News

  • Qureshi Named Course Director

    February 14, 2017, 12:45 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Hammad Qureshi, MD has been appointed the course director for the Acting Internship (AI) in Family Medicine (FAMU 4001).

  • McKee Wins 2016 Galveston.com Best Of Honors

    January 4, 2017, 09:07 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine would like to congratulate Julie McKee, MD on being honored with the "Bronze" in the 2016 Galveston.com Best of the Island Award competition in the physician category.

  • New Team Leads Residency Program

    January 2, 2017, 10:29 AM by Julia Essex

    January 2, 2016 – Jamal Islam, MD and Tuere Coulter, MD assumed their newly appointed leadership roles today with the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program.

  • Faculty Selected as 2016 Super Doctors

    December 8, 2016, 14:10 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to congratulate Victor Sierpina, MD and Barbara L. Thompson, MD for being named one of Texas' Super Doctors® for 2016. The listing of Texas' Super Doctors is featured in Texas Monthly magazine.

  • Rural Doc Presents Grand Rounds

    December 5, 2016, 13:55 PM by Julia Essex

    R. Russell Thomas Jr., DO, MPH presented a lecture on December 1, 2016 as part of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine's Grand Rounds. Dr. Thomas presented "Country Medicine Revisited: The Evolution of Rural Medicine Over the Past 30 Years" and shared his thoughts and experiences as a small-town primary care physician.

  • Departmental Clinics' Medical Home Recognized

    November 16, 2016, 13:10 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that its three departmental practices—Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson, Family Medicine Clinic - Island East, and Family Medicine Clinic - Island West—have received renewed recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes.

  • Linda Hubbell

    November 14, 2016, 16:03 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine regrets to announce that Linda Hubbell (67) passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 after her battle with leukemia.

  • Changes in Family Medicine Residency Program Leadership

    October 28, 2016, 08:00 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is proud to announce that Tricia Elliott, MD has accepted the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs, Designated Institutional Officer, and Chief Academic Officer with the the JPS Health Network in Forth Worth, Texas. While we are very sad that Dr. Elliott will be leaving her current position as Director of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program, we are happy for her and wish her very well in her new position. We are also happy to announce that Jamal Islam, MD has accepted the position of Director of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program, effective January 1, 2017.

  • UTMB and Family Medicine Honor "Top Docs"

    October 14, 2016, 16:59 PM by Julia Essex

    On Saturday, October 8, 2016 the UTMB Health School of Medicine and the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) held a banquet and awarded 13 community-based physicians the 2016 UTMB Health Teachers of Distinction Award. Among the recipients were three family physicians who support students of the Department of Family Medicine: W. David Toronjo, MD, Bodo Brauer, MD, and Rogelio "Roger" Gonzalez, Jr, MD.

  • Another Great Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    October 7, 2016, 10:09 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) along Family Medicine faculty, residents and staff hosted the 6th Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion (PCP2) Thursday evening, October 6th from 5:30 until 9pm.

  • Andrea Link, MD to Present Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    August 2, 2016, 15:51 PM by Julia Essex

    Andrea Link, MD, a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, will be the guest lecturer during UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds on September 15, 2016. Dr. Link will discuss the identification of human trafficking victims in the primary care setting.

  • Team Participates in Health Fair

    May 23, 2016, 13:46 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • 2016 Family Medicine Research Day

    May 20, 2016, 12:50 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • 2016 Kolb Scholarship Awarded

    May 10, 2016, 10:33 AM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Dr. Julie McKee to speak at the 2016 Celebrating Women Conference

    March 31, 2016, 11:16 AM by Julia Essex

    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."