Physician News and Deadlines
CDC Recommends COVID Vaccines for Kids as Young as 6
The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention on Saturday recommended two COVID-19
vaccines one for children between 6 months and 5 years old,
the other for ages 6 months to 4 years. Physicians and other
vaccinators can begin giving those shots, and they're now available
for ordering through the state's Vaccine Allocation & Ordering
System. Find out more.
Issue Proposals for School Safety, Mental Health Funding
On behalf of the Texas
Medical Association and seven other state medical organizations,
written testimony to the Senate’s Special Committee
to Protect All Texans, which was convened in response to the Uvalde
shooting. TMA and the other groups called for a multipronged
approach to strengthen the state’s health and social services. Continue reading.
Early RSV Spread
Prompts State to Make Synagis More Available
High-risk children enrolled
in Medicaid and two children's health programs will be able to
access the medication Synagis in the coming weeks to combat an
earlier-than-expected resurgence of respiratory syncytial virus, or
RSV, state health authorities say. More on the virus.
Symptom Dominance Linked with Depression in Patients with COPD
In a new study, a
non-respiratory symptom-dominant elevation in the COPD assessment
test total score was associated with depression in adults with
COPD, researchers reported in Respiratory Medicine.
FREE PPE Still
Available from BCMS
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practice? Let us help! Physician practices in need of PPE,
please click here to indicate your PPE needs. Requests are filled as
donated supplies are available.
40th Annual AAPI
June 26│All Day│Register
The 2022 AAPI Annual
Convention & Scientific Assembly offers an exciting venue to
interact with leading physicians, health professionals,
academicians, and scientists of Indian origin. Physicians and
healthcare professionals from across the country will convene and
participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, to
develop health policy agendas, and to encourage legislative
priorities in the coming year. Free CME Included for BCMS Members.
UT Health San
Antonio: 10x Genomics Symposium
June 30│9:00 am - 5:00 pm│Register
Please join us to learn how
single cell, spatial, and in situ technologies from 10x Genomics
can help you push the boundaries of your research.
& Scientific Program
July 8-10│All Day│Register
Hosted by the Texas Society
of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, this year's convention will
be held in Galveston, Texas. This year's theme is Road to
Recovery: Treatment and Prevention of Trauma in Children and
9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
July 12│10:00 am - 2:00 pm│Register
FREE CME Wellness
& Coaching Webinar
July 13│7:00 pm│Register
Processing Grief: Emotional
Healing for Healthcare Professionals presented by Nora Vasquez,
with a Doc
Monthly│9:00 am - 10:00 am│Register
This doctor-led group is a
fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet
new friends. The event is FREE and all are welcome! Future walks
will be held on the 3rd Saturday of every month.
Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsors