• Jesse B Heath Lectureship April 2nd

    Mar 04, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that James Giordano, PhD will be presenting a lecture, A Right and Good Healing: Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Integrative Medicine, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
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  • Palepu Wins AFMRD Scholarship

    Feb 25, 2013
    UTMB Health Family Medicine resident Sai Palepu, MD has been selected as one of ten recipients of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors Family Medicine Congressional Conference resident scholarship.
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  • 2013-2014 Family Medicine Chief Residents Announced

    Feb 25, 2013
    On Friday, February 22, 2013 the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine proudly announced its chief residents for the 2013-2014 year: Manju Mahajan, MD, Laura Porterfield, MD, and Estela Mota-Garcia, MD.
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  • Family Medicine Alumna Named Texas Super Doctor "Rising Star"

    Feb 22, 2013
    Anika Bell-Gray, MD, a 2002 graduate of the UTMB Health School of Medicine and 2005 graduate of the Family Medicine Residency Program, was recently notified that she has been named one of the "Rising Stars" among Texas' Super Doctors on www.superdoctors.com.
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  • Department Publishes 2012 Annual Report

    Feb 18, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has published in 2011-2012 Annual Report. The report summarizes the activities of the faculty, staff, and residents of the department from September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012.
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  • Saleh Elsaid, MD Installed as Vice-President of Galveston Medical Society

    Feb 08, 2013
    Saleh Elsaid, MD, Assistant Professor in the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, will be installed as the Vice-President of the Galveston County Medical Society on February 15, 2013. A reception and dinner to introduce and honor this year's officers will be held at the San Luis Hotel in Galveston, Texas.
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  • Ansari Wins Gold Humanism Society Resident Teaching Award

    Feb 08, 2013
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to congratulate Saquib Ansari, MD, on winning the 2013 Gold Humanism Society's Resident Teaching Award. Dr. Ansari, currently a third-year resident and serving as Chief Resident, was selected by the UTMB Health School of Medicine Class of 2014 for his efforts in teaching medical students and for being an example of humanistic and professional values.
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  • Interest Group Hosts Suturing Workshop

    Feb 08, 2013
    The 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. Family medicine faculty members and residents served as instructors and taught the students suturing techniques and supervised their practice of the techniques.
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  • Holiday Wishes from the Department of Family Medicine

    Dec 13, 2012
    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine would like to wish everyone — patients, employees, students, and our neighbors — a happy 2012 holiday season.
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  • Rural Track Hospitals Recognized for Excellence

    Dec 03, 2012
    The Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH), in conjunction with iVantage Health Analytics, has recognized two hospitals connected to the UTMB Health Family Medicine Integrated Rural Training Track as part of its iVantage Hospital Strength Index rating system. Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus, Texas has been recognized
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  • Howard Brody, MD, PhD to Present Grand Rounds

    Nov 30, 2012
    The University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Family Medicine proudly presents Howard Brody, MD, PhD, as their 2012 Allan C. Shields Lectureship Grand Rounds Speaker. Dr. Brody will present 'Professionalism 101', Thursday, December 6, 2012
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  • A New Addition to the Family of Family Medicine!

    Oct 18, 2012
    There's a new family medicine doctor in the house. Dr. Tuere Coulter joined the Department of Family Medicine on October 15. Dr. Coulter is a faculty member in the Family Medicine Residency Program and will care for patients at our Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson. She will be supervising residents and assisting Dr. Julie McKee in obstetric care, including labor and delivery.
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  • Rural Training Track Director Named TAFP Member of the Month

    Oct 18, 2012
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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds A Great Success!

    Sep 10, 2012
    The first Family Medicine Grand Rounds of the 2012-2013 academic year was a great success! Dr. Richard Goodgame, Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UTMB, presented his lecture “Conversing in Flesh’’ to a receptive audience of residents, medical students and faculty at the Primary Care Pavilion.
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  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds, September 6th with Dr. Goodgame

    Aug 20, 2012
    UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine host Grand Rounds with Dr. Richard Goodgame from the Department of Internal Medicine on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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  • Family Medicine Clinic Moves to New Location in Dickinson

    Jul 31, 2012
    Family Medicine Clinic – Dickinson has moved to a new location at 2401 W. FM 646 in Dickinson, from its old location on Hughes Court.
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  • Elliott Sworn In As TAFP Parliamentarian

    Jul 30, 2012
    Dr. Tricia Elliott, MD, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Residency Program Director for the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, was sworn in as parliamentarian of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) at their Annual Session and Scientific Assembly on July 13, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
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  • Residents Win Awards at TAFP Physician Research Poster Competition

    Jul 30, 2012
    Two posters presented by Department of Family Medicine residents won honors at the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) Annual Session and Scientific Assembly on July 13, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
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  • Family Medicine Interest Group Announces New Officers

    Jun 21, 2012
    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group has announced its 2012-2013 officers. Fourth-year medical students Rachel Marinch and Christine Horstmeyer will serve as co-presidents of the student-led group.
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  • Family Medicine Welcomes Debby Chambers

    Jun 06, 2012
    We are pleased to announce that Debby Chambers, MBA, has been appointed Vice Chair of Administration in the Departments of Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Community Health, the Institute for the Medical Humanities, and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine, effective July 9.
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