News

  • Chief Residents for 2018-2019

    March 29, 2018, 18:07 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Michael Allen, MD and Grant Pierre, MD will serve as Chief Residents of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program for 2018-2019.

  • Welcome the Resident Class of 2021

    March 16, 2018, 14:05 PM by Julia Essex

    The 2018 Match is complete, and we are pleased to welcome the Class of 2021 to the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program.

  • Program Filled in 2018 Match

    March 12, 2018, 10:20 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program is pleased to announce that the program has filled as part of the National Resident Matching Program's (NRMP) 2018 Main Residency Match.

  • UTMB Health Family Medicine Attends STFM in Austin

    February 5, 2018, 12:43 PM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health faculty, staff, and students attended the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Medical Student Education Conference this year in Austin, TX, February 1 - 4, 2018. UTMB was well represented with a total of six presentations and one poster.

  • 2017 TAFP Primary Care Summit

    November 15, 2017, 09:21 AM by Julia Essex

    Galveston Island, Texas – From November 9 to 12, 2017, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) hosted its 2017 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in Galveston.

  • Mathis Appointed to Represent AAFP

    November 7, 2017, 15:02 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Samuel Mathis, MD has been appointed to represent the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for 2017-2018 as a Resident Delegate to the American Medical Association's Resident and Fellow Section (AMA-RFS).

  • TAFP Observes Student Event

    October 31, 2017, 14:42 PM by Julia Essex

    The Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) was on hand to observe the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group's (FMIG) annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion, or PCP at the PCP as it's commonly known.

  • FMIG Hosts 2017 Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    October 26, 2017, 10:58 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG), along with the Department of Family Medicine, hosted the 7th Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion (PCP2) Thursday evening, October 12th from 5:30 until 8:30pm.

  • FMIG Reschedules Residency Fair

    September 7, 2017, 13:52 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) has rescheduled their annual residency fair to take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:30pm in Jennie Sealy Hospital 2.506.

  • Back to Normal Operations

    September 1, 2017, 11:07 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that as of 7 a.m. on Friday, September 1, the institution has declared an end to the emergency status related to Hurricane Harvey. Academic offices and clinics have opened, and will operate their normal business hours.

  • Hurricane Harvey Updates

    August 28, 2017, 11:28 AM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health continues to be operating at emergency status as of Monday, August 28. Jennie Sealy Hospital in Galveston, League City Campus Hospital in League City, and Angleton-Danbury Hospital in Angleton continue to be open, with emergency departments available to the community. One of the Department of Family Medicine's clinics, Family Medicine Clinic – Island West, is open today, Monday, August 28.

  • TAFP Recognizes Student Group

    August 11, 2017, 14:25 PM by Julia Essex

    The Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) announced the 2017 winners of its Texas FMIG Program of Excellence Award in August 2017. The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) was awarded first place.

  • Now Accepting 2016-2017 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship Applications

    April 11, 2017, 15:36 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to 3rd and 4th year medical student(s) at UTMB Health who meet high academic standards and express and interest in pursuing a career in family medicine. Past recipients have gone on to family medicine residencies or to practice family medicine.

  • Program Filled in 2017 Match

    March 13, 2017, 10:23 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program is pleased to announced that the program has filled as part of the National Resident Matching Program's (NRMP) 2017 Main Residency Match.

  • Chief Residents for 2017-2018

    February 23, 2017, 16:07 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Ndidi "Oge" Abara, MD and Nathaniel De La Cruz, MD will serve as Chief Residents of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program for 2017-2018.

  • Sierpina Recognized with Teaching Award

    February 20, 2017, 08:30 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Victor Sierpina, MD has been selected to be one of the 2017 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award winners in recognition of his outstanding teaching of students and residents in clinical settings.

  • Study Recognized by National Organization

    February 16, 2017, 12:35 PM by Julia Essex

    The Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) recently featured a study by Bret Howrey, PhD, of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, and M. Kristen Peek, PhD, of the UTMB Health Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health.