Welcome to the 2021 Regional Family Medicine Residency Research Symposium5 Programs  |  30 plus Presentations

We Are Proud to Welcome
Tricia C. Elliott, MD, FAAFP as our Keynote Speaker


Tricia C. Elliott, MD, FAAFP
Sr. Vice President, Medical Staff, Academic, and Research Affairs,
Chief Academic Officer, Designated Institutional Official
JPS Health Network
Professor, Family Medicine
TCU/UNT Health Science Center School of Medicine
Affiliate Professor, Family Medicine
UNT Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
President, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Tricia C. Elliott, MD, FAAFP graduated from Rice University and received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch.  She went on to complete her residency in Family Medicine at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center Residency Program in Social Medicine.  Dr. Elliott is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.  She is the current president of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and a past president and past board chair of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.  She has over twenty years graduate medical education (GME) experience which includes nationally-recognized work with the ACGME Family Medicine Milestones group, the American Academy of Family Physicians Council on Education, and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. She has provided administrative and clinical leadership across various types of health systems, including academic medical centers, a multi-specialty group practice, and a community-based, university-affiliated teaching hospital, in the roles of clinical faculty, program director, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and currently as Senior Vice President of Medical Staff, Academic, & Research Affairs/Chief Academic Officer/DIO at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas.  She is Professor in Family Medicine at Texas Christian University/University of North Texas Health Sciences Center (TCU/UNTHSC) School of Medicine, Affiliate Professor at UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Adjunct Professor at University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.  

Dr. Elliott’s academic interests include graduate and undergraduate medical education, learner assessments, health care advocacy and policy, and leadership development and mentoring.  Her clinical interests include primary prevention, chronic disease management, women’s health, migraine management, ambulatory procedural training, patient education, and community medicine.  Her personal interests include singing/vocal performance, collecting art, cooking, dancing, public speaking, and travel.


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Susan Weller, PhD

Susan Weller, PhD
Director, Research

Taylor Groves

Taylor Groves
Residency Training Coordinator