Texas Family Physician - Vol. 70 No. 2, Q2 2019


Cultivating excellence in care and education
A natural teacher, a caring doctor, a persuasive advocate, a devoted dad — Amarillo’s Rodney Young, MD, is all that and more. Read about your 2018-19 Texas Family Physician of the Year.

CDC warns of misapplication of its opioid guideline
The Academy’s effort to help members address their patients’ social determinants of health had a great year in 2018, but this year holds all new challenges.

Texas Med Ed, 2019
In the past few years, several new medical schools have either opened or announced they will begin enrolling students soon across the Lone Star State. Here’s a rundown of the current list of schools.

President’s letter
Family medicine in a time of mergers and acquisitions

Your Academy
Interim Session highlights

Member news
Siy wins C. Frank Webber Award | New behavioral health innovation competition launches | Report from TAFP’s CFW Lectureship and Interim Session

Recent challenges to a culture of patient safety