Your TAFP News Now update for the week of January 9, 2018
TAFP News Now
Meet your Member of the Month
The new year brings new beginnings and a new Member of the Month. Find out how Adanna Amechi-Obigwe, MD, went from a quiet medical student, who passed out at the sight of blood, to a physician advocate dedicated to continuing the legacy of family medicine.
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What happened to Tar Wars?
In the 30 years since the first Tar Wars presentation, the program has reached more than 10 million children across the globe. The AAFP program is still in operation, but why aren’t Texas children submitting posters anymore? The TAFP Commission on Public Health, Clinical Affairs, and Research wants to do something about that.
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Bring your voice and experiences to TAFP
If you are interested in becoming more involved with TAFP, consider applying for an officer or board member position. Applications are due March 16 and will be reviewed April 14, during Interim Session. For more information about how to apply, please contact Kathy McCarthy.
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Support your community and win
Help your community earn points, and maybe even win the grand prize, by participating in the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge from Jan. 8 – Mar. 4. Once you register, you can track your physical activity, share “healthy selfies,” plan healthy activities in your community, or bring attention to your own health event.
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Provide feedback on the opioid crisis
The Texas A&M Health Sciences Center’s Opioid Task Force wants to better understand the presentation of pain and pain treatment in primary care settings and they need your help. Follow the link below to participate in a brief survey.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Grab your shades and meet NPI in Orlando
Leave your coat in the closet and join NPI for sun and fun at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, February 8-11. TAFP members are eligible for a 10 percent discount on all NPI courses, so why not attend a course on Dermatologic Procedures, Aesthetic Procedures, Mastering Protocols for Optimization of HRT, and more? Simply use the discount code: TAFPMember to take advantage of this great deal.
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