CMS Live Business of Medicine and Ethics CME Presentation:

2023 Legislative Session Overview


When: Thursday, August 11, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Where: Virtual - Zoom

Speaker: TMA President Gary Floyd, MD

Course Objectives
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Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

1. Describe TMA’s legislative strategies that ensure an improved health care landscape for physicians and their patients;
2. Identify the unique health care challenges Texas physicians and their patients face;
3. Discuss specific actions TMA is taking to address legislative issues on state and federal level; and
4. Implement steps that physicians and their patients can take to improve the health care system.

CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ with ethics

About the Speaker:

Dr. Floyd chaired the TMA Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body, in 2020-21, having served seven years on the board. He also chaired the TMA Council on Legislation and served on the association’s Council on Constitution and Bylaws, and the Select Committee on Medicaid, CHIP, and the Uninsured. Dr. Floyd also was a district chair of TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee.

In addition to his TMA involvement, he previously served as president of the Texas Pediatric Society and the Tarrant County Medical Society, and he was active in the American College of Physician Executives and the Society for Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow and board member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

As the fourth president to serve during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Floyd hopes his term will coincide with a profound sense of unity among Texas physicians as they start to redirect their attention from the virus to whatever comes next.

To register email tcms@tcms.com 

Accreditation Statement:
“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Texas Medical Association and Travis County Medical Society. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
 
Designation Statement:
The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 


 

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Dell Med Grand Rounds is a school-wide series that brings world-renowned speakers who are leaders in delivering and teaching about value-based health care. The event is open to the entire medical community in Austin as part of Dell Med’s mission to create a medical ecosystem built upon the foundation of value-based health care.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.