• Team Participates in Health Fair

    May 23, 2016
    A team of UTMB Health Family Medicine residents and faculty members participated in a health fair sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Texas City on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
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  • 2016 Family Medicine Research Day

    May 20, 2016
    The Department of Family Medicine held its annual Research Day on Thursday, May 19, 2016. All UTMB Health Family Medicine Residents participated, as well as many faculty members.
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  • FMIG Announces 2016-2017 Officers

    May 12, 2016
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group has announced its 2016-2017 officers.
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  • 2016 Kolb Scholarship Awarded

    May 10, 2016
    The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Petra Kelsey, Shawn Abreu, and Laurie Jansky are the winners of the 2016 Weldon G. Kolb, MD, Medical Student Scholarship.
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  • Dr. Julie McKee to speak at the 2016 Celebrating Women Conference

    Mar 31, 2016
    UTMB Health's Dr. Julie McKee, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs will be speaking at the 2016 Celebrating Women - Mind | Body | Spirit 9th Annual Conference, hosted by the Galveston Chamber of Commerce on April 14, 2016. Dr. McKee will be talking about "Living from the Heart."
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  • Department of Family Medicine Publishes 2015 Annual Report

    Mar 30, 2016
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has published its 2015 Annual Report. The report summarizes the activities of the faculty, staff, and residents of the department from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015.
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  • Welcome the Family Medicine Class of 2019

    Mar 18, 2016
    The 2016 Match is complete and the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome our incoming resident Class of 2019.
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  • 2016-2017 Chief Residents Announced

    Mar 04, 2016
    The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Dimple Desai, MD and Nicole Merli, MD, will serve as Chief Residents for the 2016-2017 year.
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  • UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Director, Tricia Elliott, MD, is sworn in as TAFP president-elect

    Nov 24, 2015
    We are proud to announce that UTMB Health family physician, associate professor and residency program director Tricia C. Elliott, MD was sworn in as the president-elect of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) at the 2015 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit this November.
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  • Three Family Medicine Preceptors Honored at the 16th Annual Top Doc Awards Ceremony

    Oct 28, 2015
    This year's UTMB Health, School of Medicine Teachers of Distinction Awards banquet was held on Saturday, October 17th. This year, three family physician preceptors, Dr. Leslie Garb, Dr. Dennis Pangtay, and Dr. John Kirkwood, were among the 10 recipients of the "Top Doc" awards.
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  • The Family Medicine Interest Group hosted its 5th Annual Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    Oct 13, 2015
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine and the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted the 5th Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion workshop (PCP2 ) for medical students on October 8, 2015 at the Primary Care Pavilion on the second floor from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm.
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  • Giles Awarded Scholarship

    Sep 24, 2015
    In September the Mary Susan Moore Society of Houston awarded Dr. Mercedes Giles, a first-year resident in the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program, one of their 2015 scholarships.
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  • Dr. Juliet McKee Named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

    Sep 02, 2015
    Congratulations to Dr. Julie McKee on being named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, UTMB Health School of Medicine.
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  • The 2015 AAFP National Conference in Kansas City!

    Aug 19, 2015
    At the end of July a group of UTMB Health medical students, family medicine residents and staff attended the 2015 Annual American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Conference in Kansas City, MO. The AAFP National Conference is an annual conference where people connect who share the passion of family practice, learn the ins and outs of family medicine and meet with potential residency programs and employers. The 3 day event is filled with events, educational lectures, an expo hall and lots of networking and social activities.
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  • Raley Elected to Academy of Master Teachers

    Jun 29, 2015
    Please join us in congratulating Jennifer Raley, MD, for being elected to the UTMB Health Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC).
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  • UTMB Students Help Bring Dental Care to Galveston's Poor and Homeless

    Jun 08, 2015
    After a year of planning, and hard work by Faculty, students, local dentists and Family Medicine Community Education Specialist Shannon Samuelson, the clinic held it's ribbon cutting ceremony on May 29th, 2015. The clinic is now open to provide dental services such as tooth extraction, drainage of periodontal abscesses, and treatment of gum and mouth infections at the St. Vincent's Clinic. [photos]
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  • Resident Research Day 2015

    Jun 08, 2015
    On May 21st the Family Medicine Residents participated in the Annual Family Medicine Research Day showcasing the research activities of their residents and interns. This research day is coordinated by the Family Medicine research faculty, Susan Weller, PhD, Angela Shepherd, MD, Alvah Cass, MD, SM and Bret Howrey, PhD as well as staff members Alma Salazar, Cassi Boatwright and Jennie Gounah.
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  • Congratulations to This Year's Kolb Scholarship Winners

    May 28, 2015
    We would like to congratulate Nathaniel De La Cruz, MSIV (pictured left), Petra Kelsey, MSIV (not pictured) and Brittany Taute, MSIV (pictured right) for being awarded this year's Kolb scholarship winners. The scholarship is a cash award.
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  • Congratulations to Tuere S. Coulter for Completing Scholars Program

    May 06, 2015
    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tuere S. Coulter for successfully completing the UTMB Health Scholars in Education Program.
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  • Now Accepting Kolb Scholarship Applications

    Mar 23, 2015
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship. Applications for the 2014-2015 scholarship are due by April 10, 2015.
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