UNMC for the record

May 01, 2020

Image with caption: Dave O'Dell, M.D.

Dave O'Dell, M.D.

Dr. O'Dell receives Desforges Distinguished Teaching Award

Dave O'Dell, M.D., recently received the American College of Physicians' Dr. Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teaching Award -- one of the ACP's highest awards bestowed for the ennobling qualities of a great teacher as judged by the acclaim and accomplishments of former students who have been inspired and have achieved positions of leadership in the field of medical education, primarily as teachers. View the full story.

Dr. Beachy elected to ACP post

Micah Beachy, D.O., recently was elected as governor of the Nebraska Chapter of the American College of Physicians. He succeeds Marvin Bittner, M.D., who led the organization for the past four years.

Dr. Beachy, of Omaha, is vice president/chief quality officer at Nebraska Medicine and associate professor in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and received his post-doctoral training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He became a Fellow of ACP (FACP) in 2012. Fellowship is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

UNMC physicians named ACP fellows

The following UNMC physicians in the Department of Internal Medicine recently were named fellows of the American College of Physicians.

  • Allison Ashford, M.D.
  • Kelly Cawcutt, M.D.
  • Alan Erickson, M.D.
  • Krishna Gundabolu, M.B.B.S., M.D.
  • Sehr Haroon, M.D.
  • Sarah Holstein, M.D.
  • Matthew Lunning, D.O.
  • Jasmine Marcelin, M.D.
  • Christine Mitchell, M.D.
  • Stephen Mohring, M.D.
  • Michael Smith, M.D.
  • Ketki Tendulkar, M.B.B.S.
  • Tammy Wichman, M.D.
  • Renee Young, M.D.


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Tom O’Connor
May 01, 2020 at 9:23 AM

Congrats Dr. O’Dell! Kudos to one of UNMC’s best teachers.