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February Member of the Month: Brittany Taute
TAFP Board student member hopes to practice in rural setting

Fourth-year UTMB medical student and TAFP Board member Brittany Taute discusses her aspirations for a career in rural family medicine post-graduation. Read Taute’s profile here.

Increase support for residency training and invest in Texas’ health
Fourth-year medical student Blair Cushing blogs for TAFP on the Legislative Budget Board’s recommendations for the 84th Texas Legislature and a Senate Bill that will strengthen the physician workforce in Texas. Read more in this TAFP blog.

Applications for TMA’s Be Wise — Immunize shot clinic grants due March 1
The Texas Medical Association will accept applications for its Be Wise — Immunize grants through this Sunday, March 1. The program offers grants of up to $2,500 to fund free or low-cost vaccination events for underserved and uninsured children, adolescents, or adults. Apply on the TMA website now.


There is still time to register for C. Frank Webber
Online registration for next week’s C. Frank Webber Lectureship will be open until this Friday, Feb. 27. If you don’t get a chance to register beforehand, you can still come to the Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark March 6 and register on site. To register online and for more information, go to www.tafp.org/professional-development/cfw.