University of Nebraska Medical Center

Parents & Family Association

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The UNMC College of Medicine Parents and Family Association is an organization comprised of parents and family members of students enrolled in the UNMC College of Medicine. This advisory council was founded to enhance communication between parents and family members of these students, the college and the university.


  • Promote and support networking with College of Medicine administrators and alumni;
  • Support collaboration and social interaction between parents and family members of medical students, student organizations and the University;
  • Provide a support network for parents and family members of medical students;
  • Inform parents and family members about campus updates and changes.

Council Leadership

Pat & Cindy Regan (Student Year 2024)


Scott & Paula Hardin (Student Year 2023)
Stephanie Sacco (Student Year 2023)
Mike & Melissa Karloff (Student Year 2024)
Mike & Marian Weaver (Student Years 2024 & 2025)
Mark Ziegenbein (Student Years 2024 & 2025)
Elaine Adams (Student Year 2025)
Kim Anderson (Student Year 2025)
Michelle Schefcik (Student Year 2025)

Student Representatives

2023 2024 2025 2026
Rebecca Brooks Anna Wilwerding Garret Ostdiek-Wille Sophia Jensen
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Support Our Work

The work of the Parents & Family Association is made possible through gifts to the Parents & Family Innovation Fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation. Thank you for your generosity!