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
Wessam Labib, Director of Medical Student Education
Roger Woodruff, Chair
Daniel Reichert, Medical Director

Family Medicine Interest Group

President: Michael Woodruff

Vice President: Claire Nelson

Secretary: Alvin Cardona

Treasurer: Daniel Ding

Social Vice President: Eunice Marpuang

Community Service Vice President: Logan Villareal

Public Relations Chair: Eric Pai


4th Year Reps: Stepahnie Looi and K Olga Dixon

3rd Year Rep: Carly Leggit

2nd Year Rep: Won Jin Jeon

1st Year Rep: Nathan Ng

Family Medicine Coordinator: Kathleen Witty

Palliative Medicine Interest Group


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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gina Mohr