Month: April 2019

Dr. Zach Meyer honored at annual Koefoot Awards

Students describe Family Practice of Grand Island clinic physician, Dr. Zachary Meyer, as caring, genuine, and approachable. Their experience with the UNMC graduate during a third-year family medicine clerkship earned him recognition as the 2019 recipient of the Marion D. and Theodore H. Koefoot, Jr., M.D. Outstanding Preceptor in Rural Family Medicine Award. “He took […]

Apr 30, 2019

Khandalavala, mentees at Faculty Senate Awards

Family Medicine Associate Professor Dr. Birgit Khandalavala received the Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty Award at the annual Faculty Senate Awards ceremony on April 23. Several of the junior faculty she mentors were present to congratulate her. The Faculty Senate recognizes faculty for meritorious teaching, service or mentoring at its annual meeting.

Apr 26, 2019

Bronner advising leads to award for Primary Care Progress chapter

Department of Family Medicine Assistant Professor, Liliana Bronner, MHSA, MBA, serves as the faculty advisor for the UNMC chapter of the Primary Care Progress and the group was recently recognized for their community contributions. On April 19, 2019, the UNMC Chapter of the Primary Care Progress received the Health Education Award from the UNMC Office […]

Apr 25, 2019

Khandalavala to receive Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Junior Faculty Award

Congratulations to Family Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Birgit Khandalavala, for being named Outstanding Faculty Mentor of the Junior Faculty. The award will be presented at the annual Faculty Senate Awards ceremony on April 23 where UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will give his annual address to the faculty. Dr. Khandalavala joined the Department of […]

Apr 19, 2019

Koran, Khandalavala present in E-Learning showcase

The UNMC Office of Academic Affairs hosted the annual E-Learning showcase on Tuesday, April 16. The 2019 E-Learning Showcase, “Innovators in Education”, spotlighted faculty and student collaborators making transformations in UNMC curricula. Family Medicine faculty, Dr. Birgit Khandalavala and Dr. Jessica Koran presented their e-module “Obesity Bias”. “We worked with students from several UNMC colleges to […]

Apr 18, 2019