UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Former, current, and incoming residents awarded NAFP Scholarships

The Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians held the 70th Annual Meeting & Scientific Assembly at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center on March 22-24, 2018. Eight scholarships were given out this year to students and residents interested in family medicine. Several winners represented the UNMC Department of Family Medicine. Former resident Chelsea Williams, MD, received the Charles F. Ashby, MD, Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship… Continue Reading

FMIG hosts Residency Fair

The Family Medicine Interest Group held its annual Family Medicine Residency Fair on Thursday, April 5. The annual event gives UNMC students an opportunity to learn about family medicine residencies in the surrounding area. Representatives from six programs were present to talk about their respective programs. Thank you to the following programs for their participation: University of Nebraska Medical Center Family Medicine Lincoln Family Medicine… Continue Reading

5th Annual Resident Research Symposium

The 5th Annual Resident Research Symposium on March 21, featured poster presentations and oral presentations from Department of Family Medicine residents. The top presenters are recognized at the annual event attended by faculty, residents, and staff. This year’s winners were: Poster First Place: Dr. Krista Stoecker for “When Anxiety is More than Just Anxiety: A thyroid Storm Case Report” Second Place: Dr. Kaitlin Hahn for “Morbidity… Continue Reading

New Residents announced for 2018-19 year

The Department of Family Medicine will welcome new house officers for the traditional, military, and rural training track programs for the 2018-2019 year. Four UNMC medical students will also be joining through the Advanced Rural Training Program as subinterns. UNMC Match Day was held on March 16, 2016. Traditional Program Darby Luckey –  A.T. Still University – Kirksville Frances Hindt – Creighton University Bret Elliott… Continue Reading

Hay elected SRFCFA President

Family Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. William Hay, was recently elected as President of the Student-Run Free Clinic Faculty Association Board for 2018-2019. Dr. Hay served as president-elect last term. The Student-Run Free Clinics Faculty Association is the interdisciplinary organization of attending and faculty who staff and assist students run clinics like SHARING. Congratulations, Dr. Hay!