Events

  • February Grand Rounds: David P. Rakel, MD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX
    Dates: Feb 27, 2014 12:00 AM - Feb 27, 2014 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to present David P. Rakel, MD as he gives a Grand Rounds lecture entitled "The Clinician Effect: How You Trump Pills".

    Dr. Rakel is currently an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health. He is also the founder and director of its Integrative Medicine Program. Dr. Rakel is editor of one of the premier texts in this field, Integrative Medicine, now in its third edition. He is also the co-editor of the Textbook of Family Medicine and editor-in-chief of Primary Care Practice Update

    Dr. Rakel has received NIH funding to study the "clinicial effect" and to incorporate healing modalities into medical school curricula. His team was awarded a contract by the Veteran's Health Administration to educate VA clinicians across the country toward a "Personalized, Proactive, and Patient-Driven" cultural shift in health care delivery. He enjoys exploring complex systems and developing insight into how each can find a path towards health. 

    Dr. Rakel serves as one of 5 mentors for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health student body.  He has been awarded a number of teaching awards including the Baldwin E. Lloyd clinical teacher award, the UW Department of Family Medicine faculty excellence award, the Marc Hansen lecture award and the resident teacher-of-the-year award. 

    Dr. Rakel started his career near the Teton Mountains in Driggs, Idaho, where he was in rural private practice for five years before completing a two-year residential fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. He is board-certified in family and integrative medicine, has a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine, and is certified in interactive guided imagery.

    This educational forum is supported by the Marcel and Josephine Patterson Memorial Lectureship in Family Medicine, and the Jesse B. Heath Lectureship in Family Medicine.

     

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  • Sierpina gives Lifestyle Medicine presentation in Second Life

    Dates: Feb 8, 2014 01:00 PM - Feb 8, 2014 02:00 PM
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    As part of the HomeTown Science 3D Health and Science Talk Series, Dr. Victor S. Sierpina will give a presentation introducing the key concepts of Lifestyle Medicine.

    Essential factors are related to motivation and sustainable change, lifestyle-related health factors, and will address essential aspects of health promotion and prevention. These are nutrition, physical fitness, stress management, sleep, mood, injury reduction, medications and supplements.

    HomeTown Science 3D Presentations are in the virtual 3D world of Second Life and simulcast on the web.  See http://www.utmb.edu/hometownscience for more information on HomeTown Science 3D presentations, how to use Second Life to attend, updated information, and contacts.

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  • 3rd Annual PCP at the PCP

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 2nd Floor, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Oct 13, 2013 05:30 PM - Oct 13, 2013 07:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is hosting its 3rd Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion event on Thursday, October 10, 2013. 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. For more information, please see the flier for the event.

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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds by Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE

    Dates: Aug 21, 2013 07:00 PM - Aug 22, 2013 06:59 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE will be presenting a lunchtime lecture on integrative medicine oncology, a resident didactic workshop and Family Medicine Grand Rounds lecture on August 22, 2013. For more information, please see the news item announcing the event, the flyer announcing the oncology lecture, the flyer announcing his resident didactic session, and the flyer announcing his evening Family Medicine Grand Rounds.

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  • Strolling Through the Match

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Jul 18, 2013 05:30 PM - Jul 18, 2013 07:30 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) will host its annual "Strolling Through the Match" event on Thursday, July 18 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 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. For more information, please see the news item announcing the event.

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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds by Jerry E. Kruse, MD, MSPH

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Jun 6, 2013 05:30 PM - Jun 6, 2013 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Jerry E. Kruse, MD, MSPH will be presenting a Family Medicine Grand Rounds on June 6, 2013. Dr. Kruse is CEO of Southern Illinois University Healthcare (SIU HealthCare) and is President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). Dr. Kruse will present a talk entitled Healthcare Reform: The Triumph of Reason Over Power. For more information, please see the flyer for the event, and the news item announcing the event.

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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds by David Eisenberg, MD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 4, 2013 05:30 PM - Apr 4, 2013 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Integrative Medicine Lectureship in Nutrition is pleased to announce that David M. Eisenberg, MD will present a grand rounds lecture and discussion, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5:30pm in the Primary Care Pavilion. Dr. Eisenberg's lecture is sponsored by the Integrative Medicine Lectureship in Nutrition, with funding from the W.D. and Laura Nell Nicholson Lecture Series, and from the Charles H. and Mary Campbell Integrative Medicine Fund. For more information, please see the news item about this event.

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  • Integrative Medicine Lecture featuring David Eisenberg, MD (Open to the Public)

    Location: Galveston Island Community Center, 4700 Broadway, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM - Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Integrative Medicine Lectureship in Nutrition is pleased to announce that David M. Eisenberg, MD will present a lecture, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Noon at the Galveston Island Community Center. This lecture is open to the public, and will be followed by a luncheon. There is no cost associated with attendance, but seating is limited and attendees must register prior to the event. For more information, please see the news item about this event.

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  • Jesse B. Heath Lecture featuring James Giordano, PhD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 2, 2013 05:30 PM - Apr 2, 2013 07:30 PM
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    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine will present James, Giordano, PhD as he gives a lecture, A Right and Good Healing: Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Integrative Medicine on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. This lecture, sponsored by the Jesse B. Health Lectureship in Family Medicine, will be hosted by Howard Brody, MD of the Institute of Medical Humanities and by Victor Sierpina, MD. For more information, please see the news items about this event.

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  • Suturing Workshop at the Primary Care Pavilion

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Feb 6, 2013 06:00 PM - Feb 7, 2013 05:59 PM
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    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted a suturing workshop in the Primary Care Pavilion on Thursday, February 7, 2013. The hands-on workshop was sponsored by the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program and Julie McKee, MD, a faculty member in the department. For more about this event, please see the news item about this event.

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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Howard Brody, MD, PhD

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, Room 2.268, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Dec 6, 2012 05:30 PM - Dec 6, 2012 07:00 PM
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    Dr. Howard Brody, professor and director of the UTMB Health Institute for the Medical Humanities, will present "Professionalism 101" on Thursday, December 6, 2012 in room 2.268 of the Primary Care Pavilion from 5:30 to 7 pm. For more information, please see the event announcement.

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  • Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion 2.0

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Sep 26, 2012 07:00 PM - Sep 27, 2012 06:59 PM
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    This popular event will take place at the Primary Care Pavilion on September 27, 2012. This year about 100 medical students will be able to attend the hand-on training workshops led by Department of Family Medicine faculty and residents. 

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  • Suture Workshop

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Apr 18, 2012 07:00 PM - Apr 19, 2012 06:59 PM
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    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group hosted a suturing workshop on April 19, 2012 in the Primary Care Pavilion. More than 30 students attended to learn and practice under the supervision of Department of Family Medicine faculty and residents. For more about this event, please see the news item about this event.

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  • Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion

    Location: Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    Dates: Sep 14, 2011 07:00 PM - Sep 15, 2011 06:59 PM
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    The Family Medicine Interest Group hosted more than 100 students for a series of hands-on workshops with Family Medicine faculty and residents. For more information, please see the news item about this event.

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