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2011 Year in Review
Preserving a family traditionWith three decades of rural … more
Interim Session Minutes in Brief
Highlights from the TAFP Board of Directors, March 3, 2012
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors met on Saturday, March 3, 2012, to consider … more
2011 was a year of new ideas, initiatives, and projects, and your Academy approached all with the same goal: to unite the family physicians of Texas, equip them with the tools to navigate a changing practice environment, and proactively advance the specialty of family medicine.
By Kate Alfano
From the start of the legislative session in January to the 10th ABFM SAM Group Study Workshop in December (and all events in between), TAFP members and staff stayed engaged in their mission. Read on for a review of happenings over the past year.
Advocacy: Just two weeks after the start of the new year, the 82nd Texas Legislature convened, sending TAFP’s leaders, lobby team, and staff into high gear to advocate on behalf of family medicine’s top concerns: graduate medical education, scope of practice, and physician workforce. Compounding the session was a $4 billion deficit in the 2010-2011 biennium and a $23 billion shortfall for 2012-2013, which threatened all state-funded programs and any proposal containing a fiscal note.more
Annual Session Minutes in Brief
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors met on Saturday, July 30, 2011, to hear reports and recommendations from TAFP’s committees, commissions, … more
Interim Session 2011 Minutes in Brief
The TAFP Board of Directors met on Saturday, March 12, 2011, to hear reports and recommendations from TAFP’s committees, commissions, and sections. Below are … more