CME Schedule By Track

     

     

    Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

    Presented by the Texas Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society of under the direction of David Khan, MD, Dallas

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Cortez AB

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) gain a better understanding of cross-reactivity patterns among common drugs and evaluation of drug allergies; (2) identify typical presentations for food allergies and discuss appropriate testing and management strategies; (3) gain a better understanding of different phenotypes of asthma and of established and new approaches to asthma management; (4) discuss management of atopic dermatitis and urticaria; and (5) recognize clinical presentations of different immunodeficiencies. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of allergy, immunology, and primary care

    Emergency Medicine

    Presented by the Texas College of Emergency Physicians under the direction of Sandra Williams DO, MPH, Houston

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, De La Salle

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to (1) review what emergency physicians need to know about the evaluation and management of low-risk chest pain and apply it to their practice; (2) recognize the myths in the management of diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA) and review the correct actions to take; (3) review some of the designer drugs available and how to evaluate and treat a patient who has used one of these drugs; (4) appraise the literature from 2015 and review the best articles affecting emergency medicine; (5) discuss new regulations and changes in policy affecting emergency care; and (6) recognize and review some of the new emerging and tropical infections that patients may present to the emergency department, such as Zika virus and chickungunya. Target Audience Physicians providing acute care management in emergency departments

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Sandra Williams, DO, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
    • 9:05 AM: Low-Risk Chest Pain, Salim Rezaie, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio
    • 9:30 AM: DKA Myths, Salim Rezaie, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio
    • 10:00 AM: Designer Drugs, Ashley Haynes, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Shannon Rickner-Schmidt, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 11:00 AM: The Best Articles of 2015 - A Review of the Literature, Tyson Pillow, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
    • 12:30 PM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 2:30 PM: Ethical Issues for Texas Physicians (ETHICS), Angela Gardner, MD, FACEP, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas Bobby Greenberg, MD, FACEP, Temple Gerad Troutman, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston/Amarillo, TX Arlo Weltge, MD, MPH, FACEP, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston
    • 3:30 PM: The A-Zika of Tropical and Emerging Infections, Jessica Best, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

    Enhanced Perioperative Recovery & Future of Surgical Care

    Presented by the TexMed 2016 Planning Team & the TX Society of Anesthesiologists under the direction of Thomas Aloia, MD; G.V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD; Vijaya Gottumukkala, MD; and David Mackey, MD

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, Coronado A

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) implement enhanced recovery programs in their health care system; (2) initiate a variety of approaches to perioperative outcomes analysis; (3) examine current trends for payment threats and opportunities for health care systems; (4) explore surgical care implementation strategies to remain viable and grow market share; and (5) formulate tactics to expand alternative payment models with physician leaders for success. Target Audience Surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, hospitalists, internists, and all other physicians involved in the care of perioperative and periprocedural patients, and health care administrators

    • 8:00 AM: See What This Program Has To Offer At TexMed 2016!,
    • 8:00 AM: Register for TexMed and the Enhanced Recovery Program,
    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions,
    • 9:00 AM: Session I The Burning Platform:Why Surgical Care Must Change, Moderator: G.V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD, Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas
    • 9:10 AM: Threats To and Opportunities for Health Care Systems, Michael Schweitzer, MD, MBA., Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Future Models of Anesthesia Practice; Vice President for Healthcare Delivery System Transformation, VHA Healthcare Southeast, Tampa, Fla.
    • 10:00 AM: CMS and MACRA Legislation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Stanley W. Stead, MD, MBA, Vice President for Professional Affairs, American Society of Anesthesiologists; CEO and Founder, Stead Health Group, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.
    • 10:45 AM: Break,
    • 11:00 AM: Enhanced Perioperative Recovery: A Surgeon's Perspective, Thomas A. Aloia, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
    • 11:45 AM: Enhanced Perioperative Recovery: An Anesthesiologist's Persp, Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
    • 12:30 PM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 2:45 PM: Session II Surgical Care Improvement in Health Care Systems, Moderator: Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Houston
    • 2:45 PM: Surgical Quality Work At Baylor Dallas, G.V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD, Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas
    • 3:30 PM: Memorial Hermann Joint Camp, Kelly W. Blevins, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Co-Director, Total Joint Reconstruction Program, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, Houston; Sherif Zaafran, MD, U.S. Anesthesia Partners; Chair, Memorial-Herman Joint Operating Committee on Perioperative Surgical Home, Houston
    • 4:15 PM: Perioperative Surgical Home in the Orthopedic Trauma Setting, Tom Flanagan, RN, BSN, Chief Operating Officer, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston
    • 5:00 PM: Informal Table Discussion Groups in Foyer, Table 1: Drs. Schweitzer and Stead; Table 2: Drs. Aloia and Gottumukkala; Table 3: Dr. Gonzalez; Table 4: Drs. Blevins and Zaafran; Table 5: Mr. Flanagan and Dr. Munz

