgical Collaborative in Ob/Gyn (SCOG), a group of national educational leaders charged with developing a surgical curriculum for all Ob/Gyn residents. He has served as the Vice Chair and Chair of the NM Section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOG and currently serves as the Legislative Chair and member of the Advisory Council for ACOG District 8. In 2011 he was selected nationally to complete a McCain Legislative Fellowship with ACOG in Washington, DC. He is a member of the ACOG Committee on Indian Affairs, serving as the Chair of the committee from 2007-11. He continues on the committee as the liaison for postgraduate education. Dr. Ogburn has won numerous teaching awards from students and residents. He has published and lectured extensively in the areas of resident and student education, family planning and general Ob/Gyn. Dr. Ogburn has been an advocate for improving health care for underserved populations throughout his career having served for six years in the Indian Health Service prior to coming to UNM. He has remained active with the Indian Health Service through the ACOG committee as well as serving as a volunteer on multiple occasions at the Indian Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD.