Dr. Gregory Babbe celebrated his retirement with the Department of Family Medicine on May 21 with a luncheon and presentation from department chairman, Dr. Jeffrey Harrison.
Dr. Babbe, attended Medical School at the University of South Dakota, School of Medicine and completed his Residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1990. Dr. Babbe joined the Department of Family Medicine upon graduation from residency and served as the Assistant Residency Director from 1991-1992. In 1993, Dr. Babbe left UNMC to join the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA to serve in Residency recruitment and admissions. In 1995, Dr. Babbe returned to UNMC Department of Family Medicine as a faculty member. From 2001-2002, Dr. Babbe went to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as a Clinical Assistant Professor, but returned to UNMC the following year.
In 2009, Dr. Babbe was recognized by The Nebraska Medical Center with the Physician of Distinction award and in 2016 was recognized as the UNMC Department of Family Medicine Faculty of the Year.
The Nebraska Academy of Family Physician’s 73rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Assembly was held March 25-27 at the Embassy Suites La Vista Hotel and Conference Center.
Department of Family Medicine residents participated in both oral and poster presentations at the annual meeting. Faculty members Dr. T. Jason Meredith and Dr. Timothy Malloy also presented to attendees.
The Department of Family Medicine will welcome new house officers for the traditional, military, and rural training track programs for the 2021-2022 year. Six UNMC medical students will also be joining through the Advanced Rural Training Program as subinterns.
UNMC Match Day was held on March 19.
Subinterns Taylor Bequette Stephanie Emig Blake Hass Cody Masters Anna Ripp Leo Tyler
Current Advanced Rural Training Program Sarah Marlatt – UNMC Haley Mathews – UNMC Jacob Vasa – UNMC Jeffrey Wallman – UNMC
Traditional, Urban Underserved Brendan George – University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine Ralph Hauke – UNMC Michael Schulte – Creighton University School of Medicine Ryan Wendt – University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Air Force Alexander Edwards – University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Ethan Miller – University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Boone Parkinson – Des Moines University Hannah Pyle – St. Louis University School of Medicine Kate Seideman – Western University of Health Sciences Sarah Szybist – Rocky Vista University College of Medicine Natasha Yousaf – West Virginia University School of Medicine
Rural Training Track
Grand Island Jordan E. Kunz – UNMC
Kearney Nathan E. Harris – UNMC
North Platte Jordan K. Cockerill – St. Martinsus University
Scottsbluff Eduardo A. Gonzalez Fernandez – Univ Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Facultad de Medicina Ann Iype – Kasturba Medical College of Manipal – India
Assistant Professor, Liliana Bronner, MHSA, MBA, has been named to the leadership team of the UNMC College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Read more on UNMC Today. Congratulations!
Assistant Professor Andrea Jones, MD, was recently named to the Douglas County Health Department board. Dr. Jones will serve on the board for a three-year term. Read more on UNMC Today. Congratulations Dr. Jones!