UNMC Family Medicine Connect

2017-2018 Chief Residents Announced

The Department of Family Medicine Residency Program announced the new Chief Residents for the 2017-2018 academic year: Kaitlin Hahn and Korey Kasper. A special thanks to outgoing chiefs – Jamil Neme and Nate Renes for their hard work and dedication to the residency program. Congratulations Kaitlin and Korey!

Faculty presents at STFM Conference

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Medical Student Education Conference took place in Anaheim, California from February 9-12. Several UNMC Family Medicine faculty members represented the department as presenters at the annual conference. Associate Professors, Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD, and Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS, had several opportunities to present their research with a poster, special topics breakfast, and a workshop. The poster titled, “Obesity Bias: How… Continue Reading

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!