Two faculty members were honored in November by the Texas Association of Family Physicians during the organization’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in Galveston.
Marcy Wiemers, M,D., received the Full-time Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award. She is the family medicine residency associate program director and assistant clinical professor at UT Health San Antonio. She has received several recognitions and awards for her work as a professor, physician, and scholar, including the Corpus Christi Family Medicine Residency Program’s Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award in both 2008 and 2012 and UT Health San Antonio’s Family and Community Medicine Education Development Award.
Nida Joy Emko, M.D., received the Part-time Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award. She is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She also cares for incarcerated teens at the Juvenile Detention Center, teaches family medicine residents at the Family Health Center, and sees patients at the Family Medicine Inpatient Service at University Hospital. She’s received numerous honors and awards for her work as a professor, physician, and scholar, including the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for Faculty, and the Veritas Faculty Mentor of the Year Award.