    Ethics in Medicine Forum

    Presented by the TMA Board of Councilors under the direction of J. Clay Sawyer, MD, Waco

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Cortez AB

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify ethical dilemmas faced by physicians who are compensated in part based on patient satisfaction survey scores; and (2) discuss ethical considerations related to prescribing, or refusing to prescribe, opioids. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

    • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions, J. Clay Sawyer, MD, Waco
    • 1:10 PM: Physician Compensation Based on Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Deirdre E. Mylod, PhD, Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation and Senior Vice President of Research and Analytics, Press Ganey, South Bend, Ind. Jeffrey Canose, MD, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, Texas Health Resources, Dallas Ronald S. Walters, MD, Associate Vice President of Medical Operations and Informatics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Victoria Soto, JD, Lead Counsel, Law Office of Victoria Soto, Austin
    • 1:35 PM: Q&A,
    • 2:00 PM: Opioid Prescribing Issues (ETHICS), Deirdre E. Mylod, PhD Jeffrey Canose, MD Ronald S. Walters, MD Victoria Soto, JD
    • 2:25 PM: Q&A,
    • 2:50 PM: Closing Statements,

    General Session, Economic Outlook: What’s in Your Future?

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, Trinity Complex, Expo Hall

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) describe the outlook for 2016's economy, specifically job growth, inflation, interest rates and investment markets; 2) apply business plans to anticipate future economic conditions; and 3) identify how global and US policies are impacting investment alternatives for all American investors.

    • 1:30 PM: Introduction, David Mackey, MD, Houston
    • 1:35 PM: Economic Outlook: What's in Your Future?, Mark G. Dotzour, PhD, College Station

    General Session, How Transparency Disrupts An Industry

    Friday, April 29, 2016, Trinity Complex, Expo Hall

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) describe the heritage of American Medicine; 2) identify disruptive innovations in American business; 3) describe the new efforts aimed at improving medical quality through increasing transparency; 4) review the current literature on teamwork and communication and explain the successes and failures in improving patient safety; and 5). describe what to expect in the next five years in healthcare policy. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice.

    • 3:30 PM: Welcome and TMA Update, Tom Garcia, MD, TMA President, Houston
    • 4:00 PM: Introduction,
    • 4:05 PM: How Transparency Disrupts An Industry, Marty A. Makary, MD, MPH, Baltimore, MD

    Geriatrics

    Presented by the Texas Geriatrics Society under the direction of Lesca Hadley, MD, Fort Worth.

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, Cortez AB

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify the risk factors for hospital readmissions; (2) identify tools and resources to predict hospital readmissions; (3) recognize the new codes for transitional care; (4) apply specific sections of the TADA to individual patient circumstances; (5) advise patients and administer care planning forms as prescribed by TADA; (6) advise patients on the most recent changes in TADA; (7) contrast substance abuse patterns in baby boomers with patterns in the geriatric population; (8) list the five key parameters involved in pharmacokinetics;(9) list a minimum of three commonly used alcohol screening tools used for geriatric patients; and (10) describe key differences in geriatric men and women in terms of substance abuse patterns. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, midlevel practitioners, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice providing care to elderly patients.

