CME Schedule By Track

 


Allergy, Asthma, Immunology

Presented by the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society under the direction of James Quinn, MD, San Antonio

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado D

  • 3.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 3.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify the spectrum of drug allergies; (2) discuss the importance of penicillin allergy de-labeling; (3) recognize the clinical presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and how this varies at different ages; (4) identify the chronic nature of EoE and the need for long-term management; (5) list the complications associated with EoE; (6) appreciate the role of biologics in allergic diseases; (7) recognize the different biologics approved for asthma, urticaria and atopic dermatitis. (8) discuss key elements of food allergy diagnosis; (9) identify patients at risk of nutritional deficiency secondary to food allergies; and (10) discuss data supporting early introduction of allergenic solids to prevent development of IgE-mediated food allergies.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of allergy, asthma immunology, and primary care


Anesthesiology

Presented by the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists under the direction of Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Coronado B

  • 3.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to (1) discuss the current controversies and evidence of anesthetic related neurotoxicity in humans; (2) identify peripartum hemorrhage as one of the leading causes of maternal mortality and the role for anti-fibrinolytic agents in improving outcomes; (3) restate special considerations in the perioperative management of the elderly patient population; (4) critique increasing application of point of care ultrasound into routine perioperative practice; (5) compare pros and cons of increasing application of truncal somatic blocks into anesthetic practice; (6) discuss need for transitioning from preoperative risk stratification to patient optimization and risk mitigation strategies to improve outcomes.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, intensive care, and pain management

  • 9:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
    Kazim Mirza, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 9:00 AM: Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: What Is the Evidence?
    Courtney Derderian, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 9:30 AM: Peripartum Hemorrhage Management: Antifibrinolytics Role
    Sonal Zambare, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • 10:00 AM: Perioperative Care of the Elderly: Special Considerations
    Lori Dangler, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Point of Care Ultrasound in Anesthesiology
    J. Blair de Haan, MD, Program Director, Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
  • 11:30 AM: Truncal Somatic Blocks
    Keyuri Popat, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 12:00 PM: Risk Prediction To Patient Optimization: Role for Prehab
    Anh Dang, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 12:30 PM: Saturday Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall

Best of Practice Management Education (TMLT Approved)

Presented the TMA Council on Practice Management Services under the direction of Dean Schultz, MD, Abilene

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Cortez D

  • 5.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 3.50 Ethics credits
  • 5.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) outline considerations of employing an NPP in your practice and recognize a physician's supervisory responsibilities; (2) determine the benefits associated with the investment of participation in the quality payment program; (3) identify areas in a medical practice that are most frequently out of compliance and create the largest areas of risk; and recognize weaknesses in employment contracts that can lead to unfavorable restrictions; (4) evaluate the benefits of providing telemedicine services to your current and potential patient population; and (5) define non-therapeutic prescribing as identified by the Texas Medical Board and appropriate protocols and guidelines for prescribing; and practice correct and comprehensive documentation that supports the treatment plan

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, students, office managers and administrators and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Cancer

Presented by the TMA Committee on Cancer under the direction of Marian "Yvette" Williams-Brown, MD, Austin

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Cortez D

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) utilize effective strategies to promote the HPV vaccine, increase HPV vaccination rates in their practice, and overall prevent HPV among their patients; (2) describe and discuss cancer health disparities and the most effective strategies to address these disparities among their patient population; (3) describe and discuss various e-cigarette products, including JUULs, and how these products might be affecting the health of their patients; and (4) describe and discuss current research, law, and utilization of cannabinoids for cancer symptom management and therapy.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 2:30 PM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: HPV Prevention
    Erich M. Sturgis, MD, Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 3:00 PM: Cancer Health Disparities (ETHICS)
    Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH, Chair, Department of Health Disparities, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 4:00 PM: Vaping, JUULing, and E-cigarettes - What You Should Know
    Joel S. Dunnington, MD, FACR, Professor (Retired), Department of Diagnostic Radiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, New Braunfels
  • 4:30 PM: Medical Cannabis - What Is the Hype?
    Kimberson C. Tanco, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

