May 17, 2011

CAPITOL UPDATE: With time running out on the Legislature, special session “likely”
House deadlines last week killed scores of bills and, with just two weeks remaining in the 82nd Texas Legislature, lawmakers are running out of time and options to pass their legislation. Though experts are wavering on the possibility of a special session, the Senate’s chief budget-writer is more certain. more...

Member of the Month: Julie Graves Moy, M.D., M.P.H.
Physician explores many sides of family medicine
This month’s featured member is Julie Graves Moy, M.D., M.P.H., of Austin, who currently works for the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, but has worked in academia, private practice, and emergency medicine as well. She’s currently working on her doctorate in policy management and biostatistics. more...

TAFP members represent Texas at conferences in Kansas City, Washington, D.C.
Delegates traveled to three major AAFP conferences last week to represent the family physicians of Texas. Read more about the National Conference of Special Constituencies and Annual Leadership Forum in Kansas City, Mo., and the 2011 Family Medicine Congressional Conference in Washington, D.C. more...

Connect to TAFP through LinkedIn group or company page
Attention Active members: join TAFP’s group on LinkedIn to engage and network with your peers in a professional forum. We’re a brand-new group and want to serve your needs as a member, so we encourage you to share this platform with your TAFP colleagues and help shape what this group becomes. If there’s something you hope to find by participating in the TAFP group on LinkedIn, please let us know by posting to the discussion forum. Go to TAFP’s group page here. If you are not an active member, sign up to follow our company page on LinkedIn.


Get more from your practice by learning a new procedure
NPI to join TAFP for Annual Session in Dallas
As a part owner and the managing partner of the National Procedures Institute, TAFP is proud to bring the popular NPI Orthopedics for the Office program to the 2011 Annual Session and Scientific Assembly. Join us Wednesday, July 27, and Thursday, July 28, for this 16-hour CME program at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in downtown Dallas. Registration for Annual Session is not required to attend this workshop and the cost is $1,100. Go to the Annual Session section of for more information and to register.