Events

  • FMIG Hosts Suture Workshop - PCP Light 2016

    Location: 400 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Feb 11, 2016 05:30 PM - Feb 11, 2016 07:00 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group and The Department of Family Medicine Faculty, Residents and Staff at UTMB Health will host another great Primary Care Procedures Workshop at the Primary Care Pavilion (PCP2) on February 11, 2016 open to all medical students.  Space is limited and only open to first 50 registrants.  (link below is not active).  

    Primary Care Procedures Workshop

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  • Annual State of the Department address

    Dates: Nov 3, 2015 12:15 PM - Nov 3, 2015 01:15 PM
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    The Allen C. Shields Lectureship presents Barbara L. Thompson, MD on the State of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine on Tuesday, November 3rd.

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  • Interviewing Begins for Class of 2019

    Dates: Oct 15, 2015 08:00 AM - Oct 15, 2015 12:00 PM
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    Interviewing of candidates for the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program's Class of 2019 will begin on Thursday, October 15th. Candidates have been selected from more than 1,600 applicants. Those interested in joining the program have submitted their applications in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®).

    For more information or how to apply, please see the Residency section of this website.

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  • Annual PCP at the PCP

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 2nd Floor, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Oct 8, 2015 05:30 PM - Oct 8, 2015 08:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is hosting its Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion event on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The hands-on workshop will feature faculty members and residents leading small-groups learning and practicing suturing, splinting, joint injections, maternity care, and more. This event is sponsored by the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program and Jennifer Raley, MD, a faculty member in the department. Space is limited, so register today.

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  • Join Us For Linda Hubbell's Retirement Party

    Location: Open Gates, 25th Street and Broadway, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Aug 20, 2015 05:00 PM - Aug 20, 2015 07:00 PM
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    Please RSVP today! tsalinas@utmb.edu

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  • Strolling Through the Match

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston
    Dates: Jul 14, 2015 05:30 PM - Jul 14, 2015 07:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) will host its annual "Strolling Through the Match" event on Tuesday, July 14th at 5:30pm in the Primary Care Pavilion's upstairs conference room, 2.268. The event is open to all UTMB medical students and attendees - you do not need to be interested in family medicine. During the dinner and interactive seminar, attendees will discuss a variety of topics, including the residency application process, timelines, evaluating programs, how the “Match” works, and tips and tricks for writing CVs and personal statements, interviewing, and etiquette.

    Seating is limited and students must sign up to attend. For more information or to sign up, please call the Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program at (409) 772-3126.

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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds to host Abbey Berenson

    Location: 400 Harborside Dr., Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Jun 11, 2015 12:30 PM - Jun 11, 2015 02:00 PM
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  • Moshe Frenkel, MD Named Speaker for October Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    Location: 400 Harborside Drive, Suite 2.268, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM - Oct 23, 2014 07:00 PM
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    Moshe Frenkel MD  is the founder and  director of Integrative Oncology Consultants. He is a clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch and board-certified family physician with extensive experience in complementary and integrative medicine. In addition, he serves as the Chair of the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society of Integrative Oncology  and is faculty of the Center for Mind Body Medicine. 

    Prior to directing Integrative Oncology Consultants, Dr. Frenkel was the medical director of the Integrative Medicine Program at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. Dr. Frenkel founded the first Integrative Medicine clinic in this center. The clinic provides consultations to patients touched by cancer on the best way to integrate complementary and integrative medicine to their care.

    Dr. Frenkel is an internationally recognized expert in integrative oncology with multiple publications related to the best way to integrate integrative medicine into conventional care. He has published over 70 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and has coauthored chapters on Integrative Medicine in leading oncology textbooks.  

    Dr. Frenkel received his medical degree in 1980 from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel, and received his diploma in family medicine from the Hebrew University, Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed a family practice residency at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue, N.Y., which was affiliated with Stony Brook University. 

    Prior to joining M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Dr Frenkel was a faculty member at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He served there as a key contributor to a National Institutes of Health grant on integrating integrative medicine into the medical school curriculum, as well as providing integrative medicine  consultations to patients and families. 

    Since 2011 he directs an integrative oncology service in The Institute of Oncology in Meir Medical Center in Israel.

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Frenkel by attending one of his lectures.  
    Both Grand Round Lectures are open to all students, residents and faculty.  The resident didactic lecture is limited to Family Medicine residents and faculty.

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  • Helping Hands 2014

    Dates: Oct 11, 2014 08:00 AM - Oct 11, 2014 12:00 PM
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    Join the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) as they hold their 3rd annual Helping Hands Event. For more information, please see the FMIG page on Facebook.

    On Saturday, October 11th the group will be providing flue shots at the Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless.  Then on Saturday October 18th the group will begin the day at 8 am at the Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless' open-air clinic, providing patient care and distributing hygiene packs. From there, the group will volenteer at the St. Vincent's House Free Clinic beginning at 10 am. (the schedule is still tentative)

    Faculty and residents who are interested in volunteering should contact Julie McKee, MD. Students interested in participating should contact the FMIG through their Facebook page

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  • Annual Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    Location: 400 Harborside Dr., 2nd Floor, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Oct 9, 2014 05:30 PM - Oct 9, 2014 09:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is hosting its 4th Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion event on Thursday, October 9, 2014. The hands-on workshop will feature faculty members and residents leading small-groups learning and practicing suturing, splinting, joint injections, maternity care, and more. This event is sponsored by the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program and Julie McKee, MD, a faculty member in the department. 

