TMA President Austin King, MD, is keeping up his exhaustive travel schedule on behalf of Texas medicine. Between last week and this, Dr. King will have made public appearances in Houston, Lubbock, and Fort Worth, as well as numerous private meetings in between. Some highlights:
- Tonight in Fort Worth, Dr. King is on the bill along with Congressman Michael Burgess, MD (R-Lewisville) and Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek, MD, at a health care town hall meeting hosted by State Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth).
- In Houston last week, he shared TMA’s Healthy Vision 2020 plans with the Executives Association of Houston and the Houston Chronicle editorial board.
- Coming up in Lubbock, Dr. King has sessions planned with leaders, faculty, and students of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; an editorial board meeting at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal; and a lead role at the 2014 Health Care Symposium put on by the Texas Dispute Resolution System.