UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Dr. Michael Zaruba honored at Annual Family Medicine Koefoot Banquet

The Marion D. and Theodore Koefoot, Jr., M.D. Outstanding Preceptor in Rural Family Medicine Award was presented by the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Family Medicine at the annual banquet on Tuesday, April 26. This year’s recipient was Dr. Michael Zaruba. Dr. Zaruba is an invaluable preceptor practicing at Auburn Family Health Clinic in Auburn, Nebraska. “The Department of Family Medicine is proud… Continue Reading

Faculty presents at STFM Conference

Department of Family Medicine faculty attended the 2017 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference in early May, presenting at several education sessions. Director of Behavioral, Dr. Jessica Koran-Scholl, along with a colleague from internal medicine, Dr. Jennifer Harsh, presented a lecture on “Burnout and Wellness: Using Photographs to Highlight the Medical Resident Experience”. Koran and Residency Program Director, Dr. Kimberly Jarzynka, also… Continue Reading

Staff Completes Foundations for Success

Department of Family Medicine administrative associate, Dianna Flores, and student health associate, Cristin Kohlscheen are recent graduates of the 2017 ‘Foundations for Success’ program hosted by UNMC. ‘Foundations for Success’ is a career development and networking series for Office/Service staff of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The goal of the series is to strengthen employees’ skills foundation so that they experience the highest level of functioning in… Continue Reading

Resident and Faculty of the Month: April

RJ Brogis was named Resident of Month for his outstanding work educating others on the robust Budapest Criteria. He is an outstanding intern and team member. Dr. Sue Evans was named Faculty of the Month for her willingness to always be available for residents in the clinic even when she is not staffing. She has been a great addition to the DOC team. Congratulations RJ… Continue Reading