News

  • 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.

  • Jan Appointed Inpatient Director

    January 10, 2020, 15:32 PM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Quratulanne "Annie" Jan, MD has been appointed as Director of Inpatient Services for the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, effective January 1, 2020.

  • Jan to Assume Associate Directorship

    November 6, 2019, 09:42 AM by Julia Essex

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that Quratulanne "Annie" Jan, MD has been appointed Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program.

  • Resident Graduates Prepare for Next Adventure

    June 28, 2019, 09:46 AM by Julia Essex

    Each June, the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine bids farewell to yet another class of resident trainees. In 2019, our graduates are preparing for big new adventures.

  • Student Interest Group Receives National Honors

    June 21, 2019, 16:23 PM by Julia Essex

    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has selected the University of Texas Medical Branch Family Medicine Interest Group as a recipient of the 2019 AAFP Program of Excellence Award for Excellence in FMIG Operation.

  • UTMB Grads Follow Diverse Paths to Family Medicine

    March 25, 2019, 11:18 AM by Julia Essex

    Medical Students at UTMB get news about the residency programs they matched during the annual Match Day celebration at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston on Friday, March 15, 2019. While the national trend among medical school graduates is toward specialty practices and away from primary care, especially family medicine, three soon-to-be University of Texas Medical Branch graduates chose the family medicine track based on their unique life experiences.