4th Year Information
Course Enrollment Information
Courses offered by the Department of Family and Community Medicine provide fourth year medical students with a variety rich opportunities to learn about Family Medicine as a specialty. Most of our courses occur in ambulatory settings, but we do offer in-patient and research experiences.
Our Fourth Year Academic Coordinator, Bridget Hendrix, (office: 613L, Medical School Bldg), is the contact person for all course paperwork, including course approvals, drops, or course changes. Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, is the Vice Chair of Medical Student Education for all Family Medicine courses.
To read the current list of Family Medicine (FAPR) courses descriptions, please review the Senior Academic Year Catalog.
Next year's FMIG Family Medicine Residency Fair will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2016 from 11:00-2:00. This is a great opportunity for you to meet Family Medicine Residency Programs from Texas and neighboring states.
Location: Holly Auditorium
The Department of Family and Community Medicine presents six awards to graduating students at the Annual Senior Awards Dinner. Each award comes with a monetary component. Only students who match with a Family Medicine residency in the regular Match are eligible for these awards.
Please review the award information below, identify any award(s) for which you wish to be considered, and write a strong narrative for each award describing why you should receive it.
The four John Primomo, MD Awards:
- Excellence in Community Service
- Excellence in Research (for family medicine research conducted during medical school)
- Excellence in Academic Family Medicine
- Excellence in Geriatrics
The Alexander Major, MD Exemplary Family Physician Award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates excellence in clinical and academic ability, community involvement, and leadership potential.
The Bates Medical Award was established in 2002 at the bequest of LeRoy E. Bates, III, in order to honor his mother, father, and grandfather. This award is presented to students who plan to specialize as a medical doctor in general practice (Family Medicine). For this award, a review of nominees' performance evaluations during the Family Medicine Clerkship will occur. Please state in the narrative, your overall contribution to Family Medicine during your time in Medical School.
- Your Narrative(s),
- Curriculum Vitae (CV),
- Contact Information (i.e., home and email addresses; home and mobile telephone numbers)
Deadlines for these submissions will occur in February 2017.
Past Senior Award Winners:
Primomo: Leonel Lopez, III and Emily McCullar
Major: Leonel Lopez, III
Bates: David Cadena and Leonel Lopez, III
Primomo: Kristy S. Riniker, David Wilson and Jerry P. Abraham
Major: Kristy S. Riniker
Bates: Jerry P. Abraham
Primomo: Troy Russell, Sarah Ferrero, Loren Fisher and Margaret Cecera
Major: Loren Fisher
Bates: Ross Hairgrove, Rachel Ramos and David Aldrete
Primomo: Zachary Taylor, Sarah Lester, Angelica Davila and Joshua Splinter
Major: Zachary Taylor
Bates: Angelica Davila, Brooke Radley and Daniel Kelley
Primomo: Michael Odom and Rebekkah Wilson
Major: Rebekkah Wilson
Bates: Ana M. Gonzalez and Johnny Shen
Primomo: Erica Jarrett, Anna Shuler and Jill Waters
Major: Jill Waters
Bates: Daniel Contreras and Jacquelin Castillo