Your TAFP News Now update for the week of November 17, 2016
TAFP News Now
Meet our November Member of the Month
Linda Siy, MD, of Fort Worth chairs the board of trustees for the TAFP Political Action Committee, and as we gear up for the start of the next Texas legislative session, we thought it would be great to ask Dr. Siy about the important role TAFPPAC plays for the specialty and how you can help out.
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Serve as Physician of the Day during the 85th Texas Legislature
TAFP wants you — yes you — to volunteer a day of your time treating legislators, their staffs, and other members of the Capitol community at the Capitol Health Services Clinic from January through June of 2017. This service to the Texas Legislature demonstrates first-hand the value and necessity of family physicians in Texas. Family medicine residents and medical students are welcome and encouraged to serve alongside any active member.
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TMA seeks nominations for its annual Anson Jones, MD, Awards
Did you encounter a medical story in 2016 that blew you away? TMA is seeking extraordinary medical story nominees for the Anson Jones, MD, Awards and it’s easy to pitch your favorite story or journalist. The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2017.
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CAFP End-of-Life Conversations Project kicks off
TAFP’s own Tamra K. Deuser, MD, memorial lecture series focuses on the role of the family physician in end-of-life care. Now our partners at the California Academy of Family Physicians are also providing resources to assist family physicians and their practice teams in the end-of-life care conversation.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
NPI brings new-and-improved Wound Care Management and Basic Suturing course to San Antonio
NPI is bringing back two of its most popular courses, Basic Suturing and the new and improved Wound Care Management and Advanced Suturing course. Spend a weekend in February brushing up on techniques and enjoying all the things San Antonio has to offer.
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