    Kristy Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Palliative Care, Division of Pharmacy, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Presented by the Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons under the direction of T. Spencer Skelton, MD, San Antonio/New Braunfels

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, De La Salle

  • 3.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe the changes in colorectal cancer epidemiology, understand causes of early onset colorectal cancer, and the importance of registries; (2) identify obstacles to the implementation of enhanced recovery and the importance of metrics to guide implementation; (3) review current trimodality rectal cancer treatment as it relates to over-and under-treatment and factors leading to the option of rectal preservation in the treatment of rectal cancer.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals treating gastrointestinal or colorectal disease

  • 9:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Paper Session
    Ashlee Godshalk Ruggles, MD

    Vid Fikfak, MD

    Rachel Weinheimer, MD

  • 10:00 AM: Colorectal Cancer Screening: Rising Rates & Raising Alarms
    Katerina O. Wells, MD, MPH, Staff Colorectal Surgeon, Director of Colorectal Research, Baylor University Medical Center, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Health Sciences, Dallas
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Implementing ERAS: Changing the Culture of Surgical Care
    Walter R. Peters, Jr. MD, MBA, Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Vice President Surgery-North Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas
  • 11:30 AM: Organ Preservation in Rectal Cancer
    Daniel O. Herzig, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Emergency Medicine (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the Texas College of Emergency Physicians under the direction of Jessica Best, MD, Austin

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Cortez A

  • 5.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.50 Ethics credits
  • 5.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) discuss ways in which E.D. response systems are prepared to address disasters; (2) define the history of women in medicine & address the gender gap within the workplace; (3) identify leadership opportunities for women in medicine; (4) inspire emergency physicians to utilize novel techniques; (5) define the procedure for REBOA; (6) interpret guidelines & approaches to cardiac care; (7) discuss when defibrillation & airway management should occur; (8) recite statistics on opiate abuse in the U.S.; (9) identify the providers role in the opioid epidemic; (10) identify de-escalation techniques to approaching the acutely agitated patient; (11) discuss ethical cases; (12) discuss common cognitive biases; (13) review pediatric illnesses to improve diagnostic acumen; and (14) identify resources for victims of human trafficking.

Target Audience: Physicians providing acute care management in emergency departments

  • 9:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Advances in Traumatic Resuscitation: REBOA
    Kasia Kimmel, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • 9:30 AM: Women in Medicine
    Sara Andrabi, MD, Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Assistant Medical Director, Ben Taub Hospital Emergency Center, Harris Health System, Houston

    Anita Rohra, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • 10:00 AM: Clever Techniques for Procedures Using ED Resources (ETHICS)
    Amy Faith Ho, MD, Assistant Medical Director, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth and Attending Physician, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Disaster Response Readiness (ETHICS)
    Romeo Fairley, MD, MPH,FACEP, Emergency Medicine, UT Health San Antonio
  • 11:30 AM: Capnography
    Veer Vithalani, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, Emergency Physician and EMS Medical Director, Fort Worth
  • 12:00 PM: Addiction and the Opioid Crisis (ETHICS)
    Kurt Kleinschmidt, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 12:30 PM: Saturday Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:30 PM: Closing General Session
  • 2:30 PM: Defusing the Threat: Management of the Agitated Patient
    Lynn Roppolo, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 3:00 PM: Ethical Concerns Case Studies - What Would You Do? (ETHICS)
    Angela F. Gardner, MD, FACEP, Professor and Vice Chair of Administrative Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

    Robert Greenberg, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Emergency Services, Baylor Scott & White Health, Central Texas Division, Temple

    Arlo Weltge, MD, Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UT Health, Houston
  • 4:00 PM: Pediatrics
    Jonathan D. Lewis, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • 4:30 PM: Human Trafficking: A Trauma-Informed Health Care Response
    Brittany Pahl, BSN, RN, CA-SANE, CCRN, Interim Manager, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program and Nurse Family Partnership, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas

