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NEWSLETTER: SEPTEMBER 2015
 
 
 
THE
PRESIDENT'S
MESSAGE
Shkelzen Hoxhaj, MD FACEP
President
Congratulations to the new ACEP Fellows in the Texas Chapter that will be recognized at ACEP 15 in Boston this October
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ABCD Simulation Procedure Course
(Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Delivery)

 
Friday, November 13, 2015
Amon G. Carter Medical Simulation Training Center
Fort Worth, TX
 
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Government Relations Committee

REPORT
Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee
Those who have read these reports over the years are familiar with the TCEP Government Relation Committee's strong concerns about preserving the tort laws that passed in 2003, which brought so many more physicians, not to mention brought back liability insurance carriers...
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Freestanding Emergency Departments: A Disruptive Innovation from the Lone Star State
REPORT
Jennifer Rzadkowolski, DO
Cedric Dark, MD, MPH
The Texas Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facility (FEC) Licensing Act was enacted by the 84th legislature in 2009. This act licensed freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) in Texas. It defined FSEDs as entities that are structurally separate and distinct from a hospital...
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Calendar of Events
 
2015
September 24 UTSW Austin Residency Visit Austin, TX
September 25-26 TMA Fall Conference – Hyatt Lost Pines Bastrop, TX
September 26-27 TCEP Board Meeting – Hyatt Lost Pines Bastrop, TX
October 8 UT Houston and Baylor Residency Visit Houston, TX
October 15 Texas A&M Scott & White Residency Visit Temple, TX
October 24-25 ACEP Council Meeting Boston, MA
October 26-29 ACEP Scientific Assembly Boston, MA
November 13 Simulation Lab Fort Worth, TX
November 23-24 EMS Medical Director’s Course Dallas, TX
2016
April 21-24 TCEP Annual Meeting Galveston, TX
May 1-4 EDPMA Annual Meeting Las Vegas, NV
May 10-14 SAEM Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA
May 15-18 ACEP Legislative Advocacy Conference Washington DC
October 15-18 ACEP Scientific Assembly Las Vegas, NV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BCM UPDATE
REPORT
Shehni Nadeem and Timothy Wall
During the 2014-2015 academic year, the Baylor College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Interest Group has been proud to have over 300 active members. We were proud to reach a record number of first and second year medical students and engage them in...
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UTHSC at Houston Student Society of Emergency Medicine Update
REPORT
Max Goulas
For 2015-2016 the UTHSC at Houston Student Society of Emergency Medicine has 418 members on our mailing list, however more are expected to come once the class of 2019 joins up. SSEM is a very large student organization which meets about once a month to bring in faculty speakers or pannels as part of a blue book credit lecture series...
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