Staff Dr. Rayburn



William Rayburn, MD, MBA is a distinguished professor, Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, and emeritus chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. As a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, he continues to care for patients with complicated pregnancies. Dr. Rayburn is the recipient of several teaching awards and has been continuously funded for his research. His more than 700 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts presented at national scientific meetings deal with high risk pregnancy topics, physician workforce issues, and evaluative education trials. Dr. Rayburn’s current or recent national leadership positions include being Chairman of the Board, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME); President, Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME); and Senior Consultant of Continuing Medical Education for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The two most recent of his 19 professional reference books are Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care: Better Education, Better Patient Care (2018) and The Obstetrician-Gynecologists Workforce in the United States: Facts, Figures, and Implications, 2nd ed. (2017).