UNMC Family Medicine Connect

Residents, subinterns announced for 2021-22

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

Residents, subinterns announced for 2020-21

The Department of Family Medicine will welcome new house officers for the traditional, military, and rural training track programs for the 2020-2021 year. Four UNMC medical students will also be joining through the Advanced Rural Training Program as subinterns.

UNMC Match Day was held virtually on March 20.

Subinterns

  • Sarah Marlatt
  • Haley Mathews
  • Jacob Vasa
  • Jeffrey Wallman

Current Advanced Rural Training Program

  • Matthew Dorwart – UNMC
  • Denai Fraction – UNMC
  • Daniel Lomelin – UNMC
  • Allie Swanson – UNMC

Traditional, Urban Underserved

  • Megha Ananth – University of Kansas School of Medicine -Wichita
  • Allison Bird – A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Diana Bosworth – UNMC
  • Zachary Ehresman – UNMC

Air Force

  • Corin Archuleta – Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Jacqueline Baude – UNMC
  • Dorie Pitzer – Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Steven Preitt – Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Andrew Rochee III – Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Francesca Ursua – Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
  • Connor Wagner – University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Patricia Zick – Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Rural Training Track

Grand Island

  • Laura Leon – UNMC
  • Skylar Stacy – University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita

Kearney

  • Holly Groteluschen – UNMC
  • Shelby Liesemeyer – UNMC

Norfolk

  • Vitor Martins Da Silva – Faculdade de Medicina de Bahia

North Platte

  • Justin Taylor – UNMC

Scottsbluff

  • Zachary Holmes – Saba University
  • Nathan Van Winkle – UNMC

DFM at STFM Medical Student Education Conference

2020 STFM Medical Student Education Conference

The 2020 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Medical Student Education Conference was held in Portland, Oregon, giving some Department of Family Medicine faculty an opportunity to share their family medicine research and wisdom.

  • Department of Family Medicine Contributions:
  • Lectures:
    • “Interactive Strategies for Learner Obesity Bias Education and Mitigation Incorporating the New Core Obesity Competencies (STU)” by Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS and Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD
  • Posters:
    • “Impact of an Interprofessional Mediterranean Culinary Course on Medical Student Nutrition” by Susan Evans, MD; Jenenne Geske, PhD; Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS; Max Lydiatt; Cathy Curtis; Brian OMalley
    • “Development of an Interprofessional eLearning Module for Implicit Obesity Bias Medical Education” by Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS and Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD
    • “Feasibility of Conducting a Study in an Amish Community in Rural Nebraska” by Mindy Lacey, MD; Jenenne Geske, PhD; Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS; Joseph Rohr, MD, PhD; Kristine Spears, PA-C
    • “Not Your Typical High School Dance: Collaborative Community Dance Events to Enhance STI Testing for Adolescents” by Andrea Jones, MD; Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS; Sara Marlatt
  • Scholarly Topic Roundtable Discussions:
    • “Our Future and the Family Medicine Student and Resident: Teaching, Exercise, Healthy Nutrition and Lifestyle Redesign (STU)” by Jo Reilly, MD, MPH; Jessica Thai; Max Lydiatt; Susan Evans, MD; Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS
    • “Obesity Bias- Blindspots and Blatancies: Strategies and Educational Interventions for Medical Students” by Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS; Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD
    • “Preventive Health for Underserved Youth: Public Health Strategies, Community-Based Ventures and Medical Student Education (STU)” by Andrea Jones, MD; Jennifer Liu, MD
    • “Using Aquifer Family Medicine Cases to Solve Unique and Common Curricular Challenges, 10 Years In (NFAC)” by Elizabeth Brown, MD, MPH; Dana Nguyen, MD; Jacob Prunuske, MD, MSPH; Kenneth Wise; Dolapo Babalola, MD, FAAFP, FAAFP; William Hay, MD
    • “Interprofessional Community Engaged Activities of an Interprofessional Student-Run Clinic” by Jennifer Liu, MD; Kristen Cook, PharmD, BCPS; Jenenne Geske, PhD; Wayne Mathews; William Hay, MD; Andrea Jones, MD; Megan Timmerman, RD; Sean Feehan
  • Completed Research Project:
    • “Strengthening Medical and Pharmacy Interprofessional Collaboration at a Student-Run Free Clinic: The GOODLIFE Model” by William Hay, MD; Kristen Cook, PharmD, BCPS
  • Symposia:
    • “There Will Be Food: Teaching Nutrition Skills to Medical Students Through Cooking” by Susan Evans, MD; Jessica Thai, Bonnie Jortberg, PhD, RD, CDE; Jo Reilly, MD, MPH; Birgit Khandalavala, MBBS; Max Lydiatt; Cathy Curtis; Brian OMalley

FMIG hosts annual NAFP event

The Family Medicine Interest Group recently hosted their annual meeting with the Nebraska Academy of Family Practice.

This year featured a panel discussion with NAFP President Dr. Steven Williams, board chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Robert Wergin, UNMC Family Medicine Resident Program Director, Dr. Kimberly Jarzynka, and current Family Medicine residents Dr. Zach Wordekemper and Denai Gordon.

The current FMIG officers were also introduced and recognized.

Hay, Paulman acknowledged for SSRFC conference event

A article in the Journal of Interprofessional Care recently acknowledged Department of Family Medicine faculty, Dr. Bill Hay and Dr. Audrey Paulman for their support of the 2018 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Annual Conference.

Hay and Paulman served as faculty mentors for the 2018 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics conference event, an abridged hackaton, piloted at the conference.