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Register today for the 2010 Leadership and Legislative Conference
Politics and policy are rapidly changing the practice of medicine. Will you be part of the solution moving … more
Annual Session | July 31 – Aug. 4
While earning high-quality CME, you can join the discussion on family … more
It’s conference week! Whether you’re joining us for high-quality CME or to help develop policies to direct the Academy, we have all the information for you to have a great experience learning and interacting with TAFP and your colleagues. All events will take place at the Omni Austin Hotel Southpark; view more information on driving directions and parking below.
If you have any questions or concerns this week, please call (512) 329-8666. For on-site assistance, find a TAFP staff person at the TAFP registration desk, or go to the Omni front desk for help locating a TAFP staff person.
Here’s a quick rundown of events, with links to their detailed schedules:more
Leadership resources and opportunities
How Do I Become a TAFP Officer? and other Frequently Asked QuestionsInteresting in becoming a TAFP leader, but wondering where to start? This comprehensive … more
TAFP is governed by a system of committees, commissions, sections, and task forces made up of TAFP members. These groups report to the Board of Directors who ultimately decide the … more
Meet TAFP’s officers
Troy Fiesinger, M.D. | Presidenttroy.email@example.com Dr. Fiesinger is a faculty member for the Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Sugar Land, … more
TAFP seeks applicants for 2012 awards, NCSC delegates and scholarships, and ALF scholarships
2012 TAFP awards
It’s time again to submit nominations for TAFP’s top … more
2011 was a year of new ideas, initiatives, and projects, and your Academy approached all with the same goal: to unite the family physicians of Texas, equip them with the tools to navigate a changing practice environment, and proactively advance the specialty of family medicine.
By Kate Alfano
From the start of the legislative session in January to the 10th ABFM SAM Group Study Workshop in December (and all events in between), TAFP members and staff stayed engaged in their mission. Read on for a review of happenings over the past year.
Advocacy: Just two weeks after the start of the new year, the 82nd Texas Legislature convened, sending TAFP’s leaders, lobby team, and staff into high gear to advocate on behalf of family medicine’s top concerns: graduate medical education, scope of practice, and physician workforce. Compounding the session was a $4 billion deficit in the 2010-2011 biennium and a $23 billion shortfall for 2012-2013, which threatened all state-funded programs and any proposal containing a fiscal note.more
Report from TAFP’s 2011 Annual Session & Scientific Assembly
Plus, view a series of photos from the conference
More than 450 physicians joined TAFP staff and leaders … more
Two TAFP members appointed to AAFP commissions
Two TAFP members were appointed to AAFP commissions this fall. Rebecca Gladu, M.D., has been appointed to the Commission on Health of the Public and … more