Enhanced Perioperative Recovery

Presented by the TexMed 2017 Planning Team under the direction of Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Coronado B

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Target Audience Surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, hospitalists, internists, and all other physicians involved in the care of perioperative and periprocedural patients, and health care administrators

  • 2:30 PM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
    Keyuri Popat, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 2:30 PM: Enhanced Recovery Programs for Value Based Care (ETHICS)
    Austin Street, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 3:00 PM: Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery As a Component of ERAS
    Paul Nickerson, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • 3:30 PM: Immuno-Nutrition and Carb-Loading in ERAS: Is There a Role?
    Bryan Romito, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 4:00 PM: Goal Directed Fluid Therapy and ERAS: What Is the Evidence?
    Deepinder Mann, DO, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • 4:30 PM: How To Make a Business Plan for the Administrators (ETHICS)
    Kazim Mirza, DO, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Ethics in Medicine Forum (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Board of Councilors under the direction of Steven Petak, MD, Houston

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado A

  • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) define legal and ethical requirements relating to boundary issues in a physician's practice; (2) identify implications of use of social media by a physician with respect to a physician's patients; and (3) recognize how social media presents new issues for a physician in the physician-patient relationship and applicable boundaries.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Future of Medicine (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TexMed 2019 Planning Team under the direction of Walton Taylor, MD, Dallas, Michael Vengrow, MD, Plano and Daniel Varga, MD, Arlington

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, De La Salle


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


General Session, Closing

Presented by the TexMed 2019 Executive Team under the direction of Walton Taylor, MD, Dallas

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Expo Hall

  • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) recognize addiction as a chronic medical disease, a relapsing and remitting disease of the brain; (2) identify evidence-based treatment strategies for opioid use disorder, including medications and behavioral therapies; and (3) assess the role of stigma as a barrier to care for individuals with addiction, and recognize the important role of harm reduction tools in caring for individuals with addiction.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


General Session, Opening

Presented by the TexMed 2019 Executive Team under the direction of Walton Taylor, MD, Dallas

Friday, May 17, 2019, Expo Hall

  • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) review ways in which novel digital technology shifts responsibilities in health care; (2) discuss the ways patients engage online with health data, health care, and each other; (3) discover new tools for patient activation including voice technology and digitized clinical intake and education; and (4) discuss the potential inherent in one-to-many communication for advocacy and education.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Geriatrics

Presented by the Texas Geriatrics Society under the direction of Mark Heard, MD, Cuero

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Cortez D

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify early and late signs of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the foot and ankle; (2) conclude the role of early vascular and podiatric intervention in limb salvage; (3) derive the significant socioeconomic impact of pedal PAD on patients and the healthcare system; (4) recognize the prevalence of Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) and relate to other comorbid illnesses in the elderly; and (5) discuss non-invasive and invasive modalities used in the diagnosis of PVD and techniques to treat PVD.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, midlevel practitioners, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice providing care to elderly patients


Holistic Medicine

Presented by the Texas Indo-American Physician Society under the direction of Anupkumar Shetty, MD, Dallas and Hima Reddy, MD, Fort Worth

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Coronado A

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) define physiologic changes due to meditation; (2) describe the effect of meditation on pain; (3) communicate with patients how meditation improves pain tolerance; (4) assess evidence supporting the use of Curcumin as an anti-inflammatory supplement; and (4) indicate the role of dietary interventions in the management of pain and inflammation.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 2:30 PM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: Mind Body Medicine in the Modern Health Care System
    Darshan Mehta, MD, Medical Director and Director of Medical Education, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Director of Education, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • 3:15 PM: Physiologic Changes Due To Meditation
    Indranil Basu Ray, MD, President, American Academy of Medical Yoga and Meditation, Houston
  • 3:45 PM: Role of Dietary Interventions in the Mgmt of Chronic Pain
    Anand Bhatt, MD, Pediatrician, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Irving
  • 4:30 PM: Communication of Meditation Technicques With Patients
    Nick Shroff, MD, Urologist, Sr. Yoga Alliance Teacher, Health Care Consultant, Plano
  • 4:45 PM: Panel Discussion and Q&A
    Anand Bhatt, MD