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions, Lesca Hadley, MD, Geriatrics Fellowship Program Director, John Peter Smith Hospital, Cleburne
    • 9:05 AM: Hospital Readmissions - What's the Fuss?, Dale Moquist, MD, Health Educator, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Horseshoe Bay
    • 10:00 AM: Advance Directives - A Case-Based Approach, Richard Young, MD, Director of Research and Recruiting and Associate Program Director, JPS Health Network Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort Worth
    • 10:45 AM: Break,
    • 11:00 AM: Geriatric Substance Abuse, Scott Winter, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth
    • 11:45 AM: Closing Remarks, Lesca Hadley, MD

    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, April 30, 2016, West Wing, Cortez A

    • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe the cardiovascular medical applications of meditation; (2) recognize the influence of positive attitudes and the improvements of outcomes in various medical conditions; (3) restate the cellular mechanisms on potential health benefits of spices on health and diseases; (4) recite existing literature to show meditation is a state of existence which is different from relaxation of the mind; and (5) analyze the physiology of gut microbiomes and their potential medical applications in various gastrointestinal medical conditions.

    • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions, Anupkumar Shetty MD, Nephrologist, Dallas Nephrology Associates, Dallas
    • 2:35 PM: Meditation for Cardiovascular Diseases, Indranil Basu Ray, MD, System Section Head of Research, Inpatient Internal Medicine, Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, La.
    • 3:05 PM: Positive Attitude for Positive Outcomes, Madhukar Trivedi, MD, Professor, Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 3:35 PM: Anticancer Effects of Dietary Botanicals, Ajay Goel PhD, Director, Center for Translational Genomics and Oncology, Baylor Scott &White Research Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas
    • 4:05 PM: Meditation Is a State Beyond Relaxation, Anupkumar Shetty MD, Nephrologist, Dallas Nephrology Associates, Dallas
    • 4:35 PM: Medical Applications of Microbiomes in Gut Health, John H. Kwon, MD, PhD, Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

    IUDs and Implants: Improving Women's Access

    Presented by the TMA Committee on Maternal and Perinatal Health under the direction of Ian Ratner, MD, Dallas

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Coronado B

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) explain the public health implications of increased use of highly effective contraceptives; (2) identify common misinformation about long-acting reversible contraception (LARC); (3) identify key counseling points for LARC; (4) identify the absolute contraindications to IUD initiation; (5) discuss strategies for management of difficult insertions; and (6) demonstrate ways to address common client concerns about LARC methods. Target Audience Primary care physicians, midlevel practitioners, office managers

    • 8:00 AM: See What This Program Has To Offer At TexMed 2016!,
    • 8:00 AM: Physician and Patient Experiences With LARC, Connie Folse, MPH, University of California San Francisco Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, San Francisco, Calif.
    • 9:10 AM: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Overview and Update, Suzan Goodman, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, San Francisco, Calif.
    • 9:35 AM: Break,
    • 9:45 AM: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (continued), Suzan Goodman, MD, MPH
    • 10:10 AM: Payment for LARC in Texas, Lesley French, Associate Commissioner, Women's Health Services, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Austin
    • 10:30 AM: Integrating IUDs and Implants Into Contraceptive Counseling, Connie Folse, MPH
    • 12:00 PM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 1:00 PM: IUD Insertion Practicum, Suzan Goodman, MD, MPH; Shanna Combs, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth

    Let's Get Active and Healthier!

    Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Viki Chancellor, MD, Mansfield

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, Tower Lobby, Topaz

    • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) explain the benefits of yoga in reducing their stress level and improving health; (2) determine the benefits of various yoga positions and how they strengthen specific muscles; and (3) examine the correlation between physician exercise and patient care. Target Audience: Physicians and residents of all specialties and other health care professionals

    Occupational Medicine

    Presented by the Texas College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine under the direction of Rosalyn Beaty, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Houston

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, De La Salle

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) enhance the physician's ability to prevent, diagnose and manage occupational and environmental illnesses and injuries; 2) explain changing patterns of heat in the world and how they affect heat stress in people; 3) identify the epidemiology of heat stress in the US workers and athletes; 4) screen and diagnose individuals to avoid poor health outcomes; 5) define mild traumatic brain injury and explain the process of recovery; 6) diagnose the source of a patient's neck and back injury arriving at a focal anatomic diagnosis. 7) design a treatment plan and identify limitations that necessitate patient referral; and 8) evaluate the current research activities and products and to propose practical critiques and suggestions for future research in occupational and environmental medicine. Target Audience Physicians, residents and health care professionals practicing in the areas of occupational and environmental medicine

    Ophthalmology Day 1

    Presented by the Texas Ophthalmology Association under the direction of Victor Gonzalez, MD, McAllen.

