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December 6, 2019
Apply for the Family Medicine Leadership Experience
TAFP’s FMLE program is designed to prepare you to confidently step into leadership roles. For one year, you’ll participate in learning sessions focused on team leadership, interpersonal skills, advocacy, and communication. The application deadline is December 15, 2019.
Meet your December Member of the Month
Mahdi Awwad, MD, is an assistant professor in family and community medicine with the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas where he also serves as Maternity Care and Women’s Health Curriculum Leader. Learn more about his experiences in teaching, maternal-child health, and full-spectrum care.
Employers engage as health costs climb
In a health care marketplace where disruption is the new normal, employers are waking up to the might of their purchasing power. What comes next will depend on what they do with it.
Recertify with Healthy Texas Women through the Provider Information Management System
To maintain a current database of providers, Healthy Texas Women needs its providers to recertify annually. You can recertify through the online Provider Information Management System. For step-by-step instructions, use the PIMS User Guide. The recertification period runs through December 31, 2019. PIMS is accessed through the TMHP provider web page by clicking “Log in to My Account.”
Support the TAFP Foundation with an end-of-year donation
Make a tax-deductible donation to the TAFP Foundation before the end of the year and you can rest easy in the knowledge that you have given your support to medical students, family medicine residents, and clinical research in your specialty.
Donate to Foundation
Treat yourself to a procedure course this December in San Antonio with NPI
Save now on practical education on Dermatological Procedures, Exercise Stress Testing, Joint Exam and Injections, and more. As a TAFP member you’ll receive 20 percent off each course. Register online to join NPI in San Antonio next week.