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TCMS Job Board - Employment Opportunities

Men's Basketball - UT vs A&M

Volunteer Thank You - Capital Area Food Bank

TMA Winter Conference

Join Today - Professional Association for Health Care Office Management

Spanish Meducation - Spring 2012 Schedule

TMA Anson Jones, MD Awards - Nominations Accepted

Membership Applicants



The TCMS Job Board offers a place to post open positions and a place to search for just the right employment opportunity in the health care industry.


Jobseekers: Now is the time to get in front of employers looking to hire for 2012. Post a resume/CV and view job openings at no cost. This anonymous system allows you to put your information in front of companies who are hiring – without sharing your name and information. Employers notify prospective employees through a secure email system, then you decided whether or not to release your contact information.


Upload or update your resume on the TCMS Job Board by December 31 and you will be entered for a chance to win an iPad.


Employers: View resumes/CVs to recruit highly relevant and qualified candidates at no cost on the TCMS Job Board. Resumes/CVs can be purchased on a pay per candidate model for a nominal fee – you are only charged if a candidate accepts your request to connect to discuss the open position.


Post job openings on niche job boards that will attract the right talent – whether you are hiring for one person or an entire team. Pricing and packages are available online.


Questions? Contact customer service at 860-437-5700 or clientserv@jobtarget.com.


TCMS has reserved a block of seats for the UT vs A&M men’s basketball game on Wednesday, January 11. Start time is slated for 8:00 pm at the Frank Erwin Center. Join your colleagues and friends in rooting for your favorite team.


Tickets are $15 each and must be picked up from the Society office at 4300 N Lamar by January 6.


For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Society at 512-206-1270. Ten ticket limit per physician.






Thanks go out to the TCMS physicians, Alliance members, and their families who volunteered at the Capital Area Food Bank on Saturday, November 12. Because of their efforts, 19,440 pounds of food was sorted which translates into 15,552 meals for Central Texans in need of assistance. In addition to volunteering their time, the Travis County Medical Alliance also collected food donations.



Be prepared, be very prepared. The 2012 Winter Conference on January 27-28 features innovative leaders with insight into the challenges Texas physicians face as a result of health reform. Recommendations will be offered on how to take advantage of new innovations and technologies to improve and streamline models of care and payment. In addition, Texas legislators will be on hand to discuss the 2012 primary elections.


Click here for online registration. Free registration is one of the many benefits of your TMA and TCMS membership.



The Travis County Chapter of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM) is an organization benefitting the medical community through educational networking of member office staff.


Programs are designed for office managers and other staff to obtain helpful information used on a daily basis in running a physician office. Networking with other office managers and corporate sponsors rounds out the meeting each month.


PAHCOM invites physician office staff to attend a meeting: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at Seton Medical Center, 1201 W. 38th Street, McFadden Auditorium.


To become a member contact Maria Harvey at 512-324-2722 or mlharvey@seton.org.






Spanish Meducation® is the practical medical Spanish program offered through the Travis County Medical Society since 1994. The 10-week program is designed for all health care professionals: physicians, pharmacists, nurses, therapists, social workers, technicians, emergency personnel, and their support staff.


The classes develop beginning, intermediate, and advanced conversational skills in general Spanish with a concentration on health care situations. Grammar takes a back seat. All handouts are included in the tuition cost; no textbook is required.


This spring we are offering an early registration discount of $25 by January 11: $225 for new students, $205 for continuing and $185 for Querétaro immersion program graduates. After January 11 tuition is $250 for new students, $230 for continuing students, and $210 for Querétaro immersion program graduates.


All classes meet once a week in the evening from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Travis County Medical Society, 4300 N Lamar. There will be no classes during the week of March 12 spring break). If you are a true beginner, Level I is for you. Otherwise, we encourage you to contact Jill at 512-835-7612 to discover which level will benefit you the most.


Level I - Beginning: Wednesdays, February 1 – April 11
Level II - Basic (Beginner-Plus): Tuesdays, January 31 – April 10
Level III - High Basic: Mondays, January 30 – April 9
Level IV - Low Intermediate: Wednesdays, February 1 – April 11
Level V - Intermediate: Tuesdays, January 31 – April 10
Advanced Level - Conversation, reading, and translation: Mondays, January 30 - April 9 (does not certify students for professional translation services.)


For questions, contact program director, Jill Snyder, PhD at jld@prismnet.com or 512-835-7612.





Do you write a medical column for your local newspaper? Host a show on the radio? Maybe do a weekly medical segment on local TV news? Do you host a health care blog? If so, showcase your talents and enter the Physician Excellence in Reporting category of the TMA Anson Jones, MD Awards.


Entries must be received by January 15. Click here for instructions, contest rules, and entry form. For questions, contact Brent Annear at 512-370-1381 or brent.annear@texmed.org.



The following physicians have applied for TCMS membership. Under the provisions of the bylaws, names of applicants are presented to the membership for review. Written objections to the applicant’s membership must be directed to the TCMS Board of Ethics within 30 days of publication.


Click here to view new member applicants with photos.



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