    REGISTER HERE
    Primary Care Procedures Workshop Flyer 2014

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  • 2014 UTMB Health Residency Fair

    Location: Levin Hall Dining Room
    Dates: Sep 11, 2014 05:00 PM - Sep 11, 2014 07:00 PM
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    Both the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) and the Family Medicine residents will take part in the annual residency fair on campus.  More information to come.

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  • UTMB Health Welcome Weekend

    Location: Moody Medical Library on Market St.
    Dates: Aug 23, 2014 08:30 AM - Aug 23, 2014 04:30 PM
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    The student run Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at UTMB Health will be onsite for the annual Welcome Weekend on August 23rd, 2014.  Please stop by and say hi and pick up information for becoming a part of this active student group.  You can also check out their facebook page here.





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  • Strolling Through the Match

    Location: 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Aug 14, 2014 05:30 PM - Aug 14, 2014 07:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) will host its annual "Strolling Through the Match" event on Thursday, August 14th at 5:30pm in the Primary Care Pavilion's upstairs conference room, 2.268. The event is open to all UTMB medical students and attendees - you do not need to be interested in family medicine. During the dinner and interactive seminar, attendees will discuss a variety of topics, including the residency application process, timelines, evaluating programs, how the “Match” works, and tips and tricks for writing CVs and personal statements, interviewing, and etiquette. 

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  • July Grand Rounds: Alicia Monroe, MD

    Location: 400 Harborside Dr. Rm 2.268, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Jul 10, 2014 05:30 PM - Jul 10, 2014 07:00 PM
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    Alicia Monroe, MD - Baylor College of MedicineUTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine is pleased to host Alicia Monroe, MD, Senior Dean of Education and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development at Baylor College of Medicine as guest lecturer for Grand Rounds on July 10, 2014.  Dr. Monroe will also present a resident didactic lecture earlier that day.  The topics of both lectures and additional details are pending.  Please check back at the end of June for more details.

    Dr. Monroe was appointed as Senior Dean of Education and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs and Faculty Development at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas in February 2014.  At BCM, Dr. Monroe oversees the Medical School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Allied Health Sciences, and the National School of Tropical Medicine. In addition she has oversight for Faculty Development, Professionalism, Diversity, and GME programs across BCM and its affiliated teaching hospitals. She also serves as a member of the BCM Academic Council.

    She formerly served as the Chief Academic Officer, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM), University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.  At USF MCOM, Dr. Monroe provided oversight for the undergraduate medical education programs, the physical therapy program and the masters programs in graduate studies. She developed a new medical education program in partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network that integrates curriculum and training in emotional intelligence, leadership, values-based patient-centered care, quality and safety and interprofessional team-based care. She led a professionalism initiative at MCOM that engaged senior leaders, faculty, residents and students. Dr. Monroe’s scholarly interests include physician-patient communication, cross-cultural communication, leadership training and mentoring students and faculty. 

    Prior to coming to USF MCOM, Dr. Monroe was on the faculty of the Alpert Medical School at Brown University where she served as the Associate Dean for Minority Affairs and professor of family medicine. Dr. Monroe earned her MD degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed an internship in psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and a residency in family medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Early in her career, Dr. Monroe was involved in leadership roles in graduate medical education. She has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards. She is a member and past president of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education, a national organization of medical educators dedicated to creatively and innovatively applying social and behavioral science knowledge to medical education.  She served on the Association for American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Behavioral and Social Sciences Expert Panel and was a contributor to the Behavioral and Social Sciences Foundations for Future Physicians.  Dr. Monroe was also a member of the AAMC MR5 Committee, the group convened to undertake the fifth review of the medical college admissions test and recommend changes for a new version of the exam to be implemented in 2015. She currently serves as the chair of the AAMC Advisory Committee on Holistic Review.  She completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program in 2007. ELAM is a nationally recognized program of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. 

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  • June Grand Rounds: Evelyn Granieri, MD, MPH, MSEd

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Jun 19, 2014 05:30 PM - Jun 19, 2014 07:30 PM
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    Evelyn C. Graniere, MD, MPH, MSEd

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  • April Grand Rounds: Samuel C. Matheny, MD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 24, 2014 05:30 PM - Apr 24, 2014 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH, The Nicholas J. Pisacano MD Chair of Family and Community Medicine, Assistant Provost for Global Health Initiatives, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY  will be joining us to present a Grand Rounds lecture on April 24, 2014. 

    Dr. Matheny's featured presentation will be on ​Global Health and the Search for Equity-What Can Medical Schools Offer?

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    Samuel Matheny Presents April Grand Rounds


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  • Helping Hands (FMIG)

    Dates: Apr 5, 2014 08:00 AM - Apr 5, 2014 12:00 PM
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    Join the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) as they hold their 2nd annual Helping Hands Event. For more information, please see the FMIG page on Facebook.

