UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Resident and Faculty of the Month: July

Ali McCabe, MD, was named Resident of the Month for July. She was nominated by multiple residents in appreciation of her stepping up and covering multiple services at Nebraska Medicine – Bellevue so the military residents could attend the end of the year Military Roast. David Harnisch, MD, was named Faculty of the Month for July. Dr. Harnisch was nominated by Dani Thies in appreciation… Continue Reading

New residents get to know campus, each other

Twenty-one new faces joined the Department of Family Medicine residency program in July. Their month of orientation included a day spent getting to know the campus and each other. Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health and Instructor Justin Reed, MA, PLMHP, arranged a team-building scavenger hunt for the new residents. Five teams set out to explore UNMC and take photos on a the scavenger… Continue Reading

Family Medicine Celebrates Graduating Residents

The Department of Family Medicine gathered on Sunday, June 25 for the annual graduation banquet, held at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha. Faculty, staff, residents, and their families came together to celebrate the accomplishments of our 2017 graduating residents in a program led by Residency Program Director Kimberly Jarzynka, MD; Rural Track Residency Program Director Jeff Harrison, MD; and Offutt Air Force Base Residency Program Director Heidi Gaddey,… Continue Reading

Harrison named Most Valuable Program Director

Family Medicine Rural Track Residency Program Director Jeffrey Harrison, MD, received the Robert S. Wigton Most Valuable Program Director for leading an outstanding residency or fellowship program and making significant contributions to UNMC’s institutional GME efforts. The award is named for Robert Wigton, M.D., who worked at UNMC for more than 40 years and served many years as associate dean for GME. Dr. Chandra Are,… Continue Reading

Ribbon Cutting for SIM-NE

A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday, June 14 to celebrate the launch of the four Simulation in Motion Nebraska trucks (SIM-NE). Family Medicine Professor Paul Paulman, M.D., is the principal investigator of the $5.5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, that brought the trucks to UNMC. You can find the full story on UNMC Today. Congratulations Dr. Paulman!