News

  • 2018 Best of Galveston Awards Announced

    January 24, 2019, 15:29 PM by Julia Essex

    Congratulations to all of this years winners, all who were nominated and those who took the time to vote! This year's family medicine winners are....

  • UTMB Health Family Medicine Group To Present Workshop at Innovations in Health Science Education Conference

    December 11, 2018, 16:33 PM by Julia Essex

    Congratulations to Jennifer Raley, MD, Shannon Samuelson, BA, Kyu Jana, MD, Samuel Mathis, MD and Victor Sierpina, MD for being invited to present "Primary Care Procedures Workshops - It Works If You Work It" as a workshop at the 2019 Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy of Health Science Education Innovations in Health Science Education Conference.

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    Another Great Primary Care Procedures Workshop

    October 25, 2018, 11:32 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) hosted the 8th Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion (PCP2) Thursday, October 11th from 5:30 until 8:30pm. Over 90 medical students, ranging from MS1 to MS4, gathered to gain clinical procedure experience with The Department of Family Medicine faculty, residents and staff.

  • Residency Kicks Off Interviewing Season Sept. 27

    September 27, 2018, 17:35 PM by Julia Essex

    It's Thursday morning September 27th at 7:30am and one-by-one we watch 10 fresh new faces walk into the Primary Care Pavilion with the anticipation of becoming one of UTMB Health's Family Medicine Residency Class of 2022.

  • Presentations Accepted for STFM Conference

    September 24, 2018, 14:43 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that members of its Medical Student Education Program have had four presentations accepted for the 2019 Conference on Medical Student Education.

  • Residency Program Adds New Tracks

    September 18, 2018, 11:59 AM by Julia Essex

    Beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, residents can apply to participate in one of four tracks during their training. The tracks give residents a clearly delineated plan to pursue more in-depth training in their area of interest. The currently offered tracks include focuses on faculty development, integrative medicine, obstetrics, or sports medicine.

  • Expanding Women's Health Services

    September 17, 2018, 14:46 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that our women's health services are expanding through an agreement with the Galveston County Health District (GCHD).

  • Shepherd Named Clinician of the Month

    September 4, 2018, 14:52 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to share that Angela Shepherd, MD was named Clinician of the Month for September 2018 by the UTMB Health Academy of Master Clinicians.

  • Panel Discussion on Gun Violence and Gun Policy

    June 14, 2018, 11:16 AM by Julia Essex

    On Monday, June 11, 2018 the Departments of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Community Health and the Institute for the Medical Humanities hosted panel discussions on gun violence and gun policy.

  • Residency Introduces Quarterly Support Groups

    June 1, 2018, 11:20 AM by Julia Essex

    The Resident Support Group meets quarterly and offers a structured forum to promote the developing resident’s well-being and an opportunity to explore emotions provoked by challenging cases, the doctor-patient relationship and the role of the physician.

  • Samuel Mathis Joins Family Medicine Faculty

    June 1, 2018, 11:04 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Samuel Mathis, MD will be promoted to Assistant Professor following his completion of the UTMB Health Integrative and Behavioral Medicine Fellowship in June 2018.

  • Department Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    March 30, 2018, 14:06 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has published its 2017 Annual Report. The report summarizes our department's activities from September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017.