Welcome to UTMB’s Family Medicine Residency Program
Thank you for your interest in the University of Texas Medical Branch
(UTMB) Family Medicine Residency Program. The University of Texas
Medical Branch (UTMB) is a component of the University of Texas System
and is located on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas. The Department of
Family Medicine at UTMB was established in 1971. It was the first
academic department of Family Medicine in the state of Texas. Since
1998, the Department of Family Medicine has been chaired by Dr. Barbara L. Thompson.
The Residency Program has graduated over 350 residents since accepting the first trainees in 1971.
The program is structured as a 10-10-10 program accredited by the ACGME, for a total of 30 residents in training annually.