December 2022

In this issue...

Virtual CME Presenation
Need a Hand?
Member Mailing Labels
New TCMS Directory
Stand Up for Medicine

TCMS Virtual Business of Medicine and CME Presentation: Safe Opioid Prescribing in Texas

When: Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual - Zoom

Speaker: Brett B. Rowe, JD

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
•    Discuss best practices for opioid prescribing;
•    Describe alternate treatment options;
•    Discuss multi-modal approaches to pain management; and
•    Review Texas laws regarding prescription of opioids for both acute and chronic pain

CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Need a Hand? Don't Work Yourself to the Bone.

TCMS Staffing Services
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Sending Holiday Cards? Have a Practice Announcement?

Travis County Medical Society offers member data (office info only) for sale in an Excel document or pre-printed mailing labels by ZIP code or specialty.

Great for EHRs, holiday greetings or announcing a new partner or relocation!

All purchasers must sign a release indicating the purpose for which the information will be used and acknowledge that the list is for a one-time use.

For more information, contact the Society at or 512-206-1249.

Want the New TCMS Membership Directory?

Download DirectorySpot

The world has gone digital, and this is how you can communicate with your fellow TCMS members and get their information—at the touch of a button!

DirectorySpot is a mobile, private, and secure directory which includes contact info with the ability to text and email your colleagues directly from the app.

More information here.

2023 First Tuesdays at the Capitol
Legislators need to hear from you--their physician, medical student, and alliance constituents--to understand how proposed legislation can potentially impact the practice of medicine in Texas.

Join the white coat invasions on:
February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2

Attend TMA's First Tuesdays and learn how to:
1. Become well-versed on the issues facing medicine this session
2. Inform your senator, representative, and their staff about these issues.
3. Learn other important steps you can take to educate your legislators.

Register Here