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TAFP News Now

The TAFP News Now e-newsletter delivers current news and Academy events right to Texas family physicians’ inboxes. See the latest digest below or visit the TNN archive here. If you aren’t receiving this important news service, contact Kathy McCarthy at kmccarthy@tafp.org to request to join the mailing list.

February 19, 2020

AAFP: We’re fighting to reduce administrative burdens
Health care administration costs an estimated $350 billion each year in the United States, according to a recent report. Family doctors know the effects of this costly complexity all too well. In his most recent post, AAFP’s Shawn Martin describes the Academy’s ongoing campaign to alleviate members’ top concern: administrative burden.
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Recognize a colleague’s achievements with a TAFP award nomination
Nominate a colleague for one of TAFP’s annual awards: Physician of the Year, Physician Emeritus, Public Health Award, Exemplary Teaching Award, or the Special Constituency Leadership Award. Nominations are due March 9.
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Attend AAFP’s Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in D.C.
AAFP has put out the call: Come fight for family medicine in the nation’s capital. May 18-19, family physicians from across the nation will gather in Washington, D.C., to drill down on the latest legislative issues and to learn best practices for making your case to your elected officials. Get real-life, hands-on experience advocating for your patients and your specialty on Capitol Hill.
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Resources on early childhood health from Texans Care for Children
In partnership with the Episcopal Health Foundation, TCFC has released a publication intended for family physicians interested in supporting early childhood brain development. It explores four examples of early childhood brain-building models that can be effectively integrated into your practice.
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NPI will be in Houston this July
Get excellent procedural training from National Procedures Institute at the JW Marriott Houston by the Galleria, July 23 through July 26. Save $100 when you register before June 23 and TAFP members receive an additional 20% discount. Register online today.
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