Helping Texas family doctors care for all of us

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At the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, our mission is to promote the health of all Texans by serving the needs of members and advancing the specialty of family medicine.

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Back to the future

As a new physician in her first seven years of practice, TAFP member Elena Zamora, MD, goes back in time to offer some helpful advice to her medical student self.

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Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds for September 2023

AAFP works for congressional support for Medicare add-on code, access to new COVID-19 vaccines, increased primary care workforce, and permanent regulations for telehealth prescribing of controlled substances.

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Texas budget includes significant investments in primary care and rural physician workforce

Amid threats to rural hospitals, access to maternity care and primary care, Legislature’s efforts to invigorate family medicine means a healthier future for Texas communities.

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Clinician, teacher, leader, advocate, coach

A profile of the Texas Family Physician of the Year

Linda Siy, MD

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Meet your September Member of the Month

Tove Goldson, MD, PhD

Tove Goldson, MD, PhD, is core faculty at the Family Medicine Residency Program at Baylor Scott and White in Temple, where she works in both inpatient and outpatient settings, teaches, and participates in research.

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TAFP Foundation

Through support of students, residents, and research, we build the foundation for the future of family medicine

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By supporting candidates who understand and appreciate what family medicine means to our communities, we strengthen the vitality of the specialty. Donate to the TAFP Political Action Committee and make your voice heard.

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