Meet KevinMD at Winter Conference

    Kevin Pho, MD, a Nashua, N.H., primary care physician and the "KevinMD" behind the popular and influential KevinMD.com blog, will speak at the 2011 TMA Winter Conference  Jan. 28-29 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin.

    Dr. Pho's presentation, "Medicine in the Age of Social Media," will address why physicians should engage in blogs, Twitter, or Facebook, and will include:

    • Examples of how doctors are connecting with patients in social media platforms;
    • Risks and what doctors should look out for; and,
    • Reflections on his social media journey over the years.

    The Winter Conference also will include discussions on the impact of the state budget deficit on health care in Texas, the uncertainty regarding health system reform, attempts by hospitals and large groups to employ physicians, and the continuing Medicare meltdown.

    Join your colleagues at the conference to discuss these important issues. Here's the schedule:

     

    Friday, Jan. 28

    8 am-10 pm
    TMA business meetings

    1-3 pm or 3-5 pm
    Legislative testimony training workshop (preregistration required)

    Saturday, Jan. 29

    6 am-5 pm
    TMA business meetings

    7:30-8:30 am
    Networking breakfast

    8:30-11:30 am
    General Session: Policy, Politics, and Practicum (Dr. Pho kicks things off at 8:30 am.)

    11:45 am-5 pm
    County Medical Society Leadership Forum (preregistration required)

    You may register online for the conference meetings and events.

    For more information, contact the TMA Knowledge Center by telephone at (800) 880-7955 or by e-mail.  


    Action, Jan. 14, 2011


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