Family Medicine Residency Program

Message from the Director

Jamal Islam, MD, MS

Thank you for your interest in the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Family Medicine Residency Program. The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is a component of the University of Texas System and is located on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas. The Department of Family Medicine at UTMB was established in 1971. It was the first academic department of Family Medicine in the state of Texas. Since 1998, the Department of Family Medicine has been chaired by Dr. Barbara L. Thompson.     READ MORE...

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Program Highlights

  • Train in academic, rural and community-based settings
  • Develop personalized plan of study
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Play key role in patient-centered medical home setting
  • Four longitudinal tracks
  • Research and publications supported
  • Enjoy island life with 32 miles of sandy beaches
  • Convenient location, 58mi south of downtown Houston

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The University of Texas Medical Branch

Department of Family Medicine
Unversity of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1123

Jamal Islam, MD, MSJamal Islam, MD
Director, Residency Program

(409) 747-8593

Brittany WallaceBrittany Wallace
Residency Training Program Coordinator

(409) 747-8593

Kimberly Denton - Residency Program Manager

Kimberly Denton
Residency Training
Program Manager

(409) 747-8593
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