Check out the TXACP21 Agenda below! 

Optional Friday Pre-Course Sessions

Communicating Hope Ethically: COVID-19 & Health Communications from a Humanities Perspective (Ethics)

Ruth Berggren, MD, MACP


ABIM SEP Modules: Updates in Internal Medicine (Zoom Session: Pre-Registration Required)

ABIM SEP Modules: Updates in Hospital Medicine (Zoom Session: Pre-Registration Required)

Austin Metting, MD, FACP
Megan Newman, MD, FACP 

   Saturday October 23, 2021
TIME   Session 1  Session 2    Session 3 
(Committee Sponsored Sessions)
8:45 - 9:00 AM  Introduction - Welcome Remarks
9:00 - 9:30 AM Obesity - How to Navigate the Treatment Paradigm to Provide Optimal Care
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FAMWA, FTOS
Breast Cancer Prevention and Prophylaxis
Catherine Jones, MD
Doctors as Writers

Ricardo Nuila, MD
Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD
 9:30 -10:00 AM
 10:00 -  10:30 AM  Diabetes Update
Ralph DeFronzo, MD
 GI -GERD Update
 Sameer Islam, MD, MBA, FASGE, FACG
Setting Boundaries During Digital Times

Savitri Fedson, MD, MA
10:30 - 11:00 AM
11:00 - 11:15 AM Break 
11:15 - 11:30 AM Multiple Small Feedings:
James Tarbox, MD

CDIF Update
Jacob Nichols, MD

Tarek Naguib, MD, FACP

Cardiology - Recent Updates
Mac Ansari, MD 
 How to Address Discrimination to Learners/Small Workgroup

Karen Szauter, MD, FACP

*Pre-Registration Required, Limited Spots
11:30 - 11:45 AM
11:45 - 12:00 PM
12:00 - 12:15 PM
12:15 - 12:30 PM  Medicare Billing Requirement
Zachary Mulkey, MD
What's New With the Opioid Crisis
Amy Stark, MD
12:30 - 12:45 PM  COVID19 Vaccines: Science vs. Antiscience
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FASTMH, FAAP
12:45 - 1:00 PM ABIM MOC Changes
Nagendra Gupta, MD
Florence Mickens, MPA, JD

1:00 - 1:15 PM

 Closing Remarks

Education Committee

Cynthia Peacock, MD, FAAP, FACP, Host Governor
Drew Payne, DO, FACP, Program Chair
Priyanka Bhugra, MD
Tyson Garfield, DO
Felice Howard, MD, FACP
Cynthia Jumper, MD, MACP
Roger Khetan, MD, FACP, FHM
Kenneth Nugent, MD, FACP
Michael Phy, DO, FACP

Faculty Disclosures 

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 Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians (TXACP). Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility
These presentations, “Communicating Hope Ethically: COVID-19 & Health Communications from a Humanities Perspective”; “What We Talk About When We Talk About Doctors as Writers”; “Setting Boundaries in the Digital World” and “Addressing Discriminatory Comments by Patients towards Learners”, have been designated by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for a maximum of 4.0 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.