    Indranil Basu Ray, MD

    Darshan Mehta, MD

    Nick Shroff, MD


Inclusive Health Care for LGBTQ Patients (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Council on Science and Public Health under the direction of George Sealy Massingill, MD, Fort Worth

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado B

  • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify current approaches to developing an inclusive environment for patients who identify as LGBTQ: (2) explain how to take a complete social, medical, and surgical history for an LGBTQ patient; and (3) identify current care guidelines for children and adults who identify as LGBTQ.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 1:00 PM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 1:00 PM: Health Access & Health Risks of the LGBTQ Population(ETHICS)
    M. Brett Cooper, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

    Wesley Hartman, JD, Austin
  • 1:30 PM: Practices and Resources for Practice Inclusivity (ETHICS)
    Kelly Bennett, MD, Lubbock
  • 2:00 PM: LGBTQ Community Representatives (ETHICS)
    John Carlo, MD, Dallas
  • 2:30 PM: Case Studies: Building Inclusive Care (ETHICS)
    Emily Briggs, MD, New Braunfels

Maternal Health: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)

Presented by the Council on Science and Public Health under the direction of Emily Briggs, MD, New Braunfels

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado B

  • 4.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.50 Ethics credits
  • 4.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe the current approved Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) methods in the US and target populations; (2) explain the public health implications of increased use of highly effective contraceptives; (3) compare and contrast side effects and benefits of LARC methods; (4) discuss appropriate follow-up for patients initiating IUD; (5) demonstrate ways to address common client concerns for LARC methods; and (6) practice client-centered counseling techniques.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 7:30 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: Overview-Reimbursements & Insurance-Myths & Hot Topics
    Jennifer Bump, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston

    Shanna Combs, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fort Worth

    Carla Ortique, MD, Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Women's Specialists of Houston, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston
  • 9:00 AM: Patient Counseling Practicum (ETHICS)
    Anitra Beasley, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: IUD Practicum
    Shanna Combs, MD

Occupational Medicine

Presented by the Texas College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine under the direction of Tufail Shaikh, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Coronado D


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and health care professionals practicing in the areas of occupational and environmental medicine

  • 9:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: ACOEM Update
  • 9:30 AM: The Hurricane Harvey Outreach Protection Plan
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Expanded Focus for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 12:00 PM: Fatigue Risk Management - Research Update
  • 12:30 PM: Saturday Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:30 PM: Closing General Session
  • 2:30 PM: Occupational Medicine Residency Research Presentations

Ophthalmology Day 1

Presented by the Texas Ophthalmological Association under the direction Mark Gallardo, MD, El Paso

Friday, May 17, 2019, Tower Lobby, Peacock Terrace

  • 5.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe recently approved meds for treating glaucoma; (2) discuss new methods of drug delivery in glaucoma; (3) describe new options for MIGS; (4) discuss advances in retinal diseases; (5) discuss new therapies for treating neuro-ophthalmology; (6) determine when referral a sub-specialist is needed; (7) list advances in clinical pathology that have allowed for enhanced disease identification; (8) explain the concepts behind gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease; (9) develop guidelines for co-management of patients; (10) communicate needed information during patient hand-offs; (11) discuss determining intraocular lens power in post-refractive patients; (12) compare different premium lenses on the market; and (13) review technologies to treat disorders in cornea and external diseases. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

