Family Medicine Resident Training

Bringing Nigerians in Maine Together

Please join us in recognizing third year family medicine resident physician Dr. Anita Nwanna-Nzewunwa’s efforts in bringing together the Nigerian community in Maine.  Dr. Nwanna-Nzewunwa co-organized the first-ever gathering of Maine’s Nigerian community and was interviewed by the news nonprofit Amjambo Africa!. The interview can be read here: Amjambo Africa! Vol 5 No 6 (starts […]

Program Director featured in AAFP News!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Raj Woolever for being selected as the subject of a feature article by the American Academy of Family Physicians in AAFP News. The #FamilyDocFocus feature aims to spotlight practicing family physicians, FPs in academic or administrative roles, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to the specialty who have dedicated […]

Resident poster at AMSSM

Please join us in recognizing resident physician Dr. Kevin Connolly for a successful poster presentation at the 31st annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in Austin, Texas on April 10, 2022. Dr. Connolly’s case-based poster, titled Pain and paralysis: How a former extreme athlete lost his ability to walk, was […]

Resident Community Outreach Project!

Third year family medicine resident Bre Glynn DO created a video as part of a community outreach project to provide education on osteopathy and osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM). Click HERE to view Dr. Glynn’s video. OMM is a service offered within MaineGeneral Medical Center, to patients at these practices: Family Medicine Institute in Augusta Maine […]

Faculty publication

Congratulations to family medicine faculty physician Greg Feero MD, PhD on co-authorship of an article published in the Oct 2021 issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics, titled “The National Academies’ Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health: Where we have been and where we are heading.” Dr. Feero co-chairs the Roundtable on Genomics and […]

Resident publication!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Marie Dardeno on the publication of a case report in the May 2021 issue of The Rheumatologist, with co-authors Dr. Joshua Sparling and Dr. William Monaco. Their article can be found here: Case Report: Warfarin-Induced Non-Uremic Calciphylaxis Mimicking Vasculitis

Publication!

Congratulations to current residents Sarah Housman DO and Nate Devore MD, residency graduate Georgia Ballem MD, current MDFMR faculty Taunia Rifai MD, and former MDFMR faculty Alane O’Connor DNP for publication of their research on ocular disorders in children exposed to buprenorphine in utero in the Journal of Substance Use: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14659891.2021.1879293