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NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2016
 
 
 
THE
PRESIDENT'S
MESSAGE
Shkelzen Hoxhaj, MD, FACEP
President
TCEP Connect 2016; An Exciting New EM Conference

We are revamping our annual meeting this year to bring you, 1) Family-friendly events, 2) Venues to Connect with colleagues/ friends (new and old), 3) Stellar lectures from the most sought after national speakers, and 4) Opportunities to Get Involved...
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Dr. Corey Slovis is a Keynote Speaker at TCEP Connect 2016
 
 
 
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Government Relations Committee

REPORT
Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee
If you are reading this report on or before March 1, please be sure to vote in the primary election. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) and Texas physicians have worked for years to get judges elected to the Texas Supreme Court who would be fair to physicians and not favor the plaintiff attorneys over the general public. Finally that was achieved and it is thanks to the makeup of the Texas Supreme Court that we have kept our tort laws that passed in 2003...
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Immediate openings in Harker Heights, a busy 50,000-volume ED between Austin & Waco. Live the good life along the shores of Lake Belton! Scribes & NP/PA support. Level IV trauma and chest pain center plus 2 busy cath labs. Contact gbecker@eddocs.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2016 TCEP Board of Directors Nominee Questionnaire
 
Click the photo for more information and responses from the candidates.

REGULAR BOARD MEMBERS

Carrie de Moor, MD, FACEP

Justin Fairless, DO, FACEP

Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP

Justin Hensley, MD, FACEP

Heidi Knowles, MD, FACEP


YOUNG PHYSICIAN

Jessica Best, MD

Anant Patel, MD


CANDIDATE MEMBER

Thiago Halmer, MD


MEDICAL STUDENT

Faroukh Mehkri

Nick Salerno
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thousands of Texans learn the Two Step and how to save a life
PRESS RELEASE
More than 4,250 Texans learned lifesaving hands-only CPR during the Texas Two Step How To Save A Life Campaign last Saturday. Hundreds of medical student volunteers in Amarillo, Austin, College Station, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, Lubbock, and San Antonio taught participants how to...
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EmCare leads the way in Making Health Care Work Better especially for physicians. We provide the resources & support you need so you can focus on what's truly important patient care. We have more jobs, in more places. Staff & leadership openings. Contact 727-437-0846, craig.mcgovern@emcare.com
 
 
 
 
Go Army
 
 
 
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TMLT
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A&M University COM EMIG: Grooming Future EM Physicians
REPORT
Jennifer Dickinson, MSIII
EMIG EMRA Liaison
It has been a great 2015-2016 academic year for the Texas A&M University COM Emergency Medicine Interest Group. As always, our goal is to expose more and more of our medical school colleagues to the specialty of Emergency Medicine. Our meetings, activities and workshops provide information, tools, experience and contacts necessary for students to educate themselves and enter into competitive residencies...
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Restructuring EMIG Leadership Roles to Enhance Leadership Development and Member Opportunities
REPORT
Daniel Merrill, Alison Yarp, and Nicholas Salerno
When we last wrote, near one year ago, the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) Emergency Medicine Student Association (EMSA) restructured its leadership in an effort to develop more student leaders and provide more opportunities for members through organized medicine, research, and mentorship...
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Wellsoft
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Calendar of Events
 
2016
April 7 UT San Antonio 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 14-19 ACEP Scientific Assembly Las Vegas, NV
 
 
 
 
 
 
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