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 2023-2024

President: Tiffany Pariva
Vice President: Moriah Maddalena
Secretary: Chase Czaykowsky
Treasurer: Van-Dai Ly 
Social VP: Giovanna Nelson 
Community Service VP: Joseph Chang 
Public Relations Chair: Nathan Kim 
AAFP Ambassador: Giovanna Nelson 
MS4 Rep: Jessica Yoong
MS3 Rep: Janet Tang
MS2 Rep: Ja Tsun
MS1 Rep: TBD

Family Medicine Coordinator: Nancy Baez