    The group will begin the day at 8 am at the Luke Society Medical Mission to the Homeless' open-air clinic, providing patient care and distributing hygiene packs. From there, the group will volenteer at the St. Vincent's House Free Clinic beginning at 10 am.

    Faculty and residents who are interested in volunteering should contact Julie McKee, MD. Students interested in participating should contact the FMIG through their Facebook page

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  • PCP at the PCP Lite (FMIG)

    Location: 400 Harborside Drive, 2.268, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 3, 2014 05:30 PM - Apr 3, 2014 07:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is pleased to announce its PCP at the PCP Lite, a primary care procedures workshop focusing on suturing skills and techniques, held in the Primary Care Pavilion. This year's PCP at the PCP Lite will take place on April 3, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

    Space at this free workshop is limited to only 30 students, and pre-registration is required. 

    Check back again later for more information on how to sign up.

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  • UTMB Health's 3rd Annual Stress Less Week

    Dates: Mar 26, 2014 07:00 PM - Apr 6, 2014 06:59 PM
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    The UTMB Health John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine, the UTMB Health Office of Student Life, as well as University Student Services' Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Government Association (SGA), the UTMB Health student chapters of the American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association (AMA/TMA), the UTMB Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM), and Students Together for Service (STS) present the 3rd Annual Stress Less Week March 31 – April 6, 2014.

    Some events may be restricted to UTMB Health students only. Please contact the UTMB Health Office of Student Life for more information.

    Schedule of Events

    Monday Mar. 31

    -"Leave Your Stress Behind" graffiti walls up outside SHP and the library! Write or draw your stress and leave it behind!

    -Zumba, 5:15PM at field house

    -Yoga, 6:15PM at field house

     

    Tuesday, Apr. 1

    -Lunch talk at SHP 1.102/1.108 with Schlotzky's box lunches!

    -Beginner's Yoga, 5:15PM at the Field House

     

    Wednesday, Apr. 2

    -Lunch talk at SHP 1.102/1.108, lunch Olympia Grill! Featuring Rachel Pearson and Sarah Baker, St. Vincent's clinic student directors.

    Sponsored in part by Students Together for Service (STS).

    -Meditation, 6PM at field house

     

    Thursday, Apr. 3

    -Lunch talk at SHP 1.102/1.108, lunch TBA (Sunflower Cafe or Leon's BBQ). Featuring "Stress Busters!" workshop provided by Counseling and Psychological Services at UTMB.

    -TGIT with Chipotle burritos, mini-massages 5-7 PM, and de-stress activities

     

    Friday, Apr. 4

    -Yoga, 8AM at the field house

    -Zumba, 12n at the field house

    -Hot Coffee/Chocolate and Hugs/High Fives, Jamail Student Center and SHP 11AM-1PM -Zumba, 5:15PM at the field house

     

    Saturday, Apr. 5

    -Yoga, 9AM at the field house

     

    Sunday, Apr. 6

    -Galveston's Own Farmer's Market meet up, 9AM-1PM at 2508 Post Office (rain or shine!) -Meditation, 6PM at the field house

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  • March Grand Rounds: Joshua Freeman, MD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Mar 6, 2014 05:30 PM - Mar 6, 2014 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Joshua Freeman, MD will be joining us for a Grand Rounds lecture on March 6, 2014. 
    Joshua Freeman - Grand Rounds Lecturer
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    Dr. Freeman is the Alice M. Patterson, MD, and Harold L. Patterson, MD Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Chief of Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Hospital, and is also Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and of Health Policy and Management. He serves nationally as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is Assistant Editor of the journal Family Medicine, is on the Board of Southwest Boulevard Family Care, and has previously served as Treasurer of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), and on the Boards of the REACH Healthcare Foundation and Physicians for Reproductive Health and Choice. He is co-faculty advisor for the JayDoc Student-run Free Clinic, and for the Community Leadership track longitudinal elective. He served as Chair of the Steering Committee for Curricular Change (2003-05), and is a charter member of the School of Medicine's Academy of Medical Educators.
     
    Dr. Freeman was a Fulbright Scholar in São Paulo, Brazil in 2003, and consults there frequently on establishment of family medicine in that country. In 2007-08, Dr. Freeman completed the joint American Council on Education fellowship to train leaders in higher education and the STFM Foundation Bishop Fellowship. His host institution was the University of New Mexico, where his mentor was Paul Roth, MD, Dean of the Medical School and Executive Vice President for Health Sciences. He received the STFM's highest honor, the Recognition Award, in 2006.
     
    Dr. Freeman is a graduate of the Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, and completed his Family Medicine residency at Cook County Hospital, and a Faculty Development Fellowship and General Preventive Medicine residency at the University of Arizona. Prior to coming to KUMC in 2002, he previously served as Residency Program Director and Interim Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and at Cook County Hospital in Chicago where he was also on the faculty of the University of Illinois Schools of Medicine and Public Health. His research interests include medical education, faculty development and curricular innovation, and health care for underserved populations.

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