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. Sara Halverson
Dr. Jordan Katterhorn
Dr. Daniel Reichert

Family Medicine Interest Group 2022-2023

President: Madisen Cotter
Vice President: Hayley Joel-Mortensen
Treasurer: Genise Browne
Social VP: Christina Kwon
Community Service VP: Tiffany Pariva
Public Relations Chair: Daniel Elkins
AAFP Ambassador: Van-Dai Ly

Family Medicine Coordinator: Nancy Baez