• Alumni Spotlight: Jorge Duchicela - Texas Family Physician of the Year

    Oct 17, 2018
    Congratulations to Jorge Duchicela, MD, FAAFP who received the distinction of becoming the 2017-2018 Texas Family Physician of the Year by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
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  • Residency Kicks Off Interviewing Season Sept. 27

    Sep 27, 2018
    It's Thursday morning September 27th at 7:30am and one-by-one we watch 10 fresh new faces walk into the Primary Care Pavilion with the anticipation of becoming one of UTMB Health's Family Medicine Residency Class of 2022.
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  • Joining Forces with Galveston County Health District

    Sep 25, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that it is expanding its women's health services through an agreement with the Galveston County Health District (GCHD).
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  • Presentations Accepted for STFM Conference

    Sep 24, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that members of its Medical Student Education Program have had four presentations accepted for the 2019 Conference on Medical Student Education.
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  • Residency Program Adds New Tracks

    Sep 18, 2018
    Beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, residents can apply to participate in one of four tracks during their training. The tracks give residents a clearly delineated plan to pursue more in-depth training in their area of interest. The currently offered tracks include focuses on faculty development, integrative medicine, obstetrics, or sports medicine.
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  • Expanding Women's Health Services

    Sep 17, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that our women's health services are expanding through an agreement with the Galveston County Health District (GCHD).
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  • Dr. Victor Sierpina selected for 2018 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

    Sep 04, 2018
    We could like to congratulate Dr. Victor Sierpina for being selected as a recipient of one of the 2018 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards. A special reception was held in Austin on August 9, 2018 honoring all of this year's recipients.
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  • Shepherd Named Clinician of the Month

    Sep 04, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that Angela Shepherd, MD was named Clinician of the Month for September 2018 by the UTMB Health Academy of Master Clinicians.
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  • Panel Discussion on Gun Violence and Gun Policy

    Jun 14, 2018
    On Monday, June 11, 2018 the Departments of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Community Health and the Institute for the Medical Humanities hosted panel discussions on gun violence and gun policy.
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  • Residency Introduces Quarterly Support Groups

    Jun 01, 2018
    The Resident Support Group meets quarterly and offers a structured forum to promote the developing resident’s well-being and an opportunity to explore emotions provoked by challenging cases, the doctor-patient relationship and the role of the physician.
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  • Samuel Mathis Joins Family Medicine Faculty

    Jun 01, 2018
    the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Samuel Mathis, MD will be promoted to Assistant Professor following his completion of the UTMB Health Integrative and Behavioral Medicine Fellowship in June 2018.
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  • FMIG Students Present at TAFP Coordinators Conference in Austin

    Apr 16, 2018
    FMIG Officers, Marysuna Wilkerson, Edward Strecker, CC Coyle and Kenzie Murphy, presented at the TAFP Coordinators Conference on Friday, April 13th.
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  • Department Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    Mar 30, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has published its 2017 Annual Report. The report summarizes our department's activities from September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017.
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  • Chief Residents for 2018-2019

    Mar 29, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Michael Allen, MD and Grant Pierre, MD will serve as Chief Residents of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program for 2018-2019.
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  • OPEN TO UTMB MEDICAL STUDENTS ONLY

    Mar 19, 2018
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is now accepting applications for the 2018 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship.
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  • Welcome the Resident Class of 2021

    Mar 16, 2018
    The 2018 Match is complete, and we are pleased to welcome the Class of 2021 to the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program.
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  • Program Filled in 2018 Match

    Mar 12, 2018
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program is pleased to announced that the program has filled as part of the National Resident Matching Program's (NRMP) 2018 Main Residency Match.
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  • UTMB Health Family Medicine Attends STFM in Austin

    Feb 05, 2018
    UTMB Health faculty, staff, and students attended the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Medical Student Education Conference this year in Austin, TX, February 1 - 4, 2018. UTMB was well represented with a total of six presentations and one poster.
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  • 2017 TAFP Primary Care Summit

    Nov 15, 2017
    Galveston Island, Texas – From November 9 to 12, 2017, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) hosted its 2017 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in Galveston.
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  • Mathis Appointed to Represent AAFP

    Nov 07, 2017
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Samuel Mathis, MD has been appointed to represent the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for 2017-2018 as a Resident Delegate to the American Medical Association's Resident and Fellow Section (AMA-RFS).
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