Category: Behavioral Health

Faculty present at STFM Conference

Several faculty members traveled to Portland, Oregon for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Medical Student Education from January 30-February 2. Department of Family Medicine faculty members presented papers, posters, and contributed to roundtables and lectures at the annual conference. DFM Faculty Conference Contributions: Posters: “Obesity Bias Education: Fourth-Year Medical Student Outcomes” […]

Feb 27, 2019

Faculty presents at STFM Conference

Department of Family Medicine faculty attended the 2017 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference in early May, presenting at several education sessions. Director of Behavioral, Dr. Jessica Koran-Scholl, along with a colleague from internal medicine, Dr. Jennifer Harsh, presented a lecture on “Burnout and Wellness: Using Photographs to Highlight the Medical Resident […]

May 18, 2017

Faculty presents at STFM Conference

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Medical Student Education Conference took place in Anaheim, California from February 9-12. Several UNMC Family Medicine faculty members represented the department as presenters at the annual conference. Associate Professors, Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD, and Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS, had several opportunities to present their research with a poster, special topics […]

Mar 8, 2017

Tranquil Tuesdays

Sit comfortably. Let your hands relax. Close your eyes. Inhale and exhale slowly. Faculty and staff members in the Department of Family Medicine are taking time on “Tranquil Tuesdays” to decrease stress and improve mental and physical health. Every Tuesday, participants can to take 10 minutes over their lunch hour to¬†“come and practice a simple […]

Nov 25, 2015

Mental Matinee

Family Medicine faculty and staff gather on the first Thursday of every other month when Associate Professor and Director of Behavioral Health, Jessica Koran-Scholl, Ph.D, hosts Mental Matinee, an lunch hour discussion that uses television and film to explore the presentation of behavioral health topics, disorders and their sequela. At the latest Mental Matinee, Dr. […]

Nov 6, 2015