• Family Medicine launches childhood wellness program

    Aug 09, 2013
    UTMB family medicine residents recently finished their first semester teaching a new childhood wellness program. Their students, fifth graders at Mainland Preparatory Academy in LaMarque, spent the spring learning many different ways to approach eating and lifestyle decisions.
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  • Student Talks about Rural Experiences on Radio Show

    Aug 08, 2013
    UTMB Health’s Petra Kelsey, a third-year medical student, was a guest on Marfa Public Radio’s Talk at Ten this May. Ms. Kelsey spoke with KRTS’ Rachel Osier Lindley about her experiences during her one-month experience through the Texas Statewide Preceptorship Program.
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  • Students for Integrative Medicine Group Names Officers

    Aug 02, 2013
    UTMB Health’s Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM) group has named its new officers. The SIM group serves as a forum for UTMB Health students to learn, experience and be supported in their exploration of integrative medicine.
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  • Record Number of Students Stroll Through the Match

    Aug 01, 2013
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted its annual Strolling Through the Match event on Thursday, July 18 in the Primary Care Pavilion. This year a record number of medical students, more than 60, attended the seminar.
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  • Scholarships Awarded

    Jul 25, 2013
    The Department of Family Medicine awarded a number of scholarships to the 2013 graduates of the UTMB Health School of Medicine.
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  • Family Medicine Welcomes New Faculty Physician

    Jul 23, 2013
    We would like to take this opportunity to welcome our newest faculty physician, Dr. Myers Hurt, III to the Family Medicine Clinic - Island West
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  • Family Medicine Presents Dr. Jun J. Mao

    Jul 23, 2013
    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 on August 22, 2013
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  • Congratulations to our "Texas Super Doctor Rising Stars"

    Jul 01, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine asks you to join us in congratulating Hanan Hussein, MD and Anika Bell-Gray, MD for being named one on of the Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars. Physicians honored as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of Texas physicians who have been practicing for approximately ten years or less.
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  • Join Us For 'Strolling Through the Match'

    Jun 27, 2013
    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.
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  • Kruse Presents Grand Rounds

    Jun 10, 2013
    Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH presented a Family Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Dr. Kruse's lecture was attended by faculty and residents from the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine as well as guests from around UTMB Health.
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  • 2013 Residents Pass Board Exam On First Attempt

    Jun 06, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased and proud to announce that all seven of our third-year residents in our Family Medicine Residency Program have successfully taken and passed the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) board examination.
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  • Family Medicine Residency Program Receives Accreditation Renewal From ACGME

    Jun 03, 2013
    The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently renewed accreditation of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program for an additional four years.
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  • Family Medicine Resident Nominated for Oustanding UTMB Resident

    Jun 03, 2013
    Naomi Jamal, MD, a first-year resident in the Family Medicine Residency Program, was recognized May 30, 2013 as a 2012-2013 Outstanding 1st Year Resident Award nominee.
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  • Residents Present at Resident Research Day

    May 31, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine hosted its annual Resident Research Day on May 30 in the Primary Care Pavilion. Seven posters were presented, and three research teams also gave presentations on their projects.
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  • Dr. Jerry Kruse to Present Grand Rounds on June 6

    May 17, 2013
    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).
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  • Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson Open House

    May 17, 2013
    On May 8th, 2013 the Family Medicine Clinic in Dickinson hosted an Open House to show off their new clinic space to the League City, Dickinson and UTMB Health community. The event was well-attended and the physicians, nurses and staff were there to offer tours and share all the wonderful work they do.
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  • Family Medicine Employees Honored

    May 14, 2013
    Several UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine employees were honored at this year's UTMB Health Employee Service Day ceremony, for having reached milestones. We're so proud of them all, and would like to add our congratulations.
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  • Eisenberg Brings Taste of Healthy Kitchens to Galveston Event

    Apr 11, 2013
    David M. Eisenberg, MD presented Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives suggesting that one way to combat the rising perils of obesity, diabetes, and inactivity is to return to preparing meals at home.
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  • Interest Group Elects 2013-14 Officers

    Apr 10, 2013
    Rachel Marinch, the current Co-President of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG), has announced that the group has elected their 2013-2013 officers following an overwhelming application response.
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  • FMIG Holds Match Day Panel for Medical Students

    Apr 04, 2013
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) held a Match Day Panel on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. The panel discussion, open to all UTMB School of Medicine students, featured a panel of senior medical students discussing the residency program application and interview process.
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