Texas Family Physician - Vol. 68 No. 3, Summer 2017

Tags: Family medicine in the 85th Texas Legislature, Doug Curran, MD

CONTENTS

Family medicine in the 85th Texas Legislature
In a contentious regular session and a heated special session, TAFP fought to help Texans stay healthy and to improve the practice environment for family doctors.
By Jonathan Nelson and Perdita Henry

Member profile: Doug Curran, MD
Meet a recent Member of the Month, the new president-elect of the Texas Medical Association, Douglas Curran, MD, of Athens.
By Perdita Henry

President’s letter
Health care: Right or privilege?

Member news
Two FPs named Health Heroes | Schneider heads UTSW FM department | Seto wins AAFP GME award | Luna joins TMB | Humanitarian award goes to Sheets

Candidate Profiles
Meet the candidates running for two positions on the TAFP Board of Directors and for the office of TAFP Parliamentarian.

Your Academy
TAFP governance profile: Section on Maternity Care and Rural Physicians

Technology
An expert’s take on AI in medicine

Public Health
Understanding kids with ADHD

TAFP Perspective
The 24-hour primary care clinic