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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.

March 8, 2017

Meet our March Member of the Month
Second-year medical student, Edward Strecker, has a clear vision of the future. It’s what led him to roll up his sleeves and tenaciously pursue family medicine. Learn why he’s so passionate, how the Texas Family Medicine Preceptorship Program provided an up-close and personal look at his future, and how mentors have helped him along the way.
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Local chapter hosts roundtable for medical students
The Harris County Chapter of TAFP recently held their Second Annual Medical Student Roundtable discussion where medical students got to steer the conversation.
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AAFP hosts the Family Medicine Global Health Workshop
Do you have a passion for global health? The Family Medicine Global Health Workshop is for you. Learn how your experience and current skillset could be utilized to match global health needs, how to organize and conduct a global health consultation, how to evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings, and much more.
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Help prevent unintended teen pregnancies
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy will hold its 6th Annual Symposium March 29 – 31. The symposium will feature panel discussions, presentations, and professional development workshops on providing information, resources and tools to help improve teen pregnancy rates in Texas.
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Are you improving health outcomes for your patients?
The TMF Health Quality Institute will sponsor the Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program. The program will formally recognize physician practices in Texas for their dedication and commitment to providing high-quality patient care. And if you are looking for more educational opportunities TMF will be holding several upcoming events.
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Join NPI for education, sand, and sun in Orlando
If you’re tired of referring away revenue, NPI will be offering some of their most popular courses in Orlando this May. Courses on dermatologic procedures, joint exam and injections, and more will be offered in the lush surroundings of the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. Follow the link below for more information on this conference, and additional courses offered.