Category: Medical Students

Wester brings students together at learning sites

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is committed to bridging the gap between how current and future health professional create people-centered and outcomes focused teams to learn together and develop real-world skills. The National Nexus team visited the Omaha team on October 19th. Family Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Rebecca Wester, collaborated with Claudia Chaperon PhD, […]

October 27, 2017

Family Medicine students, faculty get cooking

College of Medicine students Abby Riese and Justis Stolz took class to the kitchen during a nutrition elective. The nutrition elective class, a collaboration between the Family Medicine Department and the Dietetics Department, allowed fourth year medical students a day at Metropolitan Community College for a vegetable cooking lab. Assistant Professor, Dr. Susan Evans provided […]

October 19, 2017


The UNMC Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) welcomed the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians to their monthly meeting held on September 29. The Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Executive Vice President, Liz Simon, President-Elect and Family Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Aaron Lanik and board chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Robert Wergin spoke […]

October 5, 2017

Dr. Michael Zaruba honored at Annual Family Medicine Koefoot Banquet

The Marion D. and Theodore Koefoot, Jr., M.D. Outstanding Preceptor in Rural Family Medicine Award was presented by the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Family Medicine at the annual banquet on Tuesday, April 26. This year’s recipient was Dr. Michael Zaruba. Dr. Zaruba is an invaluable preceptor practicing at Auburn Family Health Clinic […]

May 24, 2017

19 Residents, 4 Sub-Interns to Join Program

The Department of Family Medicine will welcome 19 new house officers and four sub-interns for the traditional, urban underserved, rural training track, and advanced rural training track programs for the 2017-2018 year. UNMC Match Day was held on March 17, 2017. Advanced Rural Training Program: Hannah Baldridge Ian Engebretsen Jamie Kielian Sandra Torres Traditional Program: […]

March 31, 2017