Saturday, Aug. 3, 7 - 10 p.m.
River Ranch Stockyards
Put on your jeans and pull on your boots, because this year’s TAFP President’s Party will be a family doctor hoedown at Fort Worth’s famous River Ranch Stockyards. Bring the whole family for an early dinner followed by some country music and more western-style entertainment as we celebrate TAFP’s outgoing president Troy Fiesinger, M.D., and welcome incoming president Clare Hawkins, M.D.
Shuttle service will be provided from the Omni to the Stockyards and back.
- Adults, children over 12: $40
- Children 12 and under: $20
Member Assembly Luncheon
Friday, Aug. 2, 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join your colleagues to hear from TAFP volunteer leaders and have an opportunity to provide your feedback. TAFP officers will give an update on what the Academy is doing for you and discuss the proposed bylaws changes that will restructure TAFP’s governance. You’ll learn more about how you can get involved and have an opportunity to tell us what you think!
If you are interested in attending a TAFP committee, commission, or section meeting, view more information and a schedule of the meetings here.
TAFP Business and Awards Lunch
Saturday, Aug. 3, 12:15 - 2 p.m.
Enjoy an engaging address by outgoing TAFP President Troy Fiesinger, M.D., and help him applaud TAFP’s finest as this year’s honorees for Physician of the Year, Physician Emeritus, and other awards are revealed. Also see the 2013-2014 TAFP officer installation and hear an address by incoming President Clare Hawkins, M.D.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 5:30 - 6:45 p.m.
TAFP welcomes all members—especially new physicians, special constituency physicians, medical students, family medicine residents, and the 2013 TAFP award recipients—to meet and mingle with the family medicine family. There is no cost to attend the reception.
Exhibit Hall open
Friday, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Breakfast with exhibitors
Friday, Aug. 2, 7 - 8 a.m.
In the Exhibit Hall, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about new products and services in the health care field, interact with professionals in all facets of health care, and receive valuable information on the latest advancements in medicine. Over 60 exhibitors from the medical industry will be on hand to show you the newest products and services available. While in the Exhibit Hall, don’t forget to thank our exhibitors for supporting TAFP’s 64th Annual Session and Scientific Assembly. During the opening breakfast, the TAFP Foundation Board of Trustees will help serve breakfast and answer any questions you have about the Foundation’s activities. The Exhibit Hall is conveniently located at the Fort Worth Convention Center just steps from the CME general session room.
Student, Resident, and Community Physician Research Poster Competition
Friday, Aug. 2
Support family medicine research as students, residents, and community physicians display the latest in research and teaching through poster-panel displays in three categories: primary research, case report, and evidence-based review. Posters will be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with awards given in various categories. Find more information here.
GO! Diabetes – Going Forward: A Master Class
Friday, Aug. 2, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
This three-hour workshop will be led by two GO! Diabetes lead faculty members. The workshop is a combination of didactic lectures on the most current ADA Guidelines and medical nutrition therapy and interactive discussions on practice improvement tools and resources to facilitate team-based care of patients with diabetes. The program will also feature a Q&A session between the learner and faculty presenters.
At the conclusion of the program, participants should be better able to:
- Identify the changes in the 2013 ADA Guidelines;
- Describe the GO! Diabetes project and its role in helping family physicians meet MOC Part IV requirements;
- Lead their colleagues in practice improvement activities using the tools taught in the session;
- and Utilize resources and recommendations to ensure their diabetic patients receive appropriate medical nutrition therapy.
This workshop is limited to the first 50 registrants. It is free to attend but you must register in advance.