UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Oakview Family Medicine PCMH Team Recognized

The PCMH (patient centered medical home) team at Oakview Family Medicine has been chosen to be filmed for Nebraska Medicine Daily Team Briefs. The video is a simulation that demonstrates how team briefs are done efficiently and effectively. The Oakview team was praised for embracing TeamSTEPPS language and processes into their daily workflow and communications. TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based teamwork system developed by the Department of… Continue Reading

Medder to Receive Honorary Alumnus Award

Jim Medder

Department of Family Medicine Associate Professor Jim Medder, MD, MPH, was selected to receive the 2016 UNMC College of Medicine Honorary Alumnus award. The Honorary Alumnus Award is presented to a living non-graduate of the UNMC College of Medicine who has had a significant impact through professional or personal contributions to the UNMC College of Medicine, the Alumni Chapter, and the delivery of health care… Continue Reading

Family Medicine: Principles and Practice Published


The Department of Family Medicine congratulates two faculty members on their recent reference book publication. The seventh edition of Family Medicine: Principles and Practice was edited by Family Medicine Professor, Paul Paulman, MD, and Clinical Professor, Audrey Paulman, MD, MMM. The book is available in print and as an e-book. Other editors include Dr. Robert Taylor, and Dr. Laeth Nasir. Congratulations!

Welcome Dr. Susan Evans


Susan Evans, MD, joined the Department of Family Medicine as an Assistant Professor in September. Dr. Evans is a University of Nebraska Medical Center graduate and completed her residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Dr. Evans practiced in West Omaha for seven years before joining the team at the Durham Outpatient Center clinic. She will be providing clinical education to house officers and… Continue Reading

Family Medicine welcomes Dr. Jensen


Christopher Jensen, MD, joined the Department of Family Medicine as an Assistant Professor in August. Dr. Jensen graduated from UNMC in 2013 and completed the Family Medicine Residency program in 2016. He will provide clinical care at Nebraska Medicine Durham Outpatient Center. Dr. Jensen’s professional interests include diabetes, hypertension, infectious disease and sports medicine. When asked about his philosophy of care, Dr. Jensen says “that… Continue Reading