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NEWSLETTER: MAY 2016
 
 
 
THE
PRESIDENT'S
MESSAGE
Heather Owen, MD, FACEP
President
TCEP Connect 2016 - what a success!
I hope you enjoyed TCEP Connect as much as I did. This year debuted some exciting changes to our annual meeting. We increased networking opportunities, provided more lectures on the business aspects of medicine and protected time for relaxing...
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Government Relations Committee

REPORT
Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee
Our Government Relations Committee met Friday night, April 22, during the TCEP annual meeting in Galveston at Moody Gardens Hotel, with about 30 members in attendance. We had a lively discussion regarding what items to recommend to the TCEP Board of Directors to be our priorities for the next legislative session in 2017, and we considered about fifteen different issues...
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TCEP Connect 2016 Highlights
REPORT
TCEP Connect 2016 was the perfect time to make our connections in family-friendly Galveston at the Moody Gardens Resort. TCEP Connect 2016 was held on April 21-24, 2016 at the Moody Gardens Resort in Galveston, Texas. With over 300 attendees, this was one of the largest meetings to date with 100 Active Members, 38 Resident Members and 162 Medical Students...
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ENGAGING YOUNG LEADERS: TEXANS TEACH THE TWO-STEP AND SAVE LIVES
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College students, medical students, residents, fellows and physicians all joined forces to train more than 4,253 Texans in hands-only CPR on February 6, 2016. The Texas Two-Step CPR: How to Save a Life Campaign was a free statewide event held in Amarillo, Austin, College Station, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, Lubbock, and San Antonio...
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Calendar of Events
 
2016
June 6-8 FSED Meeting Houston, TX
June 11-15 AMA House of Delegates Annual Meeting Chicago, IL
June 16-17 TCEP Board Strategy Meeting – Omni ParkWest Dallas, TX
September 23-24 TMA Fall Conference – Hyatt Lost Pines Bastrop, TX
September 24-25 TCEP Board of Director’s Meeting – Hyatt Lost Pines Bastrop, TX
October 14-19 ACEP Scientific Assembly Las Vegas, NV
2017
January 27-28 TMA Winter Conference – Hyatt Regency Austin TX
February 6 TCEP Board of Director’s Meeting Austin, Tx
February 7 First Tuesday at the Capitol Austin, TX
March 7 First Tuesday at the Capitol Austin, TX
April 4 First Tuesday at the Capitol Austin, TX
April 13-16 TCEP Connect 2017 Frisco, TX
April 16 TCEP Board of Director’s Meeting
May 2 First Tuesday at the Capitol Austin, TX
May 5-6 TexMed 2017 – Marriott Marquis/ Brown Convention Center Houston, TX
June 10-14 AMA House of Delegates Annual Meeting – Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL
September 15-16 TMA Fall Conference, Hyatt Lost Pines Bastrop, TX
October 30-November 2 ACEP 17 Washington, DC
 
 
 
 
 
 
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