The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer has started to find its way into the arms of physicians in Utah and around the country and the Moderna vaccine is not far behind. You likely saw news coverage and social media posts of some of your colleagues who work with the larger healthcare providers receiving their first of…

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University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology lori.gawron@hsc.utah.edu Dr. Gawron is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah and Gynecology Section Chief at the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center. Her subspecialty training is in family planning and she has a clinical and research interest in complex contraception and reproductive planning…

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Proliance Surgeons Puyallup Surgical Consultant Dr. Gabriela Vargas is a board certified general surgeon and colorectal surgery specialist.  Dr. Vargas earned her Medical and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Utah and the University of Utah School of Medicine. She completed a general surgery residency at the University of Utah and a Colon &…

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Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPHProfessor of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Central Florida College of MedicineGynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain SpecialistDirector of the Fellowship in Advanced and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic SurgeryOrlando VA Medical CenterChair of the Board, International Pelvic Pain SocietyOrlando, Florida georgine.lamvu@va.gov (407) 631-4085 – Office(407) 461-1189 – Cell Dr. Lamvu received her undergraduate and medical…

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eli.moreno@hsc.utah.edu (801) 213-9900   University of Utah Dr. Ellie Moreno is a Family Medicine physician. She practices full spectrum family medicine including obstetrics and inpatient medicine at the University of Utah. Dr. Moreno earned a medical degree from the Universidad de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. She completed a surgical internship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL…

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Dr. Keegan attended medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons then completed Family Medicine Residency at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester. After six years in private practice in Massachusetts, she and her family relocated to Vermont, where she has been on faculty since 2011, practicing Family Medicine with Obstetrics. She…

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By Dr. Kirsten Stoesser Welcome to day two of the AAFP Congress of Delegates (COD)! Today’s discussions focused on resolutions submitted in the areas of Advocacy and of Organization and Finance. Over 250 participants, inclusive of family medicine state academy delegates and alternate delegates from all 50 states, plus representatives from Puerto Rico, Guam, the…

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The 2020 AAFP Congress of Delegates is held annually each fall. This year, it is being held virtually, for the first time. At each Congress of Delegates, resolutions are presented by each state chapter, debated during reference committees, and voted on during general session meetings. Due to the virtual format, states were limited to submitting…

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Dear UAFP Members, As the chapter staff of the Utah Academy of Family Physicians, we are honored to work for the most incredible group of frontline physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We always knew that family physicians had one of the most difficult and most important jobs (and not just in the field of healthcare),…

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by Matthew J. Clayton, DO villagegreenpeds@gmail.comVillage Green Pediatrics I am a Provo native who went to Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona for medical school and completed my internship in med/peds at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix before switching to a general pediatric residency program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  After residency I spent two months at an island clinic…

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