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NEWSLETTER: JULY 2016
 
 
 
THE
PRESIDENT'S
MESSAGE
Heather Owen, MD, FACEP
President
The Summer is in full swing here in Texas, but there are no vacations for your TCEP Leaders! Last month, your Board and Leaders met in Dallas for a Strategic Planning Session. After several full days of hard work, we have developed a strategic plan for the next year! This year we are committed to...
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Government Relations Committee

REPORT
Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee
Before we discuss the balanced billing issue, which we will all hear plenty about as we near the legislative session, let me share some good news that many members have not yet heard about! With now more than two hundred free standing ED’s in Texas, many of our members are either owners or working full time or part time in one or more of them. Thanks to our work with the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers...
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March 30 - April 2, 2017
Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX

More information coming soon!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baylor College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Interest Group: Filling in Big Shoes
REPORT
Elias Kassir, Evan Strobelt, and Jared Mortus
The last year has been a transformative one for the Baylor College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Interest Group. The end of the 2015 academic year saw the graduation of many of our EMIG’s most involved and well-known members, including Hashim Zaidi, Ashley Rider, Daniel Dos Santos, and Ronnie Ren. The end of this academic year promises much of the same...
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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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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TMLT
Risk management is a core value of TMLT. Why? Because our data shows a correlation between TMLT risk management activities and reduced claims. One study found a 14% reduction in claims for those completing TMLT CME courses.

TMLT offers CME seminars, online courses, publications, and customized workshops. Learn more at www.tmlt.org or call 800-580-8658.

TMLT - protection for a new era of medicine.
UNTHSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
REPORT
Sam Ahn, Lauren Apgar, Joaquin Castillo Marroquin, Teresa Dunphy, Justin Haloot, Hiep-Huy Tran, Matthew Wise
At UNTHSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, we pride ourselves on being one of the largest and most active interprofessional clubs on campus. Much of our success has resulted from the exposure and resources that we have provided students as well as highly valued opportunities for skills training and volunteer work. Our goal is to introduce emergency medicine to our fellow students as an active, engaging specialty...
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Go Army
 
 
 
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Wellsoft
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Calendar of Events
 
2016
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
March 30 - April 2 TCEP Connect 2017 Grapevine, TX
April 4 First Tuesday at the Capitol Austin, 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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Texas College of Emergency Physicians
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