2018 FMIG Award

Representatives from the DFMCH and the FMIG receive the AAFP’s Program of Excellence award (Photo: AAFP)
Front row, from left: Kerry Zimdars (M2 and FMIG Student Leader); Carter Johnson (M2); Kelly Loberger (M2 and FMIG Student Leader); Courtney Bork (M2 and FMIG Student Leader); Joyce Jeardeau (FMIG staff advisor); Kristin Hildebrandt (M4); Devin Walsh-Felz (M4); Brittany McAdams (M4); Lily Thompson (M4). Back row: Christa Pittner-Smith, MD (Student Mentor/Advisor); Jacob Bryan, MD (FMIG Faculty Advisor); John Ziegler (M2 and FMIG Student Leader); Logan Wilz (M4); Brian Kroll (M4); Natalie Hemmerich (M4); Lawrence Moore (M4). Read related article.

About the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

  • A student-run organization that is supported by the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and the American Academy of Family Medicine
  • Structured to give medical students with an interest in Family Medicine
    • a supportive environment in which to explore Family Medicine
    • experience in the specialty of Family Medicine
  • A terrific way to meet other students interested in family and community health
  • Learn clinical skills
  • Have some fun
  • Develop personal relationships with our award-winning faculty.
  • FMIG offers a variety of:
    • noon time talks
    • Workshops
    • social events

7 Years (A Life In Medicine)

FMIG Staff Advisor

Joyce Jeardeau, ACUME
OMSE Medical Student Programs Coordinator
Email: Contact
(608) 263-1334

FMIG Faculty Advisor

Jacob Bryan, MD
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Resident Liaison

Megan Bartz
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Taylor Boland
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Carly Salter
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Kelsey Schmidt
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Katrina (Kat) Weimer
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FMIG Leadership: An FM on Air Series

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Video Episode 8: Personal Finance, Loans and Scholarships, and Debt Management

Learn how your FMIG can help make sense of the complicated world of student debt and financial planning for medical students, including scholarships and loans available if you pursue a primary care career, and how to take advantage of options available to you.

M1 FMIG Leaders

Felix Braun

Felix Braun

Samantha Gervais

Samantha Gervais

Emily Hoyer

Emily Hoyer

Harshi Mogallapalli

Harshi Mogallapalli

Becca Nye

Becca Nye

Sydney Schmidt

Sydney Schmidt

Zoey Shultz

Zoey Shultz

M2 FMIG Leaders

David Cupp

David Cupp

Veronica Daniel

Veronica Daniel

Rutvi Shah

Rutvi Shah

Tyler Weyer

Tyler Weyer

Jeremy R Williams

Jeremy R Williams

Logan Yeager

Logan Yeager