Family Medicine News & Views

  • Meredith Baumgartner

Alumni Chatter: Meredith Baumgartner

April 22nd, 2019|

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - On this edition of Alumni Chatter, I caught up with Meredith Baumgartner, a fourth-year medical student, soon to be graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Meredith matched in to Family [...]

  • components of lifestyle medicine

Lifestyle Medicine: The new prescription for health

April 11th, 2019|

By Amy Zacharias, MD - When you think of ways to improve your health, improved eating, increased exercise, stress reduction, and better sleep are just a few things that likely come to mind. But when was the last time [...]

  • point-of-care ultrasound

A Call to Bring Us Back to the Bedside

March 11th, 2019|

By Aaron Costerisan, MD - If you are a family physician, I am guessing you have more than once consternated over the situation of family medicine in the United States. The day-to-day demands keep piling up and, at the same [...]

  • Dr. Smith

Alumni Chatter: Dr. Laura Smith

February 7th, 2019|

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - I had the privilege of interviewing alum and faculty member Dr. Laura Smith for this edition of Alumni Chatter: A native of Salem, Illinois and 2012 graduate of the UICOMP Family Medicine Residency Program [...]

  • Family Medical Center

Calling All Family Medicine Residency Grads

February 6th, 2019|

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - I would love to share with our readers and your fellow alums where you are, what you are doing, and the impact you are having on the community you serve, as well as the opportunity [...]

  • Downtown Peoria

Serving Justice in Our Communities

February 5th, 2019|

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - The highly publicized police shootings of 15 young black men over the past two years troubles me. This issue, along with the increasing number of racially motivated hate crimes, has fueled the national conversation [...]

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