    Friday, April 29, 2016, Tower Lobby, Wedgwood Ballroom

    • 5.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) summarize the design and rationale for protocol S from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net); (2) recognize the advantages that antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapy has for the management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) relative to panretinal photocoagulation (PRP); (3) determine the role that PRP continues to have in the management of patients with PDR; (4) summarize new management techniques of diabetic macular edema; (5) describe new and emerging treatments for uveitis; (6) list new and emerging treatments for cataract and anterior segment diseases; (7) explain how advocacy helps patient care and safety; and (8) using actual malpractice claims and lawsuits, list solutions to electronic health record challenges for avoiding pitfalls. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

    • 7:00 AM: Continental Breakfast in Expo Hall,
    • 8:00 AM: John H. and Anna Marie Fish Memorial Lecture, Neil M. Bressler, MD, Chief - Retina Division, Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Md.
    • 9:00 AM: John H. and Anna Marie Fish Memorial Lecture, Susan B. Bressler, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Md.
    • 10:00 AM: Q&A With the Bresslers,
    • 10:15 AM: Refreshment Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Chronic Autoimmune Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease, Jennifer H. Cao, MD, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Adult and Pediatric Uveitis and Ocular Immunology, Dallas
    • 11:30 AM: TOA Business Meeting,
    • 12:00 PM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 1:00 PM: Anterior Segment Update, Roberto Pineda II, MD, Director, Keratorefractive Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, Ma.
    • 1:30 PM: Cornea and Related Topics for Today's Cataract Surgery, Roberto Pineda, II, MD
    • 2:00 PM: Advocacy: More Bad News From Federal Affairs, Daniel J. Briceland, MD, Senior Secretary for Advocacy at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Carefree, Az.
    • 2:30 PM: OMIC: Medico-Legal Issues of the Electronic Health Record, Michelle Pineda, MBA, Risk Management Specialist; Cathy Bailey, Esq., Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC), San Francisco, Calif. and Daniel J. Briceland, MD

    Ophthalmology Day 2

    Presented by the Texas Ophthalmology Association under the direction of Victor Gonzalez, MD, McAllen

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, Tower Lobby, Wedgwood Ballroom

    • 3.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 2.00 Ethics credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) determine the value of ordering MRI in pediatric patients; (2) identify risk factors for the development of retinopathy; (3) contrast the use of optically active nanocarriers against laser-stimulated drug release as an alternative for controlled drug delivery; (4) summarize current evidence for prophylaxis and prevention of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema; (5) discuss how social media can impact the patient-physician relationship; (6) incorporate oculoplastic techniques into a practice setting, (7) describe the charting problems that result in Texas Medical Board (TMB) sanctions; (8) describe TMB rules related to prescribing for chronic pain patients and supervision of midlevels; and (9) identify the electronic death certificate requirements and the rules related to the release of electronic records. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

    • 8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast in the Expo Hall,
    • 9:00 AM: Value of Imaging in Children Presenting With Nystagmus, Mohamed Guenena, MD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 9:07 AM: Inner-City Retinopathy of Prematurity in the 21st Century, Xihui Lin, MD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 9:15 AM: Release of Avastin From Laser-Stimulated Nanocarriers, Lauren Wright, MD, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
    • 9:22 AM: Update: Pseudophakic CME, James Lee, MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock
    • 9:30 AM: Social Media Risks (ETHICS), Blaine Holbrook, JD, Owner, Evans, Rowe & Holbrook, San Antonio
    • 10:30 AM: Ophthalmic Surgery for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Ronald Mancini, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 11:30 AM: Texas Medical Board Hot Button Rules (ETHICS), Dan Ballard, JD, Attorney, Ballard & Simmons, LLP, Austin

    Otolaryngology Day 1

    Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Kevin Kriesel, MD, Austin and Nathan Hales, MD, San Antonio

