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  • Dr. Jorge Duchicela Wins Prestigious Educator Award

    January 8, 2014, 08:44 AM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Rural Training Track faculty member, Dr. Jorge Duchicela is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 TRHA Annual Rural Health Academic Preceptor Award for the State of Texas.

  • Department Publishes FY2013 Annual Report

    January 6, 2014, 08:44 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has published in 2012-2013 Annual Report. The report summarizes the activities of the faculty, staff, and residents of the department from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.

  • AMSA Members Keep Busy

    December 11, 2013, 12:45 PM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health's chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) has been keeping up a busy schedule this fall. This fall they co-hosted the annual Breakfast with the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) before the first year medical students took their Gross Anatomy & Radiology (GAR) midterm exam. UTMB Health AMSA members joined in a AMSA-sponsored panel at the University of Houston for college students considering attending medical school.

  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    December 5, 2013, 15:29 PM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine and The John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine present Dr. Bruce P. Barrett, Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin - Madison for Family Medicine Grand Rounds January 9, 2014.

  • Thompson named Texas Super Doctor ®

    November 5, 2013, 12:53 PM by Julia Essex

    Barbara L. Thompson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine, is being honored in Texas Super Doctors. A listing of Texas' Super Doctors will be featured in the December 2013 issue of Texas Monthly. This is the fifth time Dr. Thompson has been honored in this listing.

  • Another Successful Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    November 1, 2013, 15:19 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine and the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted the Third Annual Primary Care Procedures Workshop for medical students on October 10, 2013 at the Primary Care Pavilion on the second floor from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

  • Rural Training Track Residents attend Flatonia Health Fair

    September 25, 2013, 08:47 AM by Julia Essex

    During the morning of Friday, September 6, 2013, UTMB Health Integrated Rural Training Track Residents, Dr. Estela Mota-Garcia (Program Year 3) and Dr. Erick F. Alvarez (Program Year 2) represented UTMB and the Youens & Duchicela Clinic of Weimar by having a booth at the Flatonia Health Fair in Flatonia, Texas.

  • AMSA Student Group Kicks Off 2013-2014 Year

    September 17, 2013, 10:42 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health chapter of the American Medical Student Association kicked off its 2013-2014 academic year with its first meeting of the year on August 26th in the Old Red Amphitheater.

  • 2013 Primary Care Procedures Workshop Set for Oct. 10

    September 10, 2013, 09:47 AM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine and the Family Medicine Interest Group will host the Third Annual Primary Care Procedures Workshop for medical students on October 10, 2013 at the Primary Care Pavilion on the second floor from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

  • UTMB Family Medicine hosted Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE

    August 30, 2013, 16:26 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine would like to thank Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE who presented a lunchtime lecture on Integrative Medicine Oncology, a Resident Didactic Workshop and Family Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

  • PCP Community Health Fair

    August 13, 2013, 09:53 AM by Julia Essex

    The University of Texas Medical Branch hosted an open house and free health fair on Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Primary Care Pavilion. The event was titled "Back to School for All Ages." This event offered the Galveston community the opportunity to view the newly reopened Primary Care Pavilion and tour the upgraded clinic facilities.

  • Family Medicine launches childhood wellness program

    August 9, 2013, 13:06 PM by Julia Essex

    UTMB family medicine residents recently finished their first semester teaching a new childhood wellness program. Their students, fifth graders at Mainland Preparatory Academy in LaMarque, spent the spring learning many different ways to approach eating and lifestyle decisions.

  • Student Talks about Rural Experiences on Radio Show

    August 8, 2013, 09:08 AM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health’s Petra Kelsey, a third-year medical student, was a guest on Marfa Public Radio’s Talk at Ten this May. Ms. Kelsey spoke with KRTS’ Rachel Osier Lindley about her experiences during her one-month experience through the Texas Statewide Preceptorship Program.

  • Students for Integrative Medicine Group Names Officers

    August 2, 2013, 10:02 AM by Julia Essex

    UTMB Health’s Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM) group has named its new officers. The SIM group serves as a forum for UTMB Health students to learn, experience and be supported in their exploration of integrative medicine.

  • Record Number of Students Stroll Through the Match

    August 1, 2013, 10:32 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted its annual Strolling Through the Match event on Thursday, July 18 in the Primary Care Pavilion. This year a record number of medical students, more than 60, attended the seminar.

  • Scholarships Awarded

    July 25, 2013, 16:05 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine awarded a number of scholarships to the 2013 graduates of the UTMB Health School of Medicine.

  • Family Medicine Presents Dr. Jun J. Mao

    July 23, 2013, 14:53 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE will be presenting a lunchtime lecture on Integrative Medicine Oncology, a Resident Didactic Workshop and Family Medicine Grand Rounds on August 22, 2013

  • Congratulations to our "Texas Super Doctor Rising Stars"

    July 1, 2013, 12:12 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine asks you to join us in congratulating Hanan Hussein, MD and Anika Bell-Gray, MD for being named one on of the Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars. Physicians honored as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of Texas physicians who have been practicing for approximately ten years or less.