  • 8:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
    Sanjiv Kumar, MD, TOA 2018-2019 President
  • 8:00 AM: What's New in Glaucoma?
    Jess Whitson, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 8:30 AM: What's New in Retina?
    Rafael Ufret-Vincenty MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 9:00 AM: What's New in Neuro-Ophthalmology?
    John E. Carter, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
  • 9:30 AM: What's New in Clinical Pathology Laboratory Capabilities?
    Nick Hogan, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, and Pathology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 10:30 AM: Break and Visit the Ophthalmology Pavilion
  • 11:30 AM: TOA Business Meeting
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit the Ophthalmology Pavilion
  • 10:30 AM: Treating Inherited Retinal Disease Using Gene & Stem Cell
    Elliott Sohn, MD, Associate Professor, Director of Retina Fellowships, University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology, Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1:00 PM: Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company Overview
    Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, Risk Manager, Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 2:00 PM: What's New in Cataract and Refractive Surgery?
    R. Wayne Bowman, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Irene Wadel and Robert I. Atha, Jr. Professorship in Ophthalmology, In Honor of R. Wayne Bowman, MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • 2:30 PM: What's New in Cornea?
    Steven Verity, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas

Ophthalmology Day 2

Presented by the Texas Ophthalmology Association under the direction of Mark Gallardo, MD, El Paso

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Tower Lobby, Peacock Terrace

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) delineate the risk profile of intravitreal injections; (2) summarize the diversity of surgeries performed by military ophthalmologists in a deployed setting in the Middle East; (3) describe the unique pre-deployment training and logistical challenges; (4) measure the safety and efficacy of autologous serum tears; (5) list the challenges and surgical approaches for repair of large full-thickness eyelid defects; (6) list features of biologic drug nomenclature that indicate agent structure; (7) list targets of biologic agents used in the management of ocular inflammatory disease; (8) describe the merits of new techniques for reconstruction of the eyelids; (9) develop diagnoses for vision loss in childhood; and (10) list the best imaging studies for the assessment of pediatric vision loss.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

  • 7:30 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
    Mark Gallardo, MD, TOA 2019-2020 President
  • 7:30 AM: Eyecare Consortium of Texas Breakfast Meeting
  • 9:00 AM: Barry Uhr, MD Memorial Prize in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    Complications of Resident-Performed Intravitreal Injections Keerthana Bolisetty, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Military Ophthalmologists Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan Grant Justin, MD, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) Ophthalmology Residency, San Antonio Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Serum Tears Adriane Schiano, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Full Thickness Lid Defect Repair With a Bilamellar Autograft Donovan Reed, MD, SAUSHEC Ophthalmology Residency, San Antonio
  • 10:00 AM: What's New in Uveitis? The Use of Biologic Agents
    Daniel A. Johnson, MD, Professor and Chairman, Herbert F. Mueller Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, UT Health San Antonio
  • 10:30 AM: Break and Visit the Ophthalmology Pavilion
  • 11:00 AM: Resident Awards Announced
  • 11:00 AM: What's New in Oculoplastics?
    Ronald Mancini, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 11:30 AM: What's New in Pediatric Ophthalmology?
    Jane C. Edmond, MD, Director, Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Otolaryngology Day 1

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Esther Cheung-Phillips, MD, Austin, and John Edwards, MD, San Antonio

Friday, May 17, 2019, Tower Lobby, Wedgwood Ballroom

  • 6.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) explain the unique nature of work-life balance for each individual; (2) describe risk factors that lead to imbalance and potential ethical violations; (3) facilitate a discussion of current concepts for treatment of Chronic Sinusitis and reconstruction of Oral Cavity defects; (4) discuss current concepts in the care of professional voice users; and (5) provide a update on recent advances in pediatric otolaryngology.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care

  • 7:30 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: Balance for Life
    Juliana Fort, MD, Psychiatrist, Children's Health, Dallas
  • 8:30 AM: Vestibular Migraine
    Brian Rodgers, MD, Otolaryngologist, The Hearing Center at Dallas Ear Institute, Dallas
  • 9:15 AM: Reconstruction of Oral Cavity Defects
    Eugene Son, MD, Head and Neck Surgeon, ENT Clinics of San Antonio
  • 10:00 AM: Break and Visit the Otolaryngology Pavilion
  • 10:30 AM: TAO Townhall
    Nathan Hales, MD, President, Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

    Brad Holland, Legislative Chair, Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • 11:00 AM: Care of the Professional Voice
    Lesley Childs, MD, Otolaryngologist, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: Chronic Sinusitis in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis
    Gopi Shah, MD, Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 2:00 PM: Recalcitrant Sinusitis: Tackling Tough Cases
    Ashleigh Halderman, MD, Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Otolaryngology Day 2