    Friday, April 29, 2016, Tower Lobby, Peacock Terrace

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) identify controversial points related to the diagnosis/ treatment for allergic fungal sinusitis; 2) identify trends in hospital vs. office based procedures, and discuss evidence pertaining to balloon sinus procedures; 3) contrast indications and pitfalls of SLIT or immunotherapy injections; 4) describe the technique of Indications for Lower Lid Blepharoplasty with Septal Reset and Muscle Resuspension; 5) identify major areas of errors, potential risks or liabilities regarding the implementation and use of the EMR in the medical office; 6) identify the scope and limitations of office-based laryngeal procedures and analyze the techniques and equipment required; 7) implement a program to promote a practice in a healthy fashion while limiting their online risk. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care

    • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Kevin Kriesel, MD, TAO Program Chair, Austin Regional Clinic, Austin
    • 7:35 AM: Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis: Questioning Our Assumptions, Bradley Marple, MD, Associate Dean, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 8:10 AM: Balloon Sinus Dilatation: 2016 Update, Martin Citardi, MD, Professor & Chair of Otorhinolaryngology, UT Health Sciences Center, Houston
    • 8:45 AM: Allergy Showdown: SHOTS Vs SLIT, Matthew Ryan, MD, Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Bobby Lanier, MD, Clinical Professor, The University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth
    • 9:25 AM: Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty With Septal Reset and Muscle Res, J. Drew Sanderson, MD, Private Practice, Flower Mound Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Spa, Flower Mound
    • 9:55 AM: Break,
    • 10:10 AM: Electronic Medical Record: Ethical and Legal Issues (ETHICS), Jan Zdunek, MD, DO, MBA, Senior Medical Director of Primary Care, Austin Regional Clinic, Austin, Texas; Manish Naik, MD, Internist, Austin Regional Clinic, Cedar Park
    • 11:40 AM: Otolaryngology Lunch Break/New Physicians/Trainee Q&A,
    • 12:45 PM: Office-based Laryngeal Procedures, Chad Whited, MD, Private Practice, Austin Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, Austin
    • 1:15 PM: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulators in the Treatment of Obstructiv, Kent Jones, MD, Private Practice, Austin Regional Clinic, Austin
    • 1:45 PM: Break,
    • 2:00 PM: Managing Your Online Presence in the Age of the Internet, Lynae Harrison, Clinic Manager, Austin City Clinic, Austin, Texas

    Otolaryngology Day 2

    Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Kevin Kriesel, MD, Austin and Nathan Hales, MD, San Antonio

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, Tower Lobby, Peacock Terrace

    • 3.25 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 0.50 Ethics credits

    Objectives Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) discover valuable insight and improved understanding in managing the stresses and challenges commonly encountered in the practice of Otolaryngology; 2) recognize the signs and symptoms of migraine associated vertigo; 3) discuss the pro's and con's of treatment for oropharyngeal cancer including trans oral surgical approaches, radiation and chemo radiation with emphasis on patient specific treatment plans; 4) review current guidelines for mryngotomy and tube placement in the treatment of ETD ;and 5) identify risk factors for airways fires and reexamine measures to prevent this life threatening complication. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Kevin Kriesel, MD, TAO Program Chair, Austin Regional Clinic, Austin
    • 9:05 AM: Legacy Lecture Series: Lessons Learned, G. Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, D BE, Professor Emeritus, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio
    • 9:30 AM: Legacy Award and Resident Awards,
    • 9:40 AM: Resident Winner Presentation,
    • 12:15 PM: Migraine Variant Vertigo, Joseph Chang, MD, Neurotologist, Texas Ear Center, Houston
    • 10:30 AM: Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Oropharyngeal Cancer: Treatment Debate Panel, Moderator: Mark Zafereo MD, Head and Neck Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center Panelists: Marc Herr, MD, Head and Neck Surgery, San Antonio, Texas Sumer Baran, MD, Head and Neck Surgery, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX Ryan Raju, MD, Head and Neck Surgery, Scott and White, Temple, Texas Nathan Hales, MD, Head and Neck Surgery, San Antonio H&N, San Antonio, Texas
    • 11:45 AM: Otitis Media With Effusion: Guidelines Update, Gopi Shah, MD, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Health, Dallas
    • 10:00 AM: Operating Room Fires for the Otolaryngologist, Soham Roy, MD, Memorial Hermann, Houston

    Pain Medicine

    Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of Richard Hurley, MD, Woodway

