• Welcome the Family Medicine Class of 2018

    Mar 20, 2015
    The 2015 Match is complete and the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome our incoming resident Class of 2018.
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  • Congratulations to Our New 2015-2016 Chief Residents

    Feb 17, 2015
    We are very pleased to announce the new Chief Residents for the 2015-2016 academic year. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rebecca Burke and Dr. Hiram Martinez.
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  • Angela Shepherd, MD Named "Best of Galveston 2014" Physician

    Jan 06, 2015
    After a month of nominations, two months of voting, and well over 100,000 votes from people across the country, Galveston.com announces the winners of The 2014 Best of Galveston Awards. UTMB Health's Family Medicine Physician, Angela Shepherd, MD took the gold award for Best Physician.
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  • Barbara L. Thompson, MD named Texas Super Doctor again for 2014

    Dec 10, 2014
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to congratulate Barbara L. Thompson, MD, professor and chair, for being named one of Texas' Super Doctors® for 2014.
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  • Moshe Frenkel, MD presented October Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    Oct 27, 2014
    The Department of Family Medicine in conjunction with support from the W.D. & Laura Nicholson Family Chair in Integrative Medicine Endowment and the Charles H. and Mary Campbell Integrative Medicine Funding presented Dr. Frenkel on Thursday, October 23, 2014 for three great lectures on the role of the primary care doctor for cancer patients and the importance of food in caring for cancer patients.
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  • Family Medicine Supports Breast Cancer Awareness in their clinics

    Oct 13, 2014
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  • The Family Medicine Interest Group hosted its 4th Annual Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    Oct 13, 2014
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine and the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted the Fourth Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion workshop (PCP2 ) for medical students on October 9, 2014 at the Primary Care Pavilion on the second floor from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
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  • Student Awarded Pisacano Scholarship

    Aug 28, 2014
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that Alyssa Shell, a fourth-year medical student and MD/PhD candidate, has been awarded the Pisacano Leadership Foundation's scholarship for 2014.
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  • Family Medicine Seminar on Strolling Through the Match

    Aug 18, 2014
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted its annual Strolling Through the Match event on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in the Primary Care Pavilion. This year more than 40 students attended the seminar.
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  • Hussein Receives Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award

    Aug 18, 2014
    Hanan Hussein, MD was awarded the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award.
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  • Sierpina Selected as Educator of the Month

    Aug 08, 2014
    Victor Sierpina, MD was selected as July's Educator of the Month by the UTMB Health Academy of Master Teachers and the Advocacy Team.
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  • Elliott Advocates for GME Reform

    Aug 06, 2014
    Tricia Elliott, MD was quoted in a July 2014 article in the STFM News in support of the new Institute of Medicine's Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs. Dr. Elliott currently serves as the chair of the Academic Family Medicine Advocacy Committee and is a strong advocate for academic family medicine.
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  • UTMB Health Family Medicine hosted Evelyn Granieri, MD, MPH, MSEd for Grand Rounds

    Jul 01, 2014
    On June 19, 2014 UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine hosted Evelyn Granieri, MD, MPH, MSEd, for three great lectures. Dr. Granieri is Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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  • Residents Provide Sports Physicals

    Jun 27, 2014
    Each year, UTMB Health offers health screening to local children and teens in preparation for summer activities and school sports. In 2014, 12 family medicine residents worked side-by-side with four faculty members to provide these low-cost services at UTMB Health's annual Student Sports Physicals event, held June 21, 2014 at the Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes.
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  • Family Medicine Residents Skills Building Workshop

    May 06, 2014
    On Thursday May 1st the PGY1 UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine Residents took part in the second annual SIM Man Hospital Service Skills Building Workshop. Faculty, third-year residents and nursing staff led the first-year residents through 5 different night float scenarios utilizing UTMB Health’s advanced simulation center.
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  • Family Medicine Interest Group Announces 2014-2015 Officers

    Apr 28, 2014
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group has announced its 2014-2015 officers. The Family Medicine Interest Group is an interest group for medical students at UTMB Health who are interested in Family Medicine. If you are interested in participating, please visit their page on Facebook for more information or contact the Department of Family Medicine Medical Student Education program.
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  • Kolb Scholarship Winners Announced

    Apr 21, 2014
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship: Carah Howe (MS4), Roxanne Radi (MS4), Alyssa Shell (MS3), and Rebecca Tiemann (MS4). Kolb scholarship recipients are outstanding medical students who plan to go on to family medicine residencies or to practice family medicine.
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  • Panthers Last Seen Running Through Texas City!

    Apr 17, 2014
    A beautiful spring morning on Saturday, April 12th, 2014, brought walkers and runners out to participate in the First Annual Mainland Preparatory Academy Panther Express 1K and 5K Family Fun Run. This fun run was sponsored by the Mainland Preparatory Academy’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), UTMB Health’s Charles H. and Mary Campbell Lectureship Family Medicine Childhood Wellness Project and College of the Mainland.
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  • UTMB Future Doctors Learn How to Suture

    Apr 14, 2014
    On April 3, 2014 the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group hosted their 3rd annual suture workshop, known as the "PCP at the PCP Lite", at the Primary Care Pavilion. The event, sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program, was attended by over 30 medical students who learned suturing (stitching and knot tying) techniques and practiced under the supervision of Family Medicine Physicians and Residents.
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  • Family Medicine Residents Elected to Positions with TAFP

    Mar 24, 2014
    Two Family Medicine residents, Quaratulanne "Annie" Jan, MD and Soraira Pacheco, DO, were elected to positions for 2014-2015 with the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP). The elections took place during the resident meetings at the 2014 TAFP Interim Session, attended by family medicine residents from across the state. Dr. Pacheco was elected to be resident secretary, while Dr. Jan was elected to be the alternate resident delegate to the annual session of the TAFP.
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