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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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NEWS
TAFP will create a new $1 million fund to engage students and residents

The TAFP Board of Directors recently voted to establish a new fund to be administered by the TAFP Foundation that will support medical students and residents.

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HEALTHY PRACTICE
Online CME — Solutions to Administrative Burden: Inbox

In this free one-hour on-demand activity, family physicians discuss innovations they’ve deployed to address administrative burden.

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AAFP NEWS
Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds for June 2024

AAFP backs legislation to streamline prior authorizations, applauds SCOTUS ruling on mifepristone, and more.

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A family medicine champion for West Texas

A profile of Texas Family Physician of the Year

Ron Cook, DO, MBA

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2024 TAFP Student and Resident Summit

August 24, 2024
Courtyard by Marriott
Grapevine, Texas

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NEW ONLINE CME
Get your required human trafficking CME 

Watch TAFP's online course, "Identifying Human Trafficking in Texas: What Physicians Need to Know," and get your required human trafficking training credit.

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PRACTICE RESOURCES
Administrative simplification

The TAFP Council on Medical Practice has curated a set of articles and resources to help you reduce administrative burden in your practice.

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PRACTICE RESOURCES
Value-based care resources

Watch an informational video by Dr. Peter Valenzuela and access a variety of other VBC tools and resources.

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Meet your June Member of the Month

Prachi Thapar, DO

Prachi Thapar, DO, is entering her third year of training at the UT Southwestern Family Medicine Residency Program. She aspires to care for underserved populations and to be an advocate for health care policies that increase access to quality care for all. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Thapar attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth. She says family medicine is more than a profession; “it’s a calling — a journey enriched by shared experiences, mutual respect, and a profound sense of purpose.”

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

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