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Esther Cheung-Phillips, MD, Austin and John Edwards, MD, San Antonio

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Tower Lobby, Wedgwood Ballroom

  • 3.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) impart an overview of evaluation and treatment of Vestibular Migraine and Hyperparathyroidism; (2) impart an overview of the immunologic workup for chronic sinusitis patients; and (3) promote knowledge and experiences in the field of otolaryngology.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care


Pain Medicine (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of C.M. Schade, MD, PhD, Mesquite, and Timothy Zoys, MD, Dallas

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado A

  • 4.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.50 Ethics credits
  • 4.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe ways to appropriately prescribe opioids for chronic non-cancer pain patients; (2) discuss evidence from the literature and federal guidelines on how to appropriately prescribe opioids; and (3) identify and screen for opioid substance use disorder.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of pain management


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Presented by the Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society under the direction of Jason Marchetti, MD, Plano

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, Coronado A

  • 3.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 3.00 AAFP (P) credits

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in physical medicine and rehabilitation


Physician Health and Wellness (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Sejal S. Mehta, MD, MBA, Plano

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Coronado D

  • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify ethical goals to promote the leadership of women in medicine; (2) examine factors that contribute to role strain for female physicians; (3) evaluate the difference between patient care given by female physicians and male physicians; (4) recognize the behaviors consistent with gender discrimination and harassment, and the ethical conflicts they pose; (5) employ strategies to effect cultural change in medicine; (6) define effective communication as it relates to the patient-physician relationship; (7) identify reasons to improve ethical patient-physician communication; (8) recognize barriers to effective patient-physician communication; (9) describe steps for breaking bad news; and (10) implement at least one strategy to improve patient-physician communication skills.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Professional and Leadership Development (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Committee on Membership, TMA Young Physician and Resident and Fellow Sections, and TMA Leadership College Alumni under the direction of Gabriela Zandomeni, MD

Friday, May 17, 2019, Tower Lobby, Topaz

  • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.00 AAFP (P) credits

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, students and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Psychiatry

Presented by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians under the direction of Melissa Eshelman, MD, Austin

Friday, May 17, 2019, West Wing, Cortez A

  • 5.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 3.00 Ethics credits
  • 5.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) assess trends of public violence; (2) recognize issues unique to transgender/non-conforming youth and perform care in their practice that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective; (3) identify the risk for mental health illness in the transgender and gender diverse population. (4) identify burnout warning signs; (5) identify risks for suicide, including the presence of an untreated/undertreated depression or other mental illness; (6) assess ADHD in adults and distinguish inattention due to other issues; (7) compare Collaborative Care to Co-Location models of Medical-Behavioral Integration; and (8) distinguish the difference in treatment models and state the benefits of Collaborative Care.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of mental health

  • 8:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM: Violence Risk Assessment (ETHICS)
    Joseph V. Penn MD, CCHP, FAPA, Director, Mental Health Services, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Correctional Managed Care, Conroe, and Clinical Professor, UTMB Department of Psychiatry, Galveston
  • 9:00 AM: Transgender Youth Healthcare (ETHICS)
    Ximena Lopez, MD, Medical Director of the GENder, Education and Care Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) program at Children's Medical Center, Dallas and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Physician Suicide and the Burnout Leading To It (ETHICS)
    Sejal Mehta, MD, MBA, FAPA, Private Practice, Plano; Vice Chair, TMA Physician Health and Wellness Committee; Chair, TMA-IMG Section; President, Texas Indo-American Society; President-Elect, Collin-Fannin County Medical Society
  • 11:30 AM: Ask the Experts: Q&A
    Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP, FAPA

    Ximena Lopez, MD

    Sejal Mehta, MD
  • 12:00 PM: Free Networking Lunch in the Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: ADHD in Young Adults
    Preston Wiles, MD, Director of Student Wellness and Counseling program, UT Southwestern, and Drs. Anne and George Race Professor of Student Psychiatry, UTSW
  • 2:00 PM: How Might the Collaborative Care Integration Framework Help
    Ken Hopper, MD, MBA, Private Practice, Ft. Worth

