TexMed 2020 Keynote Speakers

TexMed 2020 returns to Fort Worth on May 1-2, 2020, and features a fantastic set of keynote speakers.

 

Lee Tomlinson

The Naked Truth About Compassion Is Revealed: A Return to the Heart of Healing

Friday, May 1
3:30-5 pm

Sponsored by Texas Medical Liability Trust 

Lee Tomlinson, is a stage 3+ cancer survivor, patient-centered care advocate, and customer service expert. Lee’s true life’s purpose is to inspire, motivate and challenge medical professionals to provide nothing less than their most compassionate care for their patients, colleagues, hospitals and most importantly – themselves. Lee will help create the culture and practices necessary to provide exceptional patient care, improve patient satisfaction, enhance employee engagement and increase profitability.

 

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

    1. Understand the patient perspective of a cancer diagnosis
    2. Cite the definition of compassion
    3. Relate the benefits of compassionate care and its importance in your practice
    4. Identify how compassionate care enhances health care professionals’ engagement and relationship with patients
    5. Illustrate how compassion impacts patients and professionals, and can contribute maintain profitability

This session has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1 ETHICS credit.


 

Global Vaccines, Autism, and 21st Century Vaccine Diplomacy

Saturday, May 2
1:30-2:30 pm

 Peter Hotez

Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, is an internationally-recognized physician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development. Dr. Hotez will describe efforts to develop new neglected disease vaccines to overcome social and physical hurdles to combating illness, and how "vaccine diplomacy" will present a new opportunity for solving 21st century public health crisis. He will also tell his personal story as vaccine scientist, pediatrician, and parent of an adult daughter with autism to overcome antivaccine misinformation campaigns and political action committees.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 

    1. Describe efforts to develop new neglected disease vaccines to overcome social and physical hurdles to combating illness
    2. Identify how "vaccine diplomacy" will present a new opportunity for solving 21st century public health crisis
    3. Interpret antivaccine misinformation campaigns and political action committees
    4. Communicate with patients and parents using tips and strategies to increase the likelihood of a successful vaccine conversation

This session has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1 ETHICS credit.

 

Register now to attend TexMed 2020!

 

Last Updated On

November 18, 2019