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At the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, our mission is to promote the health of all Texans by serving the needs of members and advancing the specialty of family medicine.

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TNN: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the May 17 special edition of TAFP News Now includes resources for both you and your patients.

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Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds for April 2023

AAFP advocates for sustainable Medicare payment, supports ban on noncompete clauses, raises alarm over recent ACA ruling, and more

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New substance use disorder training requirement to be added to physician DEA registration

Starting June 27, 2023, physicians registering for or renewing their DEA license to prescribe controlled substances will have to attest they have completed eight hours of training on substance use disorder.

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Clinician, teacher, leader, advocate, coach

A profile of the Texas Family Physician of the Year

Linda Siy, MD

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Meet your May Member of the Month

Emily Briggs, MD, MPH

TAFP President Emily Briggs, MD, MPH, is the founder of Briggs Family Medicine in New Braunfels, where she practices full-spectrum family medicine and obstetrics. She’s active in the community, working closely with her local School Health Advisory Council and serving as the medical director for two New Braunfels school districts. She’s been active in TAFP since medical school, and previously served as the new physician board member for both TAFP and AAFP. 

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TAFP Foundation

Through support of students, residents, and research, we build the foundation for the future of family medicine

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By supporting candidates who understand and appreciate what family medicine means to our communities, we strengthen the vitality of the specialty. Donate to the TAFP Political Action Committee and make your voice heard.

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