News

  • UTMB Family Medicine Welcomes New Department Chair

    October 14, 2021, 16:43 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome to Kendall M. Campbell, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Campbell will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor and Chair on Friday, October 15, 2021.

  • Local Shelter Honors UTMB Faculty at Annual Gala

    September 23, 2021, 14:05 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    This year the Galveston Island Humane Society (GIHS) will be honoring Barbara Thompson, MD, Professor and Chair of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, and Joan Richardson, MD, Professor and Chair of the UTMB Health Department of Pediatrics.

  • TAFP Recognizes UTMB FMIG 5th Year in a Row

    September 22, 2021, 16:20 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) has recognized the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) with their Award of Excellence 2021 for the 5th consecutive year.

  • Billings Recognized as Physician of the Year

    September 10, 2021, 12:17 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to congratulate UTMB Health School of Medicine (SOM) alumnus Adrian Billings, MD, PhD on being named Family Physician of the Year by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP).

  • Dimple Desai - The Lambda Factor Author

    The Lambda Factor written by UTMB Alumnus

    August 26, 2021, 16:26 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    We are excited to announce that a UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program alumnus, Dr. Dimple Desai has been in the news lately for her recently published medical thriller, The Lambda Factor.

  • FMIG Wins AAFP Award Again!

    August 20, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) on being named a 2021 Overall Award Winner in the AAFP Program of Excellence Awards.

  • Samuel Mathis, MD

    Congratulations to Dr. Mathis

    July 22, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to Dr. Sam Mathis, who was included in the Galveston Daily News’ “40 Under 40” feature!

  • Kenneth Kenneth-Nwosa, MD

    Alumnus Named UTSA Team Physician

    July 18, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to Dr. KJ Kenneth-Nwosa (FMR `20) on being named head team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics.

  • Strolling Through the Match

    July 16, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Another great year of "Strolling Thru the Match" hosted by the department and our FMIG students to give advise to fourth year medical students heading into interview season and toward the residency match process. [recording is available]

  • 2021 Kolb Scholarship Winners Announced

    April 8, 2021, 14:45 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Weldon G. Kolb, MD Scholarship: Caroline Kelly, MS3 and Anahi Garza, MS4.

  • Dr. Barbara Thompson gets her COVID Vaccine

    COVID Vaccines have arrived!

    December 17, 2020, 13:16 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    Our own UTMB Family Medicine Chair, Dr. Barbara Thompson, getting her COVID vaccine! Go Dr. Thompson!

  • Congratulations to the Family Physicians of the Year!

    October 20, 2020, 15:55 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    This year the AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) has named all FP's as Family Physicians of the Year! "In this unprecedented year, AAFP members adapted sacrificed and delivered for their patients and their communities" says Academy CEO/EVP Shawn Martin.

  • Family Medicine Chair Receives Prestigious AAFP Award

    August 17, 2020, 15:43 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Barbara L. Thompson, Chair of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine has been awarded the 2020 Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine Education.

  • "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"

    August 6, 2020, 16:01 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    On Monday August 3, 2020 Dr. Raley and FMIG President Jake Brozek, MSIV were informed that they were chosen as a recipient of the 2020 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Program of Excellence Award as one of the top 10 family medicine interest groups in the country.