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May Member of the Month: Christopher Trinh
Medical student loves breadth and scope of family medicine
In his fourth year of med school at UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Trinh says the core values of family medicine are what draw him to the specialty. Read Trinh’s profile here.

HHSC seeks physicians for new state advisory committees
A couple of interesting new advisory committees that deal with the state Medicaid program have open seats and TAFP encourages you to consider applying to serve if you are at all intrigued. Applications are due May 12 so you’ll have to act fast. Check out this blog for more.

Help make primary care great again by attending the Texas Primary Care and Health Home Summit
The Texas Health Institute and the Texas Medical Home Initiative will present the 2016 Texas Primary Care and Health Home Summit at the JW Marriott Houston Galleria June 9-10. Attendees will hear from experts on medical home models and best practices. For more information visit www.texashealthhomesummit.org

Take a brief survey and help researchers determine access to care for pregnant women with HIV in Texas
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are conducting a survey to research specialized care for pregnant women with HIV in Texas. One of their goals is to develop a list of physicians across the state who provide care for pregnant women living with HIV and to create a referral list available to all obstetric providers. They have asked TAFP members to complete a brief survey—three to seven minutes. “Your responses are vital to understanding how to improve care for mothers and infants in Texas,” they wrote in an email to the Academy. Take the survey.

AAFP member census: a little information, a lot of influence
Despite being a quick, 12-question survey, the AAFP member census can be very influential in defining member resources, better serving members, and advancing the specialty of family medicine.Take this year’s census here.


NPI brings ultrasound procedure course to San Antonio this June
Get a day and a half of excellent procedural training from National Procedures Institute at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, June 4 through June 5. As owner of NPI, TAFP is proud to present NPI’s Ultrasound: Office, Hospitalist, and Emergency with Musculoskeletal Scanning. Use the coupon code “EBJUN” when registering before May 5 and save $100. Register online now.