• Resident Research Day 2015

    June 8, 2015, 15:31 PM by Julia Essex

    On May 21st the Family Medicine Residents participated in the Annual Family Medicine Research Day showcasing the research activities of their residents and interns. This research day is coordinated by the Family Medicine research faculty, Susan Weller, PhD, Angela Shepherd, MD, Alvah Cass, MD, SM and Bret Howrey, PhD as well as staff members Alma Salazar, Cassi Boatwright and Jennie Gounah.

  • Congratulations to This Year's Kolb Scholarship Winners

    May 28, 2015, 17:42 PM by Julia Essex

    We would like to congratulate Nathaniel De La Cruz, MSIV (pictured left), Petra Kelsey, MSIV (not pictured) and Brittany Taute, MSIV (pictured right) for being awarded this year's Kolb scholarship winners. The scholarship is a cash award.

  • Now Accepting Kolb Scholarship Applications

    March 23, 2015, 16:11 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship. Applications for the 2014-2015 scholarship are due by April 10, 2015.

  • Welcome the Family Medicine Class of 2018

    March 20, 2015, 14:19 PM by Julia Essex

    The 2015 Match is complete and the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome our incoming resident Class of 2018.

  • Congratulations to Our New 2015-2016 Chief Residents

    February 17, 2015, 16:04 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Angela Shepherd, MD Named "Best of Galveston 2014" Physician

    January 6, 2015, 10:11 AM by Julia Essex

    After a month of nominations, two months of voting, and well over 100,000 votes from people across the country, 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.

  • Moshe Frenkel, MD presented October Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    October 27, 2014, 09:03 AM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Student Awarded Pisacano Scholarship

    August 28, 2014, 11:35 AM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Family Medicine Seminar on Strolling Through the Match

    August 18, 2014, 11:17 AM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Sierpina Selected as Educator of the Month

    August 8, 2014, 14:28 PM by Julia Essex

    Victor Sierpina, MD was selected as July's Educator of the Month by the UTMB Health Academy of Master Teachers and the Advocacy Team.

  • Elliott Advocates for GME Reform

    August 6, 2014, 17:09 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Residents Provide Sports Physicals

    June 27, 2014, 13:52 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Family Medicine Residents Skills Building Workshop

    May 6, 2014, 12:20 PM by Julia Essex

    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.

  • Family Medicine Interest Group Announces 2014-2015 Officers

    April 28, 2014, 08:51 AM by Julia Essex

    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.