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Cortez D

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify patients with personality and impulse disorders who are at risk for abusing medications; (2) define what a core measure of improved function is; (3) define the standard of care for prescribing opioids; and (4) interpret current legislation regarding opioids and recognize improvements in using the Texas prescription monitoring program. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of pain management

    • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions,
    • 7:35 AM: Opioids & Impulse Disorders, Depression & Anxiety (ETHICS), Howard M. Cohen, MD, Private Practice, Progressive Pain and Psychiatry, Dallas
    • 8:30 AM: Core Measures of Improved Function With Opioid Use, Kavita Trivedi, DO, Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Rehabilitation
    • 9:15 AM: Standard of Care for the Use of Opioids (ETHICS), Graves T. Owen, MD, Medical Director, Texas Pain Rehabilitation Institute, Round Rock
    • 10:00 AM: Break,
    • 10:15 AM: New and Improved Prescription Monitoring in Texas (ETHICS), C.M. Schade, MD, PhD, Private Practice, Mesquite; Gay Dodson, RPh, Executive Director, Texas State Board of Pharmacy, Austin
    • 11:15 AM: Closing Remarks,

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Presented by the Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society under the direction of Mark Wren, MD, Texarkana

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, Coronado B

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

    Upon completion of this program attendees should be able to: 1) interpret clear indications for spine fusion in LBP patients, non-operative options, new biologics including fibrin disc sealant; 2) describe the history and mechanisms of sepsis and septic shock 3) identify the presentation of critical illness neuropathy and myopathy and cognitive impairments in addition to physical function limitations; and 4) describe how advocacy skills can promote better patient care. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in physical medicine and rehabilitation

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Shaun Lehmann, MD, Medical Director, Houston Spine & Sports Medicine, The Woodlands
    • 9:05 AM: Help Yourself: Advocacy Skills and Strategies, Dexanne B. Clohan, MD, President, Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Irvine, Calif.
    • 9:45 AM: The Consequences of Critical Illness: A Rehab POV, Mark Wren, MD, Medical Director, HEALTHSOUTH and Christus St. Michaels Palliative Care, Texarkana
    • 10:30 AM: Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Changing Spine Treatment With "Disruptive Technology", Kevin Pauza, MD, Founding Partner, Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler
    • 11:30 AM: Q&A,

    Physician Health and Wellness

    Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Viki Chancellor, MD, Mansfield

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Cortez DC

    • 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) recognize that behaviors can be as addictive as substances and propose appropriate treatments for behavioral addiction; and (2) identify risk factors for physician suicide and explain warning signs of a physician who is suicidal. Target Audience Physicians and residents of all specialties and other health care professionals

    Poster Session

    Saturday, April 30, 2016,

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) exchange quality improvement learning and applicable best practices with other Texas physicians. Target Audience Physicians, residents, other health care professionals and all members of health care teams

    Psychiatry

    Presented by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians under the direction of Daryl Knox, MD, Sugar Land

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, De La Salle

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe how prion biology informs present day understanding of Alzheimer's disease; (2) recognize the evolving role of physicians in driving health outcomes; (3) discuss the current evidence for the efficacy of psychosocial supports in cancer treatment; (4) recognize the role of telepsychiatry in the delivery of mental health care; (5) explain the current state of early intervention psychosis in the treatment of schizophrenia; and (6) identify factors and symptoms that may indicate significant stress and need for intervention in health care professionals. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of mental health

    • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions,
    • 8:05 AM: Prion Biology and Common Neurodegenerative Diseases, Marc Diamond, MD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • 9:00 AM: Behavior Driving Health Outcomes: What Can Be Done?, Ken Hopper, MD, The Hopper Group, Dallas
    • 10:00 AM: Break,
    • 10:15 AM: Evidence-based Psychosocial Oncology and Supportive Care, Jeffrey Kendall, PhD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dallas
    • 11:15 AM: Telepsychiatry - Models for Success, Avrim Fishkind, MD, Chief Executive Officer, JSA Health Telepsychiatry, Houston
    • 12:00 PM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 1:00 PM: Early Interventions in Psychosis: Challenges and Promises, Raymond Cho, MD, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
    • 2:00 PM: Early Healing: Balancing Your Life, Michael Lewis McClam, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, The Menninger Clinic, Houston

