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May 30, 2013
Enrollment opens for Physician Education Loan Repayment Program
The Physician Education Loan Repayment Program enrollment is open again and accepting applications through Aug. 31, 2013. Physicians agreeing to practice for four years in a primary care Health Professional Shortage Area can receive up to $160,000 in loan repayment. Read this TAFP news story for more on the application process.
Volunteer for Physician of the Day in June
With the Legislature convening again for a special session, TAFP needs volunteers to serve as Physician of the Day June 3 – June 24. Physicians near the Austin area are preferable, as the dates are tentative. Go to www.tafp.org/advocacy/get-involved/physician-of-the-day to sign up, or e-mail Juleah Williams at email@example.com.
TAFP Foundation research grant applications due
Applications for TAFP Foundation research grants are due next Monday, June 3. If you have not yet applied for financial support toward your office-based research benefiting family medicine, do so now at www.tafp.org/foundation/research.
Make your mark on family medicine and get involved in TAFP
If you are interested in joining a TAFP committee, commission, or section, or taking on an officer or board position, complete the online Make Your Mark form by June 14.
Join your colleagues at 64th Annual Session in Fort Worth
Register online now to attend TAFP’s 64th Annual Session & Scientific Assembly in Fort Worth, July 31 – Aug. 4. Earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in our general session CME, beginning Friday. Attend a SAM Group Study Workshop on diabetes, well child care, or pain management, taking place Wednesday and Thursday. Earn 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ at Thursday’s NPI Workshop. Go to www.tafp.org/professional-development/assa for more information and to register.