UNMC Family Medicine Connect

FMIG hosts Annual Residency Fair

The Family Medicine Interest Group held its annual Family Medicine Residency Fair on Wednesday, February 15th. 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

Dr. Wester on Strictly Business cover

Department of Family Medicine Associate Professor, Rebecca Wester, M.D., is featured on the cover of the February issue of Strictly Business Magazine Omaha, an Omaha and Lincoln area business publication. The cover story, “Empowering Residents and Providing Outstanding Results”, explores Wester’s role at the Douglas County Health Center as the Skilled Unit’s Clinical Director. The issue is available to read online. Congratulations, Dr. Wester!

Paulman to be honored at Academic Affairs Impact in Education Awards

Department of Family Medicine Professor, Paul Paulman, M.D., will be recognized at the inaugural Academic Affairs Impact in Education Awards Ceremony on February 10. Paulman will receive the Innovative Practices in Education Award. This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates ingenuity, courage and creativity in teaching including innovations in use of educational technology, experiential learning, adoption of simulation and creative use of the classroom, as well… Continue Reading

Boesch Awarded Silver “U”

Department of Family Medicine Accounting Associate Jessica Boesch is a December Silver “U” award winner. Jessica enjoyed lunch with the Chancellor, a special Silver “U” pin, certificate, and apparel item. The Silver “U” award is given monthly to UNMC employees whose overall performance is above and beyond the scope of their position and demonstrate one or more UNMC values. Congratulations Jessica!