Quality

Presented by the TMA Council on Health Care Quality under the direction of Jeffrey B. Kahn, Austin

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Tower Lobby, Topaz

  • 5.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe the evolution of Medicare's QPP and its implications for practicing physicians; (2) explain how one Texas university is analyzing data on health care utilization and quality performance across Texas and how physicians can access this data to inform their quality improvement efforts; (3) identify practice strategies for successful participation in physician-led ACOs, (4) review ways specialists are engaging in practice innovations to respond to value-based care models; (5) discuss quality and value-based care initiatives underway in Texas Medicaid managed care, including how community-based health care delivery models will serve low-income, uninsured, and other vulnerable populations; and (6) summarize the TexasAIM Initiative and its clinical bundles to improve maternal health outcomes.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 8:00 AM: Register For This Program Now!
  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction
  • 8:00 AM: Medicare - MACRA Quality Payment Program (ETHICS)
    Russell Kohl, MD, Chief Medical Officer, TMF Health Quality Institute, Austin
  • 9:00 AM: Quality & Value-based Care Initiatives in Medicaid (ETHICS)
    Ryan Van Ramshorst, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Texas Medicaid & CHIP, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, San Antonio

    Mary Dale Peterson, MD, Chair, Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee, Texas HHSC; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Driscoll Health System; President and CEO, Driscoll Health Plan, Corpus Christi
  • 9:45 AM: Primary Care-Led ACOs: Aligning With Specialists (ETHICS)
    Jim Walton, DO, CEO, Genesis Physicians Group, Dallas

    Anna Tseng, MD, Neurology Consultants, Dallas
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Innovations in Specialty Value-based Care (ETHICS)
    Alexander Liang, MD, Nephrology Associates, Dallas

    Michael Kaminsky, Aetna, Houston

    Erica Maltby, VP, TMA Specialty Services, Dallas

    David Spalding, CEO, TMA Specialty Services, Austin

  • 12:00 PM: CMS Qualified Entity - Regional Variations in Texas (ETHICS)
    Gretchen Gemeinhardt, PhD, MBA, FACHE, Associate Professor, Department of Management, Policy and Community Health Practice, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Paula Tobon-Stevens, CMS Qualified Entity, Center for Health Care Data, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • 12:45 PM: Combating Maternal Morbidity & Mortality in Texas (ETHICS)
    Manda Hall, MD, Associate Commissioner, Community Health Improvement Division, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Austin

    Carla Ortique, MD, Vice Chair, Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force, DSHS, Houston

TexMed Orientation

Presented under the directions of the Speaker and Vice Speaker, TMA House of Delegates

Friday, May 17, 2019, Tower Lobby, Topaz

  • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify the House of Delegates' role within the TMA governance system; (2) describe the general structure of the House of Delegates and its governing documents; (3) explain the process by which the house receives items for consideration; (4) articulate the House of Delegates' decision-making process for acting on policy proposals; (5) describe the follow-up activities that occur once the house concludes; and (6) list examples of mechanisms by which an adopted policy proposal may be implemented.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Wound Care

Presented by the TexMed 2018 Planning Team and the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine under the direction of Jayesh Shah, MD, San Antonio

Saturday, May 18, 2019, West Wing, De La Salle

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits
  • 2.50 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify the pathophysiology of acute wound healing; (2) detect when wound healing is abnormal or delayed and develop an approach toward healing these wounds; (3) recite CMS guidelines and documentation requirement for treating diabetic foot ulcers with hyperbaric oxygen therapy; (4) interpret what motivates those who file a malpractice suit and how to respond; (5) describe the most common allegations related to wound care and how to negate them; (6) identify the pathophysiology of venous insufficiency; (7) describe the co-morbidities that contribute to venous insufficiency; and (8) review different treatment options for venous insufficiency ulcers.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice