October 2021

In this issue . . . 

Virtual Business of Medicine Ethics CME 
TCMS Halloween Trunk-N-Treat Event 
Now Open! TMA Career Center 
TMA White Paper: How to Prohibit Handguns on Private Property 
Dell Medical School Update 

Virtual Business of Medicine Ethics CME
Physician Employment: Contract 
Terms & Their Significance
October 14

Attorney Michael L. Kreager will describe the structure of physician employment in Texas and the reason physicians may want to be employed. Definitions of common employment contract terms and their significance will be clearly explained. 
Date: Thursday, October 14
Time: Noon to 1 pm

TCMS Halloween Event
Trunk-N-Treat with Your Little Goblins
October 31

Now is the time to “mask up” for the TCMS Trunk-N-Treat. Costumes welcome at this fun family event!
Families can walk around to decorated cars and get treats from TCMS Friends of the Society, 
TCM Alliance and more. 
RSVP with the number of little goblins attending
Date: Sunday, October 31
Time: 4pm to 6 pm
Place: Riverbend Church parking lot, 
4214 N. Capital of TX Hwy, Austin 78746

Now Open! TMA Career Center 

Take your career to the next level and recruit qualified Texas physicians across all specialties. TMA’s new Career Center  and Virtual Career Fairs are designed with physicians in mind. 

TMA White Paper: How to Prohibit Handguns on Private Property

If you’re a private-property owner and want to bar visitors from carrying on your premises – such as your private medical practice – there are certain steps you must take. A new TMA white paper provides information on how to post correct notice, and more.
Download the white paper .

Dell Medical School Update

The COVID-19 pandemic left medical schools with little choice but to adapt. A year and a half in, Dell Med leaders explore what changes might be for good . Read more in the fall 2021 edition of REthink , the digital magazine of Dell Medical School.
A former Peace Corps member turned biostatistician. An internist who’s also a prolific cartoonist. A native Austinite advancing psychiatric care locally. Curious about the people behind the mission? Learn more through Dell Med’s Voices series .
CME Opportunity: Kidney Health Equity Symposium, Wednesday, December 1
Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in kidney disease are prominent in the United States. Minorities and people with lower incomes have a higher incidence of kidney failure and other poor outcomes. The Kidney Health Equity Symposium — presented by Dell Med’s Department of Internal Medicine  in partnership with the Department of Health Social Work , Central Health and CommUnityCare Health Centers—will identify interventions that might narrow kidney disease disparities. Learn more and register for this virtual event .