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

Dr. Jordan Katterhorn
Dr. Wessam Labib
Dr. Daniel Reichert

Family Medicine Interest Group 2020-2021

President: Daniel Elkins 

Vice President: Hayley Joel

Secretary: Hyemin Kim

Treasurer: Vicenda Augustin

Community Service VP: Tiffany Pariva 

Social VP: Danielle Hamilton

Public Relations Chair: MacKenzie Minehan

MS4 Rep: Tori Severs

MS3 Rep: TBD

MS2 Rep: TBD

Family Medicine Coordinator: Kris Sutton