July 26, 2011

Connect with family physician colleagues through live streaming video, social media
Expand your network and connect with your colleagues through TAFPís Social Media Portal during the 2011 Annual Session and Scientific Assembly July 27-31. Even if you canít join us in Dallas, you can still participate through this hub, where members from around the state are encouraged to participate, provide input, and interact with our fully-integrated social media program including our first-ever live streaming video lecture. more...

Member of the Month: Emily Sullivan Meyer, M.D.
Fourth-generation physician carries on tradition of patient care in rural Texas
Meet our July Member of the Month, Emily Sullivan Meyer, M.D., a rural physician in Hondo, Texas, who currently practices with her father and four other family physicians. Her family's medical tradition started with her great-grandfather when he moved to Hondo and opened a general practice in 1906. more...

New Texas Health Steps child health clinical record forms now available
Texas Health Steps has made available a new set of child health clinical record forms for use in documenting completion of THSteps medical checkups. The forms reflect updated THSteps policy. more...

EDUCATION UPDATE

Registration for 2011 Primary Care Summit is now open
Conference again held in two locations: Houston and Dallas
The 2011 Primary Care Summit will again be held in two locations: Oct. 21-23 in Houston and Nov. 11-13 in Dallas. In addition to earning up to 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsô, attendees can make progress toward their ABFM Maintenance of Certification through up to two SAM Group Study Workshops. Registration for the popular programs is open now. Read more about what this yearís conferences have to offer. more...