Resident President
Kristina Dakis, MD
UIC Family Medicine Residency

Kristina was featured by AAFP for her work in recognizing and preventing burnout in medical school and residency.  Read the interview here

Resident President-Elect 
Tauqeer Qazi, MD
Univ. of Illinois at Peoria Family Medicine Residency Program

Delegate to AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents.  Read his report














Kristina and fellow Illinois resident Anna Balabanova, MD have been chosen to receive a 2017 AAFP Excellence in Graduate Medical Education Award and will be honored at AAFP FMX in San Antonio. 


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Want to learn more about family medicine and advocacy?  Listen to the recording of our March Lunch and Learn Webinar, presented by Gordana Krkic, CAE 

2017 Resident Scholarly Works Virtual Summit - Results.  You can view the recording here


Completed Project
May Soliz, MD
University of Chicago (NorthShore)
Transitions of Care Curriculum: Helping Family Medicine physicians learn the best fit post-acute care setting for patients' needs.  

  Link to her presentation 


Research in Progress
Mike Walker, MD and Jiyeon Jeon, MD
Northwestern McGaw at Humboldt Park
Pre-Diabetes: Clinically Meaningful Interventions Based on Chart Review

Link to their presentation 

2016 Results:

Top scoring presentation: Click here to view the slides

Lindsay Martin-Engel, MD MPH and Jacqueline Allen, MD - West Suburban Family Medicine Residency Program
Presentation Title: Improving Provider Readiness to Manage Intimate Partner Violence in Family Medicine Resident Continuity Clinics in Chicago
Category: Completed Project

Kathrine Duffy, MD - Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency Program at Humboldt Park
Presentation Title: LGBTQ Youth: The Journey to Homelessness and Potential Role for Primary Care Intervention
Category: Research in-progress

Click here to view the slides

Judith Disterhoft, MD - West Suburban Family Medicine Residency Program
Presentation Title: One Key Question: Preventative Reproductive Health
Category: Research in-progress

Click here to view the slides

You can also view the recordings on the IAFP CME Learning Management System (registration required) under "other education" tab. 

Congratulations to our 2015 Top Scoring Resident Research Presentations:

Completed Project:  Javier Guevara, MD  
Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Impact of an EHR Smart Phrase and Resident Education on Adherence to ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
Co-Presenters: Kajal Patel MD, Corina Marshall MD, Julia Gold MD, Daniel Hanley MD

Research In-Progress: Charity Lehn, MD
McGaw Northwestern Family Medicine Residency
Implementation of a Model to Empower Family Medicine Patients to Achieve  Institute of Medicine Gestational  Weight Gain Recommendations

  AAFP Residency Resources

Illinois Match Results