Month: June 2017

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; […]

Jun 27, 2017

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 […]

Jun 26, 2017

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 […]

Jun 16, 2017

Dr. Jones, Girls Inc. receives grant

The Women’s Fund of Omaha has selected UNMC to receive a $30,000 grant to provide free STD testing and education for adolescents at the Girls, Inc. clinic under the Adolescent Health Project. Family Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Andrea Jones, is the medical director for Girls Inc. Congratulations!

Jun 14, 2017