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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.

June 19, 2019

There is still time to submit your entry for TAFP’s innovators competition
The Behavioral Health Integration Innovators Competition, an initiative to highlight the best models for integrating behavioral health in primary care practices, is accepting registrations and entries until July 8. You don’t need to create anything new; you just need to describe what you’re already doing. TAFP will award $10,000 prizes to the top three winning entries. Don’t delay, you only have a little over two weeks to register and submit!
Learn more and enter

Submit your poster abstract now to share your research at ASPCS in November
Display your research at the 2019 Student, Resident, and Community Physician Poster Competition, to be held during Annual Session and Primary Care Summit on Nov. 9 in The Woodlands. The deadline to submit an abstract and application is Sept. 9, 2019.
Learn more and apply

Encourage students to apply for a Foundation Scholarship
Have you worked with a Texas medical student interested in family medicine who is graduating next year? Encourage them to apply for a TAFP Foundation scholarship. There is over $20,000 in scholarships available to students graduating in 2020. There are different criteria for each but we have one unified application to make it easier for students to apply. The application must be completed and supporting documents sent by July 26.
Learn more and apply

Earn CME in Houston with NPI
Join NPI September 12-15 at the JW Marriott Houston Galleria for some of their most popular courses. TAFP members receive 20 percent off registration. Don’t wait too long to make your hotel reservations, the special group rate ends August 29.
Learn more and register