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  • UTMB Research Project Results in an APP

    February 15, 2024, 10:35 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Recently, UTMB released a smartphone app called “utmbHealthyBrain” to the Apple and Google Play App Stores and it is listed by the Moody Library as one of useful apps: https://guides.utmb.edu/apps. This app provides an important function – mindfulness – as a result of combining both Eastern and Western cultures.

  • Kendall M. Campbell, MD Photo

    CAMPBELL NAMED TO NASEM COMMITTEE

    February 7, 2024, 11:26 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    UTMB Health professor, Kendall M. Campbell, MD appointed to The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Committee on Meaningful Outcome Measures in Adult Hearing Health Care.

  • AAFP POE Awards Photo

    UTMB FMIG AWARDED AAFP POE - 5TH YEAR IN A ROW

    July 28, 2023, 12:01 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) secured a 5th year-in-a-row AAFP Program of Excellence Award and were acknowledged at the AAFP National Conference in Kansas City on July 27-29, 2023.

  • UTMB FAMMED RESIDENCY AT AAFPNC 2023

    July 27, 2023, 02:03 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program was in attendance at the 2023 American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference in Kansas City for the first time since 2019 as a result of COVID-19.

  • Announcing Our 2023-2024 Chief Residents

    April 21, 2023, 11:31 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Thursday, April 20, 2023 was the UTMB Health Residency Programs annual retreat held at Open Gates. Every year at the retreat the new Chief Residents are announced. Congratulations to Dr. Jones and Dr. Williams.

  • Doc of the Day at the State Capital

    April 10, 2023, 15:21 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    Residents and Faculty head to our State Capital to participate in the #TAFP Physician of the Day experience.

  • UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Class of 2026

    Welcome the Family Medicine Class of 2026

    March 22, 2023, 08:54 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    The 2023 Match is complete and the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome our incoming resident Class of 2026.

  • Women's Health Procedures Workshop 2023

    2nd Annual Women's Health Workshop a Huge Success

    February 20, 2023, 09:56 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    On Thursday, February 16th, 2023 the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine hosted the 2nd Annual Women's Health Workshop, a collaboration between the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) and the Obstetrics Gynecology Student Society (OGSS).

  • Media Image of Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD

    Docside Clinic brings primary care to underserved maritime community

    January 30, 2023, 12:45 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    Dr. Shannon Guillot-Wright is Vice Chair of Research and Health Policy in the Department of Family Medicine, and Health Policy Research Director at the Center for Violence Prevention was recently awarded a $660,000 grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control funding a 5yr research project to address health disparities for commercial fishermen and to bring medical professionals to the fishing docks to provide primary care services.

  • Leonard Wang Packing Flu Packs for Vietnamese Fisherman

    FLU SEASON PACKS FOR FISHERMAN

    December 6, 2022, 15:16 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    Thanks to UTMB Health Family Medicine Research Federal Work Study Student, Leonard Wang, 50 flu/winter kits for Vietnamese fishermen will be distributed at the Docside Clinic this week and in the weeks to come.

  • Student Immunization Team

    UTMB Students Provide Community Immunizations

    November 8, 2022, 15:28 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    Members of the UTMB Health Latino Medical Student Association and the Family Medicine Interest Group were recently on hand, at La Michoacán on Broadway, to provide free flu immunizations to the Galveston community.

  • Barbara L. Thompson, MD

    Barbara Thompson, MD is Our Living Legend

    October 19, 2022, 16:04 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    On Friday the 21st of October, 2022, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will honor 38 Faculty Living Legends in Celebration of the 130th Anniversary of educating the finest health care professionals. Our Living Legend is Dr. Barbara Thompson

  • 2022 Family Medicine Day

    2022 FAMILY MEDICINE DAY

    July 29, 2022, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and The Department of Family Medicine at UTMB host the first annual Family Medicine Day. Learn about the practice of family medicine, the vast expanse of the practice and its rewarding front line qualities.

  • Photo of Tibor Kisel

    Welcome

    July 19, 2022, 10:51 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    We wish to welcome Tibor Kisel to the Family of Family Medicine. Tibor is a second year Master of Public Health (MPH) student on the Biostatistics track from the School of Public and Population Health. She will be assisting Dr. Campbell in his research efforts, focusing on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in academic medicine.

  • Haris Vakil

    Congratulations to Incoming Chief Resident - Haris Vakil, MD

    June 2, 2022, 11:16 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    We are proud to announce rising third year resident and incoming co-chief, Dr. Haris Vakil was recently appointed as an officer serving as Resident Liaison of the Resident and Student Leader Forum for the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP).

  • Today We Honor Our Superheros

    March 30, 2022, 10:49 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Today is National Doctor's Day and we want to take the time to honor all of our family medicine physicians who have dedicated their lives to treat, heal, help and care for those in our community.

  • Welcome the Family Medicine Class of 2025

    March 18, 2022, 14:00 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The 2022 Match is complete and the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome our incoming resident Class of 2025.

  • Media Image of Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD

    UTMB Health Family Medicine Welcomes New Vice Chair of Research

    March 1, 2022, 09:20 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD joins UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine as Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Research and Health Policy in the Department of Family Medicine. She will also serve as faculty in UTMB’s Center for Violence Prevention.