In the Department of Family Medicine...

  • Every member feels valued, heard, and respected.
  • Honesty is implicit in our daily work.
  • Communication is direct and open.
  • The teaching, practice, and advancement of healing is paramount.
  • Healthcare is delivered with compassion and respect.
  • Balance is maintained in our professional and personal lives.
  • All members feel integral to the pursuit of these goals.

Administrative Leadership

Fern Hauck, MD, MS, Director of Research. Dr. Hauck serves as the leader of the Research Division and coordinates the Department efforts at developing publishable scholarly work, both as original research and refined research, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Lisa Rollins, PhD , Fellowship Program Director, has extensive experience in both curriculum development and in the evaluation of teaching methods. Dr. Rollins will lead both the educational and evaluation divisions of the Center. This will include the designing of courses that will offer high-quality “evidence-based” CME to practicing clinicians in Virginia.