DCMS Connect Virtual Speaker Series
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We’re excited to offer a virtual speakers series with relevant and inspiring content. These webinars will be the 3rd Thursday of every month. Our goal is to offer CME during each session. Click the Session Schedule button below to view the current schedule. Be sure to check back often for new speaker information and networking opportunities.

Have speaker or topic suggestions? Send to Cara Jaggers.  

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Lindsey Dawson for details.

 






 DATE  TIME  TOPIC CONTINUING
EDUCATION
CREDIT 
 
         
 January 28, 2021  6:30 PM CST  Dallas County COVID-19 and Influenza Update   1 AMA PRA 
 Category 1 Credits™  
 with the ethics designation
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 Details

         
 February 18, 2021  6:30 PM CST  Strengthening Medicine in the 87th Texas Legislature  1 AMA PRA
 Category 1 Credits™ 
 with the ethics designation
 View
 Details
         
         


Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6:30 PM CST

Dallas County COVID-19 and Influenza Update

Join Dallas County Medical Society for a COVID-19 and influenza update. Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, will provide a physician-targeted update on the current status of the pandemic and projected effects that COVID-19 and influenza will have on healthcare in Dallas. Dr. Perl will also provide updated guidelines regarding the vaccine rollout, availability and much more. 

Dr. Perl is the Jay P. Sanford Professor in the Department of Medicine (infectious diseases) and the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Perl has been asked to help with management of international outbreaks including COVID-19, SARS, MERS CoV, and ebola, and consults with international governments on guideline development and strategies to prevent healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand current COVID-19 and influenza prevalence in Dallas County as well as the 2021 projection of COVID-19 and the effects on healthcare in Dallas.
  2. Educating yourself on the common symptoms of COVID-19 and how to keep yourself safe as a physician treating COVID-19 patients.
  3. Understand COVID-19 vaccine updates in regards to vaccine availability, vaccine roll out in Texas and Dallas County, as well as vaccine provider requirements and patient priority tiers.
  4. Address vaccine hesitancy with patients.

Registration fee is $25.
  CME

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
with the ethics designation

PRESENTER

Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc

 





 

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM CST

Strengthening Medicine in the 87th Texas Legislature

During the 87th Texas legislative session, TMA will work with legislators to navigate budget challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We will work to ensure that nothing interferes with the patient-physician relationship and that a physician will be there when Texas patients need them. Our speaker is Dr. Diane Fite, TMA President, and she will explain how you can help in this effort, and how to participate in TMA advocacy events during the session.

Registration fee is $25.

Questions? Contact Cara Jaggers, DCMS director of events, at cara@dallas-cms.org.

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

"This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Texas Medical Association and Dallas CMS. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians."

The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

   CME

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
with the ethics designation

PRESENTER

Diana Fite, MD
TMA President






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Successful Provider and Payer Contract Negotiations
CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

Whether you are a novice or a seasoned negotiator, payer contracts can be complicated and difficult to interpret, even with an attorney or a consultant by your side. Join us for the next presentation in our virtual speaker series, DCMS Connect: Successful Provider and Payer Contract Negotiations. Dr. Christopher Crow, CEO of Catalyst Health Network, shared his experiences and knowledge on contract negotiations in 2020.  Click here to register and watch the video.



Cultural Bias in Healthcare
CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

This presentation was developed for healthcare professionals committed to improving quality and reducing racial and ethnic differences in health and health care. Health care professionals may not be familiar with recent developments in strategies to reduce disparities. This CME course presents evidence-based best practices and practical strategies to reduce discrimination gaps in health care quality. Click here to register and watch the video.



Women in Medicine: Why Healthcare Needed COVID
CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

With burnout rates on the rise, strong mentorship among all physician communities should be encouraged. Specifically, females make up 50 percent of medical school graduates, but comprise only 33 percent of the physician work force. To celebrate and empower our amazing women in medicine, Hala Sabry, DO, founder of “Physician Moms Group,” spoke about being a female physician and a mom during the current pandemic. Click here to register and watch the video.



Road to Practice Recovery: A Guide for Reopening Your Practice Post COVID-19
CME:
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

From evaluating staffing levels and managing patient appointments, to ensuring patient safety and communicating regularly with patients and staff, this guide provides the information practices need to more confidently head in the right direction. Click here to register and watch the video.



Healthcare, Remixed: 2021 and Beyond with ZDoggMD
CME: 
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with the ethics designation

The last DCMS Connect webinar for 2020 featured Dr. Zubin Damania, also known as "ZDoggMD." ZDoggMD discussed all that we have faced and accomplished in 2020 while helping us to recharge for the new year. 

Dr. Zubin Damanian is a UCSF/Stanford trained internist and founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health 3.0. During a decade-long hospitalist career at Stanford, he experienced our dysfunctional health care system firsthand. As a way to address his own “burnout” and find a voice, he started producing videos and live shows under the pseudonym “ZDoggMD” that have since gone epidemically viral. Click here to register and watch the video.


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