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TAFP News Now

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.

June 13, 2018

Becoming a preceptor is easier than you think
There are a few reasons why physicians don’t sign up for the preceptorship program. If you’ve been thinking about precepting but are unsure if it’s for you, this article might help you decide.
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Trying to find the balance
Tasaduq Hussain Mir, MD, reflects on what he learned after experiencing the hardship of being a long-distance husband and parent. Find out his tips to avoid burnout and maximize your personal time.
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Researchers seek responses to palliative care practice survey
Dr. Sriram Yennu and Dr. Eduardo Bruera at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center have been researching the palliative care needs of patients in Texas for the past two years, working to design an online educational program for Texas physicians practicing palliative care. To design the most relevant educational program possible, they need your help.
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Join TMA for their distinguished speaker series
The Texas Medical Association will continue their distinguished speaker series on Thursday, June 28. This session will focus on The State of Maternal Health in Texas and feature speakers, John T. Carlo, MD, Carla F. Ortique, MD, and Amy E. Young, MD.
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Earn CME in Houston with NPI
Join NPI July 19-22 at the JW Marriott Houston for some of their most popular courses. Register by June 19 and SAVE $100 by using coupon code: EBJUL and use discount code: TAFPMember to automatically receive an additional 10 percent off your registration. Don’t wait too long to make your hotel reservations either, the special group rate ends June 27.
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