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Welcome to the Department of Family Medicine

Patient Care. Our world class team of physicians provides exceptional care to your entire family, from newborns to senior citizens. We are committed to helping you stay healthy and improving your quality of life.

Education. As one of the top producers of Family Medicine physicians in the country, we help fill an important need in the community. Our medical students and residents train in state-of-the-art facilities with talented faculty who are dedicated to shaping tomorrow's physicians. Graduates enter the medical arena armed with the knowledge and tools necessary for success.

Research. Our research division explores the delivery and utilization of health care in the region and beyond. Our research laboratory is the world and we study people in their authentic environment with the goal of making everyone healthier.

Last modified: Feb 03, 2014
News Update

Solving the Puzzling Mental Illness of Bhutanese Refugees

Dr. Joseph LeMaster employes the practice of yoga to help women affected by physical and emotional stress.

Grant will support research of smoking policies in tribal colleges

A grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Christina Pacheco, JD, to study smoking policies in tribal colleges across the nation.

Philippe returns to Haiti to provide healthcare

Sante Haiti is an organization founded by Family Medicine resident Jonathan Philippe, MD, to provide healthcare to citizens of his native country, Haiti.

Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates

Linda Redford, PhD, teaches prison officials and inmates how to provide healthcare to aging and infirm.