Your TAFP News Now update for the week of October 1, 2016
TAFP News Now
Meet our October Member of the Month
It’s October and our Member of the Month is Amer Shakil, MD. In his profile he shares insight on what makes a great family medicine doctor, what he wants medical students to know about entering the family medicine specialty, and how working with residents is one of the best parts of his career.
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October 1 is Texas Influenza Awareness Day
The flu’s not something many of us think about until it’s everywhere. So our friends in the Immunization Unit at Texas Department of State Health Services have gathered a number of resources to assist you in getting your patients attention regarding the benefits of receiving the flu vaccination sooner rather than later.
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Apply now for the 2017 Family Medicine Leadership Experience
The TAFP Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Family Medicine Leadership Experience. If you’re a new physician, mid-career physician, or resident looking to expand and polish your leadership skills, this experience is definitely for you.
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Preceptors: Thank you!
TAFP received great news this year when state funding was reinstated for the Texas Family Medicine Preceptorship Program. While the return of state support is greatly appreciated, what makes the Preceptorship Program a success is the dedication of our fantastic preceptors. To the 55 preceptors who volunteered their time, we say thank you.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Register for ASPCS and book your hotel by the end of next week to save money
There is still time to save! Register and make hotel reservations by October 7. Receive up to $100 in early bird registration savings and continue to save when you make your reservation at lovely Westin Galleria Dallas using our group rate — who doesn’t love a great deal?
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TOOLS YOU CAN USE
Find your future at the TAFP Career Center
Searching for the perfect family doctor to join your practice? Looking for a change of scenery? Check out the exclusive TAFP Career Center. There you can review current job openings all over the state and you can post your CV anonymously, so no one has to know you’re looking. The TAFP Career Center is where talent meets opportunity.
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