Texas Family Physician - Vol. 65 No. 1, Winter 2014

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Meet TAFP’s Physician of the Year:
Jasmine Sulaiman, M.D.

Ever since Jasmine Sulaiman, M.D., landed at the Health Center of Southeast Texas in Cleveland, Texas, where she’s served as medical director since 2006, she has been practicing her passion, taking care of those around her regardless of their situation.
By Samantha White

It’s time to evaluate the primary care infrastructure
Despite progress made in recent years to develop the patient-centered medical home, the primary care infrastructure needs to be strengthened for clinicians to provide the best care possible.
By Bruce Bagley, M.D.

A Texas longhorn in the Queen’s surgery
A TAFP member recounts his experiences shadowing a physician in the British National Health Service.
By Richard Young, M.D.

Practice management
Bradley Reiner highlights free services he offers to TAFP members.

How to keep dairy in the diet of lactose intolerant patients.

Year in review
A look back at TAFP’s 2013.

Member news
Kumar becomes medical society president.
AAFP appoints TAFP members and staff.
Meet December Members of the Month John & Judith Egerton.

News clips
Medicare SGR fix deadline approaches.
New family medicine residency program in Victoria.
GME to increase in Texas.
Primary care pay hikes will begin in March.