the Program

PROGRAM FACTS

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Jeffrey D. Tiemstra, MD, FAAFP

Jeffrey D. Tiemstra, MD, FAAFP

  • Family Physician, Aurora Lakeland Family Medicine Clinic
  • Clinical Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Tiemstra earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, and did his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He practiced solo rural Family Medicine in western Illinois for 6 years before joining the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During his tenure at UIC he has served as residency program director, clinic medical director, and Department of Family Medicine Associate Head for Clinical Affairs. He and his wife have 3 grown children, they love the outdoors, and he has completed 27 marathons.