Texas Chapter Annual Meeting






An email will be sent to attendees by November 27 with info to claim your meeting CME. 

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 USF Health. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Meeting Schedule:

These sessions are open to all attendees, Sunday breakout sessions are available on a first come-first served basis unless pre-registration required.

Friday November 16

Pre-Course ABIM SEP Modules for Maintenance of Certification
   (Pre-registration required, space is limited)
1:00 - 3:00 pm ABIM SEP Module: Office-Based Internal Medicine
1:00 - 5:00 pm Point of Care Ultrasound Session (small group session) SOLD OUT!
Waitlist available
3:30 - 5:30 pm ABIM SEP Module: Hospital-Based Internal Medicine

Saturday November 17

6:00 am Run with the Governor! Mindfulness Yoga Session
7:00 am Registration Open
7:00 - 7:50 am

Women in Medicine Breakfast* 

Mindfulness Breakfast*
7:00 -7:50 am Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
  *Sign-up early to reserve space, limited availability

Plenary Session:
8:00 - 9:00 am Reconnecting with the Patient -Patient Centered Care

8:30 - 10:30 am Medical Student Poster Competition
9:00 - 10:00 am Addressing Unconscious Bias: Reconnecting with Vulnerable Populations
10:00 - 10:30 am

Break with Exhibitors/Visit Medical Student Posters

Procedure Modules (PICC/LP/Central Line)

10:30 - 11:30am

Healthcare and Social Media -How to find the balance

11:35 am -1:30 pm

Texas Chapter Annual Business Meeting

Keynote Presentation: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP

Awards Presentations

1:30- 1:40 pm Break with Exhibitors

Procedure Modules (PICC/LP/Central Line)
1:45 - 3:00 pm Residents Clinical Vignette Competition
2:45 - 4:45 pm Residents Poster Competition
Medical Students Oral Vignette Competition
3:15 - 3:30 pm

Break with Exhibitors

Procedure Modules (PICC/LP/Central Line)

3:30 - 4:15 pm Managing Population Health
4:15 - 5:00 pm Pain Management in the Opioid Crisis
5:15 - 6:15 pm Reception and Poster Awards Presentations
6:00 pm Casino Social Event


Sunday November 18

6:00 am   Fun run with the Governor  Mindfulness YOGA Session
7:00 - 7:50 am Advancement to Fellowship Breakfast     What You Need to Know about Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation, an Under recognized Stroke Risk Factor
(Separate CME Supported event)
How to Market a Medical Practice and Stay Engaged in Social Media
7:00 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

Plenary Session Breakouts:    

Breakout Room A: General Outpatient Medicine

Breakout Room B:
Wellness Centered Sessions

Breakout Room C:
Hospitalist Based Medicine


8:00 - 9:00 am Ethical Considerations With Social Media -Ethics Reconnecting with our Purpose through High Value Care -Ethics Palliative Care: The Ethical and Policy Interface in Advance Care Planning in Texas -Ethics
9:00 - 10:00 am

Management of Early CKD -Nephrology

Obesity Management -Panel Discussion (Nutrition/Surgery/Medicine) Periprocedural Management of Oral Anticoagulants
10:00 - 10:30   am Visit Exhibits, Passport Prize Break
10:30 - 12:00 am Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind:

Opthalmology Cases for the Internist

Dermatology Cases for the Internist

Outpatient Palliative Care

Food is Medicine


Sleep Medicine Updates


Updates with Diabetes


ID -Antibiotic Stewardship


HEM/ONC Hospital Emergencies


Viral Hepatitis Updates

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Doctor's Dilemma Resident's Competition


Additional Questions?

For questions about meeting registration or special assistance or general questions, contact:    

  Nicole Abbott
  Executive Director, Texas Chapter
  Phone: (512) 370-1528
  Email: Nicole.Abbott@texmed.org


Attended Last Year? Need to print out your Transcript?

Your CME Documentation form serves as your record for CME. Please note, transcripts are updated on the TMA website, and are not available via the ACP online.

Your CME Transcript for the November conference in San Antonio is available for you to download now.

To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the TMA website (www.texmed.org)
  2. Click on CME (middle of dropdown below TMA banner)
  3. Click on Your CME Transcript (in the menu just below that)
  4. Log in to the website with your TMA member credentials (You may be prompted to create a login if you do not currently have one)
  5. Print your transcript

If you have any issues with accessing your transcript, please contact our office at 512-370-1508 or email TXACP@texmed.org.






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