Contents tagged with hart
Private practice: Are we approaching the end of the road?
By Rebecca Hart, MD
Is private practice obsolete? Can it be saved, and if so, who will save it?
Such questions dog many of our colleagues in family medicine. We struggle to keep small businesses thriving amid ever-increasing administrative hassles and expenses. All the while, disruptive new market entrants threaten to upend the mores and norms we’ve always known.more
Family medicine thrives in The Woodlands
Report from TAFP’s 2015 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit
Family physicians and other health professionals from around the state … more
Member of the Month: Rebecca Hart, MD
League City doc enjoys evolving practice
Dr. Hart received her medical degree from UT Southwestern in Dallas, then completed a residency … more
Highlights from TAFP’s Interim Session, March 5-7, 2015
Advocating for you and your patients With the Legislature in session, there was extensive discussion about GME funding, Medicaid, scope of … more
Highlights from TAFP’s Annual Session, July 23-27, 2014
The committees, commissions, and sections of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians met in San Antonio and deliberated on many important … more
Highlights from TAFP’s Interim Session
The committees, commissions, and sections of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians met in Austin on March 1-2, 2013. The Board of Directors met on Saturday, … more
Join this public health effort and help decrease
youth tobacco use
By Rebecca Hart, M.D.
Happy anniversary, Tar Wars! Did you know that Tar Wars, AAFP’s tobacco-free education program, celebrated 25 years in 2012? To mark this milestone, the National Tar Wars Advisory Group wants to re-energize the program.
Remember Tar Wars? Most of you may have been involved in medical school or residency, giving talks to fifth-grade students at local schools. You went into the classroom with about 30 kids and had a fun interactive session talking about smoking, questioning them about what they knew, educating them, and inviting them to do their own creative thinking about how to stay smoke free. You then invited them to make a smoke-free poster and enter the national poster contest. Kids love the interactive presentation, and really enjoy the contest. It was fun for you and was a great community service.more