Month: March 2016

Mathews, Neme Travel to Jamaica

Family Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Monty Mathews and house officer II, Dr. Jamil Neme are preparing for a week long trip to Jamaica, but it’s hardly a vacation. Drs. Mathews and Jamil, along with about 20 medical students, three pharmacy students, and two physical therapy students, are serving at a church-based medical clinic in an […]

Mar 18, 2016

Motivation and Modern Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine gathered on Thursday, March 17 for a presentation about a subject that is often discussed in the workplace. Internal Medicine HO III, Doug Franz, MD, MPH, presented “Motivation and Modern Medicine: The Future is Now”. Dr. Franz focused on the science of motivation and how it is misunderstood and misused. He […]

Mar 18, 2016

Students invited to present poster at NAFP meeting

The 68th Annual Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Meeting & Scientific Assembly will feature a poster presentation from two UNMC medical students. Third year medical students Shinn-yi Chou and Gabrielle Mock are presenting “Effects of physician-patient interaction on overweight and obese patient weight management in rural Nebraska” on Friday, April 1st at the Embassy Suites […]

Mar 15, 2016

Resident of the Month: March

Family Medicine house officer II, Wolfgang Rodriguez, M.D., was name Resident of the Month for March for his work with difficult patients this month. Congratulations!

Mar 11, 2016

New Chief Residents Announced

Please congratulate the new Family Medicine Chief Residents for the 2016-2017 academic year: Nate Renes, M.D., and Jamil Neme, M.D. As this year comes to a close, special thanks goes to the current chiefs, Steve Gale, M.D., and Chelsea Williams, M.D., for their hard work and dedication to keeping the program moving forward! Congratulations again […]

Mar 11, 2016