Family Medicine Overview

A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician is trained to care for children as well as adults, including the unique needs of women and the elderly, preventive medicine, and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants, and community resources when appropriate.1

1 The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.

Family Medicine Faculty Advisors

Jeffrey Kim, Inpatient Service Director JLKim@llu.edu
Wessam Labib, Director of Medical Student Education WLabib@llu.edu
Roger Woodruff, Chair RWoodruff@llu.edu
Daniel Reichert, Medical Director DReichert@llu.edu

Family Medicine Interest Group

President: Eunice Marpaung

Vice President: Eric Pai

Secretary: Jonathan Goorhuis

Treasurer: Luke Kang

Social Vice President: Carly Leggit

Community Service Vice President: Nat Ng

Public Relations Chair: Charles Randolph

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4th Year Reps: Lindsay Lim and Joshua Perkins

3rd Year Rep: Won Jin Jeon

2nd Year Rep:Stephen Shannon

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Family Medicine Coordinator: Kris Sutton

Palliative Medicine Interest Group

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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gina Mohr