    Quality and Patient Safety

    Presented by the TMA Council on Health Care Quality under the direction of Gregory M. Fuller, MD, Keller

    Saturday, April 30, 2016, West Wing, Coronado DC

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and its impact on quality and Medicare payment for practicing physicians; (2) distinguish between Medicare's new quality-focused payment models: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and alternative payment models; and (3) identify practice strategies and resources to improve quality and value-based outcomes. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

    • 10:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Gregory M. Fuller, MD, Family Physician, North Hills Family Medicine, Keller
    • 10:05 AM: MACRAgeddon: What Physicians Need To Know, Donna Kinney, CPA, TMA Director of Research and Data Analysis, Austin
    • 10:50 AM: Medicare's Merit-Based Payment System & Alt. Payment Models, Ronald S. Walters, MD, Associate Vice President of Medical Operations and Informatics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bellaire
    • 11:50 AM: Lunch Break,
    • 12:00 PM: Practice Strategies To Become a High-Performing Physician, Moderator, Gregory M. Fuller, MD Cliff Fullerton, MD, President, Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance, Garland Ghassan F. Salman, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Austin Diagnostic Clinic, Austin Lloyd Van Winkle, MD, Medical Director, United Physicians of San Antonio ACO, Castroville
    • 12:45 PM: Resources To Improve Quality and Value-Based Outcomes, Clifford Moy, MD, Behavioral Health Medical Director, TMF Health Quality Institute, Frisco

    Telemedicine and Technology

    Presented by the TexMed 2016 Executive Planning Team under the direction of David Miller, MD, Dallas, and Michael Vengrow, MD, Dallas

    Friday, April 29, 2016, 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) define telemedicine and telehealth; (2) identify challenges and differences within telemedicine pertaining to clinical and non-clinical scenarios; (3) outline legalities for practicing telemedicine; (4) organize emails, texts, instant messages and social media to best care for patients and protect themselves legally; and (5) classify information to get proper reimbursement, specifically ethical reimbursement charges and treatment in other states. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice, especially primary care

    • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introduction, Michael Vengrow, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
    • 1:05 PM: Basic Overview of Telemedicine and Telehealth, Tara Kepler, JD, Principle, Kepler Health Law, Plano John L. Schaeffer, DO, Founder and CEO, American Telepsychiatrists, Sacramento, Calif.
    • 1:35 PM: Protect Yourself Legally: Telemedicine, Emails and Texts, Tara Kepler, JD John L. Schaeffer, DO
    • 2:05 PM: Payment for Telemedicine, Emails and Texts, Tara Kepler, JD John L. Schaeffer, DO
    • 2:35 PM: Q&A,

    Value-Based Care: New Hassles and New Opportunities

    Presented by TMA PracticeEdge and the TMA Council on Practice Management Services under the direction of Chelsea I. Clinton, MD, San Antonio

    Friday, April 29, 2016, West Wing, Coronado A

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

    Upon completion of the program, participants should be able to: (1) outline the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and understand its impact on practice revenues and the growth of accountable care organizations; (2) describe contemporary physician management and leadership practices that are essential for effective transformation of American health care delivery and new payment models; (3) appraise accountable care opportunities in Texas and discuss the business aspects of creating or joining an organization involved in accountable care activities, and (4) identify emerging products and services that promote quality and lower health care costs. Target Audience Physicians in all specialties, and office managers and administrators

    • 9:00 AM: Transitioning To Merit-Based Incentive Pay System (ETHICS), Ronald S. Walters, MD, Associate Vice President of Medical Operations and Informatics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bellaire
    • 10:15 AM: Break,
    • 10:30 AM: Critical Competencies for Physician Leaders (ETHICS), Michael J. Deegan, MD, Clinical Professor, Healthcare Leadership & Innovation, The University of Texas, Dallas
    • 11:30 AM: Free Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall,
    • 1:00 PM: Accountable Care Orgs. Insights From Physician-Led Programs, David McCormick, Chief Operating Officer, Innovista Health Solutions, Austin
    • 2:00 PM: Value-Based Care: Strategies for Specialists, David Spalding, Chief Operating Officer, TMA PracticeEdge, Austin; Curtis Gattis, Co-Founder, LeadingReach, Austin; Clint Smith, Co-Founder, LeadingReach, Austin;