April 2022

In this issue...

Round Rock Express Baseball Tickets
Virtual Ethics CME Business of Medicine Presentation
TCMS/AISD Athletic Physicals
Register for TexMed 2022
TCMS Medical Staff Insider Newsletter
Coming Soon: TCMS DirectorySpot App
Dell Medical School Update

Take Yourself to the Ball Park for Round Rock Express Baseball
TCMS has discounted tickets to two April RR Express games. Get your tickets now to enjoy being outside watching the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. 
Friday, April 22, 7:05 pm
RR Express plays the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies)
Fireworks and a History of Hip Hop themed show after the game
Sunday, April 24, 1:05 pm
RR Express plays the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies)
Kid’s Day by HEB

Free Virtual Ethics CME Business of Medicine Presentation
Meditation for the Stressed-Out Physician
Dr. Michelle Hauser will talk about how meditation affects the brain and how its use can ease stress and become a part of a healthy mindfulness practice. Read more >>
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtually - Zoom

TCMS/AISD Athletic Physicals
Each year, TCMS has partnered with AISD to provide underinsured student athletes with the physicals they need to play sports, march in band, and cheer in school. Physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, and physician assistants are needed for each of the following three nights in May. 
Tuesday, May 17 | Burger Center (MOPAC & Hwy 290)
Wednesday, May 18 | Burger Center (MOPAC & Hwy 290)
Thursday, May 19 | Burger Center (MOPAC & Hwy 290)
Note: GU/hernia exams on boys will NOT be included this year based on current recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Register for TexMed
Attend TexMed 2022 in Houston, April 29-30. TexMed is TMA's largest annual conference and is hosted in-person and virtually. Network with physician leaders, explore six CME tracks, and enjoy two keynote presentations. Attendees can also find business of medicine resources in the Expo Hall. Register here .

Make Sure Your Team is Receiving the TCMS Medical Staff Insider Newsletter
TCMS sends a special newsletter to medical staff with the latest information impacting the business side of a medical practice. From new legislation, reporting deadlines and new coding to hints on how to better your practice in general, this weekly update is a valuable tool. If you have staff (especially office managers) not receiving the weekly Medical Staff Insider, ask them to contact lviner@tcms.com to be added to the list.

Coming Soon: TCMS DirectorySpot App 
Watch your email for information about a new TCMS physician directory app—making it even easier to locate and contact colleagues using your mobile device. 

Dell Medical School Update

Following Match Day, a record 169 new residents and fellows are headed to Austin. All Dell Medical School students pursuing residency matched to programs spanning 18 states — with half staying to train in Texas. More Match Day news »
As part of renewed interest in using psychedelics to treat severe mental health conditions, especially for people who have not had success with more traditional treatments — people like U.S. Army veteran Devon Thomas  — Dell Med researchers have launched the Center for Psychedelic Research and Therapy . Want to read more about Dell Med’s work? Sign up for emails »
Dell Med will offer students a new dual-degree master’s program in humanities, health, and medicine in collaboration with UT Austin’s College of Liberal Arts. It’s designed to produce physician leaders who bring humanistic knowledge, skills and frameworks to their work caring for patients, collaborating with other health professionals, and addressing challenges and opportunities within the health system. Read more »