UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Dr. Jones to Start at Baker Place

On January 6, Andrea “Drea” Jones, MD, will begin seeing patients at the Baker Place clinic.

Dr. Jones is a UNMC graduate, a Family Medicine resident alum, and joined the UNMC faculty in November.

Her professional areas of interest include underserved communities, preventative medicine, childhood obesity, and adolescent health.

When asked about her philosophy of care Dr. Jones says “As a Family Medicine physician, I am committed to practicing evidence-based medicine and serving a broad population, particularly underserved communities. I strive to be a patient advocate and work towards equal access to healthcare. ”

Dr. Jones and her husband Patrick have two daughters, Zora and Mavis.

Welcome, Dr. Jones!

Grand Rounds Recap: Eye Problems found in Primary Care

Mindy J. Dickinson, OD, of Midwest Eye Care, PC, presented at Family Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, December 16 at Eppley Science Hall.

Dr. Dickinson specializes in routine and problem-focused eye examinations, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care, and pre- and post-operative examinations.

The topic, “Eye Problems found in Primary Care”, explored several objectives for physicians including:

  • What clinical history do you need to gather
  • Components of ocular exam
  • Learn simple steps with regards to symptoms and signs to tentatively diagnose problem
  • What is first line of intervention/treatment
  • Who needs referred and how quickly

The next Grand Rounds presentation will be held on Wednesday, January 13, at Eppley Science Hall from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Family Medicine Holiday Party

The Department of Family Medicine celebrated the holidays with delicious food, fun, and a surprise visit from Santa!

Guests enjoyed lunch from Catering Creations and Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Team Egg and Team Nog faced off in a game of Family (Medicine) Feud with Team Nog winning the game after nine rounds of questions.

The Department of Family Medicine wishes everyone a Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!