Border Health

  • The 2019 Border Health Conference is Here

    Aug. 22, 2019 at La Posada Hotel in Laredo

    BorderTMA president David Fleeger, MD, and TMA Board of Trustees chair Linda Villarreal, MD, invite you to attend a thought provoking conference on issues of critical importance to the binational border region.

    The day will feature expert panels discussing access to care, public health on the border, and cross border health care issues. Online registration has closed. You may register in person at the conference on Thursday morning.

    Thanks to sponsors, there is no cost to attend the conference. Here's a preview of the agenda.

    Be sure to contact the hotel directly to make your room reservations.

    Contact Jake Fuller, Border Health Caucus Coordinator at (214) 893-5823 or via email.

    Contact David Wilhelm in the Austin office with questions at (512) 370-1352 or via email.

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    El Paso pediatricians fill a gap by volunteering care for asylum-seekers along the Texas border. What started as a local way to address the health care needs of this growing population is gradually turning into a statewide and national network.

    Read the Feature story in Texas Medicine.

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