TexMed 2021 Keynote Speakers

TexMed 2021 returns virtually on May 14-15, 2021, and features a fantastic set of keynote speakers.

 

Peter Hotez

Global Vaccines, Autism, and 21st Century Vaccine Diplomacy

Friday, May 14
3:30-5 pm

Presented by the TexMed 2021 Executive Team
Supported by the TMA Foundation Louis J. Goodman, PhD Leadership in Medicine Fund
  

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.

TMA gratefully acknowledges the Texas Medical Liability Trust for its generous support of this program. 


Anne Grady

Resilience Reset

Presented by the TexMed 2021 Executive Team

Saturday, May 15
1:30-2:30 pm

Anne Grady is a bestselling author, two-time TEDx speaker, trainer, survivor, optimist, inspirer, and a truth-bomb dropper. Anne has a master’s degree in organizational communication and has spent the last twenty years working with some of the largest organizations around the globe. She has become known as a leading expert on resilience, emotional intelligence and leadership, contributing to Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, FOX Business and many more.

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

    1. Develop mental habits that support/sabotage your resilience
    2. Harness the power of stress productively
    3. Build a resilience toolbox full of actionable strategies including self-care, social connection, gratitude, and humor
    4. Utilize mindfulness to reset your nervous system
    5. Gain clarity around priorities.

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

TMA gratefully acknowledges the TMA Insurance Trust for its generous support of this program.  

Register now to attend TexMed 2021!

 

Last Updated On

April 07, 2021