Cover: Medina Valley’s medicine man
Meet the 2010-2011 Texas Family Physician of the Year, Lloyd Van Winkle, M.D.
By Jonathan Nelson
Budget cuts threaten Medicaid, GME
The 82nd Texas Legislature has been marked with contentious budget battles as lawmakers weigh the state’s priorities. With less than half of the session to go, TAFP will continue advocating for funds and programs crucial to the specialty.
By Kate Alfano
License delays push doctors away
Texas law prohibits international medical graduates from obtaining a medical license until after completion of three years of residency, compared with one year for U.S. medical graduates. Some say the IMG licensure delay—instituted as a safeguard—is not only unnecessary, it hurts the state in the long run.
By Monica Kortsha
Annual Session preview
Get the scoop on this year’s event, July 27-31 in Dallas
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