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Improve Your Spiritual, Emotional, and Social Well-Being - 05/16/2022

The Texas Medical Association’s Committee on Physician Health and Wellness has developed CME courses that will help you stay positive, let go of angry thoughts, and relieve stress and burnout.


TexMed 2021: Earning Free CME Has Never Been Easier - 03/31/2021

TexMed 2021 will be held virtually this year, meaning you’ll be able to join your colleagues for two days of CME, networking, and keynote talks from anywhere in the world.


Are You Ready for the Requirements Coming Under the 21st Century Cures Act? - 03/18/2021

Starting April 5, all practices must comply with the federal 21st Century Cures Act, which is designed to facilitate widespread access and sharing of health information among patients and physicians.


Take Your Leadership Skills Even Higher With CME From TMA - 03/12/2021

The Texas Medical Association is here to help you be an even more effective leader through variety of on-demand webinars, podcasts, and online courses, all available in the Texas Medical Association Education Center.


Learn Effective Communication Skills During Free Live Webinar - 02/12/2021

If you would like a deeper understanding of how to communicate effectively, tune in to the Texas Medical Association virtual webinar: Communicating Across Barriers. The webinar, which is accredited for CME, is scheduled for 6 to 7 pm (CT) Thursday, Feb. 25


Develop Best Practices for Patient Collections With Help From TMA - 11/11/2020

To help you develop best practices for patient collection, the Texas Medical Association has published a new CME-To-Go podcast, Sound Policies for Collecting Patient Payments.


Considering a Direct Care Model? TMA Has CME For That - 10/07/2020

If you’re considering starting or moving to a direct care model, check out the Texas Medical Association's new CME course, Alternative Practice Models.


Free CME: A Physician’s Guide to TMB Disciplinary Process - 10/04/2020

To help you understand what to do if you are subject to a TMB investigation, the Texas Medical Association has created a CME publication, Texas Medical Board Investigations: A Physician’s Guide Through the Disciplinary Process.


Updated TMA Guide Helps Your Practice Navigate Utilizing NPPs - 08/24/2020

The Texas Medical Association has updated its best-selling publication,  Nonphysician Practitioners: Hiring, Billing, and Delegation of Duties for a Nonphysician Practitioner.


Need Help Talking With Diabetic Patients About Exercise? - 06/10/2020

Many factors can cause people to not get enough exercise – and that’s particularly dangerous for people with diabetes. What can you do to help your patients with diabetes stay active? Well, the Texas Medical Association is here to help in the form of new CME.


High Deductible Plans? There’s CME for That - 11/25/2019

Texas is No. 2 in the nation in the number of people enrolled in high-deductible health plans – and payment responsibilities have increasingly shifted from insurers to consumers. For practices today, effectively communicating a patient’s financial responsibilities is becoming more vital. The Texas Medical Association’s free webinars can help prepare you and your practice for those conversations.


A Physician’s Personal Take on the Ongoing Impact of Tort Reform - 11/21/2019

Explore the recent effects of tort reform in Texas from the perspective of a physician who was hit with – and eventually overcame – a major liability lawsuit in TMA’s e-book,  Tangled Sutures: A Tale of Triumph and Loss in a Professional Liability Lawsuit


Is Your Staff as Sharp as Your Scalpel? - 10/01/2019

Do your staff’s communication skills support patient treatment, your reputation, and the livelihood of your business? The Texas Medical Association’s new publication, Rx for Success: Patient-Centered Communication for Physicians, Managers, and Staff, is designed to help practice teams develop the responsive, reliable, and empathic communication skills that patients expect and deserve.


Love Yourself and Your Patients With FREE CME This Month - 02/11/2019

Love is in the air this month, and the Texas Medical Association is reminding physicians to practice some self-care, too. Use the TMA Education Center to catch up on your continuing medical education (CME) credits, and prioritize your personal wellness, along with that of your patients.


Help Eliminate Patients’ Insurance Confusion - 02/06/2019

The Texas Medical Association has launched a comprehensive agenda for health insurance reform with the Texas Legislature. In the meantime, TMA is offering a new continuing medical education (CME) course to help you help your patients.


Check Out TMA’s Free, Online Patient Safety Course - 01/24/2019

It’s one of those hidden gems of TMA membership: a comprehensive online course to help you improve patient safety. It’s also a very good course. And thanks to the generous support of our friends at TMA Insurance Trust, Patient Safety and Medical Errors is free for members.


This Month in Texas Medicine - 12/03/2018

The December edition of Texas Medicine looks at accountable care organizations in Texas. Plus, see what's new in the TMA Education Center.


Change the Conversation Around Physician Suicide - 09/19/2018

TMA’s Committee on Physician Health and Wellness has created a continuing medical education coursecalled Break the Silence: Physician Suicide.


Save the Date For the TMA Physician Health and Wellness Exchange - 09/18/2018

How does patient overload affect academic medical center staff, including residents, faculty, and leadership? Which academic medical center’s wellness programs are effective, and which ones aren’t? Those questions and more will be discussed during the annual Texas Medical Association Physician Health and Wellness Exchange, Saturday, March 2, 2019.


TMA Insurance Trust: Providing Free CME for TMA Members - 06/05/2018

Free CME courses are now a benefit of your TMA membership, compliments of TMA Insurance Trust.


Hundreds of CME Hours Now Available for Free - 05/30/2018

Hundreds of CME hours — many designated for credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility — are now available to Texas Medical Association members at no cost, compliments of TMA Insurance Trust.


A Gift To You: Free CME for TMA Members - 05/29/2018

Thanks to a generous contribution from Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust, dozens of CME courses in the TMA Education Center are now FREE for members.


El Paso: Your Telemedicine Questions Answered - 04/20/2018

TMA’s new seminar, TELEMEDICINE: How to Implement Virtual Care and e-Visits in Your Practice, can answer many of your telemedicine questions.


San Antonio: You Have Telemedicine Questions - 02/06/2018

TMA’s new seminar, TELEMEDICINE: How to Implement Virtual Care and e-Visits in Your Practice, can provide answers to your questions, and many others.


“Doctor, Will You Pray With Me?” - 01/24/2018

The Texas Medical Association’s CME course, Spirituality and Medicine, explores the principles and ethics of integrating spirituality into your practice for the benefit of you and your patients.