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DCMS Member Testifies at Capitol
DCMS Past President Leslie Secrest, MD, and Robert Greenberg, MD, a Temple emergency medicine physician, urged passage of Senate Bill 359 by Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) Wednesday in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee
Symposium on Healthcare Associated Infections: Antimicrobial Stewardship - Apr 18
DCMS is proud to be one of the sponsors of a symposium on healthcare-associated infections at UT Southwestern.
1/30/15 DCMS Members Receive TMA Presidential Awards
The Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees presented Presidential Awards to DCMS, Dr. Wendy Chung, Dr. John Carlo, and Dr. David Lakey, Texas Commissioner of Health for their work throughout the Ebola Virus crisis...see photo.
01/29/15 DCMS Member Testifies to EPA
DCMS Past President Robert Haley, MD, represented DCMS and TMA at an all-day hearing with EPA authorities on Jan. 29. Dr. Haley testified with clinical information about current air quality standards and presented recommendations to improve North Texas air quality and improve patient health...read article published by the Dallas Morning News 01/29/2015
Texas Medical Association Releases 2015 Legislative Agenda
D Healthcare Daily reports, “the Texas Medical Association has issued its 2015 legislative agenda, urging the statehouse to increase funding for graduate medical education, find a way to provide healthcare to low-income Texans, and improve payments to physicians who provide pediatric care through Medicaid.” Read more.
2015 Membership Benefits
DCMS/TMA members who have NOT yet renewed can renew online, by mail or by phone with a credit card by calling Linda Doyle at 214-413-1437. View your membership benefits available in 2015.
Stay Tuned to DCMS and TMA for 2015 Legislative Updates
Count on DCMS and TMA to keep you informed during the legislative session. The 84th session is underway, and it's time to register for TMA's First Tuesdays at the Capitol.
upcoming events
First Tuesdays at the Capitol - Apr 7
On the first Tuesday of each month during the 84th legislative session, physicians from across the state will meet with their legislators to discuss issues of importance to physicians and patients.

TMLT Risk Management Seminar - Apr 14
TMLT will present "Clearing up the Confusion: What you should know about the TMB Rules" on Tuesday, Apr 14. This program provides 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Conference of Professions - Apr 17
Register now to reserve your seat for "Supersizing the Professions: Ethical Issues Facing Mega-Congregations, Law Firms and Medical Practices."

DCMS Night out with the Frisco RoughRiders - Apr 23
Join us at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco to watch the RoughRiders beat the Corpus Christi Hooks.
TexMed 2015 - Austin TX
Plan to attend TexMed 2015: May 1-2