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
Several Department of Family Medicine faculty collaborated to develop a session on race, bias, and white privilege as part of new resident orientation for the 2020 intern class.
On Monday, July 27, twenty-one residents and eight faculty members gathered in small groups and over Zoom to discuss various topics on race and bias.
Highlights of the session included presentations on health equity and Omaha’s race history. Dr. Melanie Menning presented on Omaha’s immigrant and refugee health and Dr. Andrea Jones talked on the social determinants of health, racism, bias, and white privilege. Residents also heard about the racial wealth gap, white fragility, systemic racism, the social perspective for medical students and residents,
Faculty facilitators included Dr. Hannah Christiansen, Dr. Susan Evans, Dr. Alex Dworak, Dr. Andrea Jones, Dr. Jessica Koran-Scholl, Dr. Jennifer Liu, Dr. Alberto Marcelin, and Dr. Melanie Menning.