NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2016

THE 
PRESIDENT'S 
MESSAGE
Heather Owen, MD, FACEP
President

TCEP takes Vegas! It was so great to see so many familiar faces at ACEP16 in Las Vegas! Your TCEP leaders arrived on Thursday for the Council meeting on Friday and Saturday. TCEP had 21 councilors and 15 alternate councilors in attendance to represent you. We discussed many important issues to Emergency Medicine...

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2017 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 position. There are two Regular Board positions on the 2017 ballot.

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Government Relations Committee
 

REPORT


Diana Fite, MD, FACEP
Chair, Government
Relations Committee

This Government Relations Committee report will summarize information that we know for certain about the upcoming legislative session, as well as contain some information that we expect but are not certain about the 2017 legislative session. As I am writing this report, the November 8 election has not yet occurred...

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Featured Showcase
 

Lucrative internal locums position with physician-owned group! Variety of locations including San Antonio and surrounding area, Hill Country, Bryan-College Station, Northeast Texas, Rio Grande Valley and more. Full benefits! Contact bwade@eddocs.com.

March 30 - April 2, 2017
Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX

More information coming soon!

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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

Spotlight EMIG: Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso
 

REPORT


Written by Jeff Scott, MS-2

The TTUHSC El Paso EMIG hit the ground running this year. In August, four of our members traveled to Houston for the Texas EMIG Colloquium at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston - no small feat considering the round-trip is 1,500 miles! Our congratulations to the Baylor EMIG for hosting a well-organized and informative conference. The rest of the year promises to be just as engaging...

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Go Army
Spotlight EMIG: University of Texas Medical Branch
 

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Written by Rama Heyratifar, MS-2

With the school year already started, the University of Texas Medical Branch’s EMIG kicked things off in high gear to have another successful year! Our organization is dedicated to promoting emergency medicine as a career by providing our students with shadowing opportunities in Houston and Galveston and ride-alongs with EMS in Houston, as well as hosting EM speakers from various programs in the state of Texas, skills workshops (airway management, ultrasound, etc.), service projects, and helping students get involved in EM on local, regional, and national levels...

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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.

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Wellsoft

Wellsoft EMR, built on 25+ years EDIS experience offers complete solutions for Freestanding Emergency Centers and Urgent Care Centers. Wellsoft FEC and UCC clients realize increased revenue with Wellsoft's automatic Charge Capture including infusion and injection coding. Voted #1 by ED clinicians, Wellsoft is the clinicians' choice. Visit www.wellsoft.com

News From National ACEP
 

REPORT


New Epinephrine Labeling

New Crowding Solutions Resource

Blood Clot Information for Patients Developed

New Sections at ACEP

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Calendar of Events
 
2017
January 27-28TMA Winter Conference – Hyatt RegencyAustin TX
February 6TCEP Board of Director’s MeetingAustin, Tx
February 7First Tuesday at the CapitolAustin, TX
March 7First Tuesday at the CapitolAustin, TX
March 30 - April 2TCEP Connect 2017Grapevine, TX
April 4First Tuesday at the CapitolAustin, TX
April 25 - 28EDPMASan Diego, CA
May 2First Tuesday at the CapitolAustin, TX
May 5-6TexMed 2017 – Marriott Marquis/ Brown Convention CenterHouston, TX
June 10-14AMA House of Delegates Annual Meeting – Hyatt RegencyChicago, IL
September 15-16TMA Fall Conference, Hyatt Lost PinesBastrop, TX
October 30-November 2ACEP 17Washington, DC

Texas College of Emergency Physicians
2525 Wallingwood Drive, Bldg. 13A | Austin, Texas 78746
Phone: 512.306.0605 | Toll Free: 800.TEX.ACEP | Fax: 512.329.8943
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