UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Lacey accepted into Interprofessional Academy of Educators

Assistant Professor, Dr. Mindy Lacey, will join the ranks of UNMC professionals in the Interprofessional Academy of Educators. The Interprofessional Academy of Educators is made up of experienced instructors with a passion for furthering UNMC’s educational mission. Members of the IAE participate in academy meetings, workshops, mentoring, and presentations, among other things. Congratulations Dr. Lacey!    

Resident and Faculty of the Month: October

Resident of Month: Josie Kerk was voted Resident of the Month in October for being a great night mole and all around great team player, willing to help out when needed. Faculty of the Month: Dr. Becky Peebles was voted Faculty of the Month in October for her interactive teaching style and the time she devotes to teaching. Congratulations!

Women in Medicine panel features faculty member

The 2nd Annual Women in Medicine Symposium hosted by Creighton University is a one-day professional development conference designed for female healthcare leaders. Clinical Professor, Dr. Audrey Paulman, participated as a panel member for the event on October 12th. The panel addressed the topic Advancement and Equity for Women in Medicine.

Wester brings students together at learning sites

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is committed to bridging the gap between how current and future health professional create people-centered and outcomes focused teams to learn together and develop real-world skills. The National Nexus team visited the Omaha team on October 19th. Family Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Rebecca Wester, collaborated with Claudia Chaperon PhD, ARPN, the principal investigator to bring APRN students from the… Continue Reading

Family Medicine students, faculty get cooking

College of Medicine students Abby Riese and Justis Stolz took class to the kitchen during a nutrition elective. The nutrition elective class, a collaboration between the Family Medicine Department and the Dietetics Department, allowed fourth year medical students a day at Metropolitan Community College for a vegetable cooking lab. Assistant Professor, Dr. Susan Evans provided support for the day at the culinary school. The day… Continue Reading