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TAFP News Now

The TAFP News Now e-newsletter delivers current news and Academy events right to Texas family physicians’ inboxes. See the latest digest below or visit the TNN archive here. If you aren’t receiving this important news service, contact Kathy McCarthy at kmccarthy@tafp.org to request to join the mailing list.

November 1, 2017

Meet your November Member of the Month
Say hello to November and your Member of the Month, Rolf Montalvo, MD. Find out why he loves teaching physicians in various stages of their careers, what he thinks are the biggest challenges facing international medical graduates, and how quick trips to small towns help him hit the reset button.
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Check your dues off your to-do list and support the AAFP Foundation
With one click, you can support the work of the AAFP Foundation when you renew your Academy dues. The Foundation Dues Check-Off campaign asks members to give a one-time $50 gift that will help advance the work of the philanthropic arm of the Academy.
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AAFP calls for opioid education and increased treatment access
AAFP recently sent a letter offering the Academy’s perspective on the opioid crisis to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. They noted the importance of opioid education, the need to increase access to treatment and support, the importance of confidentiality, and the resources available to members.
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Brush up on your clinical teaching skills
Looking for professional development opportunities during the 2017 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit? Attend our FREE Clinical Teaching Skills — Advanced Workshop. Experienced instructors from the UNT Faculty Development Center will lead you through an advanced course of different teaching models and effective instructional methods designed to help you engage all students. Reserve your spot today.
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Treat yourself to a procedure course this December in Houston with NPI
Join NPI at the JW Marriott Houston, December 7-10, for what promises to be another fantastic conference, featuring some of NPI’s most popular courses. And don’t forget to use your TAFP membership discount. Simply use the discount code: TAFPMember to take advantage of this great deal.
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