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NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2015
 
 
 
 
Shkelzen Hoxhaj, MD FACEP
President
Call for TCEP Board of Director's Nominations/ Call for Bylaws Amendments. The Texas College of Emergency Physicians depends upon its fourteen member Board of Directors for its vision and action. Eleven Regular Board Members serve staggered three year terms, plus one year terms for a Young Physician, Resident and Medical Student seats...
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Government Relations Committee

REPORT
Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee
"Can't you hurry? Don't you see that my son is in pain?" I overheard this conversation at the check-in desk of one of the smaller (less busy) hospital ED's in which I work. The tech was quickly bringing the young boy with an extremity injury back to an exam room, taking vital signs while the nurse was beginning to get the history from the mom, when the dad burst through the hallway door...
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Member Needs Survey for EMphasis
REPORT
Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM
The Texas College of Emergency Physicians surveyed our members this Spring in order to get a better understanding TCEP's value to our members and opportunities for improvement. The most valuable aspects of membership as rated by members were...
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Calendar of Events
 
2015
November 12 Texas Tech Residency Visit El Paso, TX
November 13 Simulation Lab Fort Worth, TX
November 23-24 EMS Medical Director's Course Dallas, TX
2016
April 7 Fort Hood Residency Visit San Antonio, TX
April 21-24 TCEP Annual Meeting Galveston, TX
April 27-30 TMA Meeting Dallas, TX
April 29 Simulation Lab Fort Worth, 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
June 6-8 FSED Meeting Houston, TX
October 15-18 ACEP Scientific Assembly Las Vegas, NV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UNTHSC/TCOM Update
REPORT
Teresa Dunphy, Tony Balda, Kyle Cotten
The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) Emergency Medicine Interest Group has already started the 2015-2016 academic year with a bang! After winning the UNTHSC Interdisciplinary Professionalism Award at the end of last year for extending...
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Emergency Medicine Interest Group at Texas Tech University Update
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The Emergency Medicine Interest Group at Texas Tech University HSC PLFSOM hit the ground running at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year. We were on campus in July when the MS1s were completing their summer “Immersion,” and this allowed us to...
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Texas College of Emergency Physicians Medical Student Committee
REPORT
Faroukh Mehkri
I was lucky enough this year to be able to attend the American College of emergency physicians scientific assembly this past week in Boston. This is the largest conglomeration of emergency physicians in the entire year. The one time during the year speakers that normally deliver keynote speeches...
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ACEP Council Meeting 2015
REPORT
Diana Fite, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
Each year for the two days before Scientific Assembly begins, the ACEP Council meets. This year we met in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 24-25. The Council meeting got off to a bit of a rocky start for TCEP because many flights from Texas were cancelled the day before due to severe raining...
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