News

  • Family Medicine Interest Group Hosts Suture Workshop

    May 22, 2012, 16:00 PM by Julia Essex

    On April 19, 2012 the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group hosted a suture workshop at the Primary Care Pavilion. The event, sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine's Medical Student Education Program, was attended by over 30 medical students who learned suturing techniques and practiced under the supervision of Family Medicine Physicians and Residents.

  • Family Medicine Congratulates Outstanding Overall Resident Nominees

    May 22, 2012, 16:00 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine congratulates Rory Bradt, DO and Manju Mahajan, MD on their nominations for UTMB Health's 2011-2012 Outstanding Overall Resident awards. Dr. Bradt, a third-year resident, was nominated for Outstanding Overall Resident and Dr. Mahajan was nominated for Outstanding Overall First-Year Resident.

  • Three UTMB Health Students Awarded TAFP Kolb Scholarship

    May 22, 2012, 15:45 PM by Julia Essex

    On May 1, 2012, three UTMB Health School of Medicine students were awarded the Weldon G. Kolb, M.D. Medical Student Scholarship at the May meeting of the Galveston County chapter of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP). Amber Higgs (MS4), Geoffrey Moses (MS4), and Rachel Marinch (MS3) were each recipients of this scholarship in recognition of their outstanding achievement.

  • Congratulations to Our Employees

    April 9, 2012, 13:07 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine would like to congratulate its employees, and the employees of its administrative service group, who were honored for their milestone anniversaries at this year's UTMB Health Employee Service Day. Ten Family Medicine employees received service pins at the ceremony held March 22, 2012 in Levin Hall.

  • Visit UTMB's Family Medicine at The Grand Kids Festival

    April 8, 2012, 15:40 PM by Julia Essex

    Visit the Family of Family Medicine at the 2012 Grand Kids Festival under the UTMB Healthy Fun Tent for your free bicycle safety helmet. Funding for TMA's Hard Hats for Little Heads provided by the Texas Medical Association Foundation thanks to top donors - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Prudential, and an anonymous foundation - and gifts from physicians and their families. The Texas Academy of Family Physicians has joined with TMA in this effort to promote safety and exercise. Local support offered by Dr. Hanan Hussein, UTMB Family Medicine.

  • Thompson to Lead Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM)

    March 6, 2012, 16:35 PM by Julia Essex

    Barbara L. Thompson, MD, chair and professor of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, was elected President -Elect of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM) in February 2012 at the organization's winter meeting held in Palm Springs, California. In addition, Judy DiMarco, PhD was selected to serve as the Administrators Liaison to the ADFM Board of Directors for 2012-2013.

  • Dr. Barbara Thompson named Texas "Super Doctor"

    December 13, 2011, 10:36 AM by Julia Essex

    In a survey of Texas medical professionals, 22 doctors from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been named Texas “Super Doctors” and our very own Family Medicine Physician Barbara L. Thompson, MD is one of them.

  • Chief Resident Recipient of Thayer Award

    November 30, 2011, 14:53 PM by Julia Essex

    The John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine and the 2011-2012 Osler Student scholars have awarded Dr. Rory Bradt the Thayer Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • Family Medicine Hosted Primary Care Workshop for Students

    September 16, 2011, 14:29 PM by Julia Essex

    On Thursday, September 15th, 2011, over 100 medical students filled the primary care pavilion for hands on training sessions and interactive workshops with the Family Medicine Faculty and Residents. This event was sponsored by Dr. Julie McKee, the Family Medicine Interest Group and the UTMB American Medical Association (AMA/TMA). The event was supported by Dr. Lauree Thomas, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, Dr. Victor Sierpina and the Family Medicine Medical Student Education Program and an Ethicon Educational Grant.

  • Family Medicine Clinics Offer Extended Hours

    July 11, 2011, 17:21 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine wants to make your life easier and is proud to announce new extended hours at two of its clinics. Dickinson Family Health Clinic will now see patients until 7pm on Mondays and Stewart Road Family Health will now see patients until 7pm on Tuesdays.