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2017 TCEP Board of Directors Questionnaire
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Nominations

2017 TCEP Board of Directors

Questionnaire


Anant Patel, DO

1. Please provide us with your Medical School and Residency Program information including graduation dates. Also include your current positions held with a brief description of your duties.

Medical School:
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine/Midwestern University: Graduation 2012

Residency:
Emergency Medicine: John Peter Smith Health Network: Graduation 2015

Current Positions:

Assistant Medical Director
John Peter Smith Health Network
Share in administrative duties at a level 1 trauma/tertiary care facility with a particular focus in service metrics.

Core Faculty
John Peter Smith Emergency Medicine Residency
Participate in residency education through teaching on shift, providing lectures in weekly conferences and involvement in institutional research projects.

Young Physician Board Member
Texas College of Emergency Physicians

Board Member
Emergency Physician Advisory Board – Medstar EMS
Physician based advisory group for local EMS system. Participate in review of protocols and system challenges to ensure high quality pre-hospital care for community.

2. Tell us about your involvement in TCEP.

I have been a TCEP member since the start of my residency in 2012. My early involvement in TCEP inspired me to get involved with organized medicine, I was board member with EMRA and worked closely with TCEP to enhance the medical student and resident experience during the TCEP annual assembly. Currently serve on the board of directors as a young physician member.

3. Convey to us your goals as a Director and what you see as the pressing issues facing Emergency Physicians in the next three years.

I would covet the opportunity to stay on the board to continue the work started in my year as the young physician member. I believe the board has done a great job identifying strategic priorities for our college. Of these, some of the most pressing issues are those that we can influence through advocacy, which I believe, is one of the strengths of our college. These include supporting fair payment for emergency services, protecting and promoting independent free standing emergency centers and continuing to preserve our tort reform achievements.

4. Please provide a brief description of family, community and professional activities, and hobbies.

I have been married to my high school sweetheart Jennifer for 8 ½ years. We are both avid fans of the Texas Rangers. I have a particular interest in public speaking/teaching. In my spare time I enjoy playing golf, basketball and tennis.

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