Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
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The Health Museum 
1515 Hermann Dr
John P. McGovern Building
Grand Hall, 1st floor
Houston, TX 77004-7126

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Regina Royal 
Harris County Medical Society 
713-524-4267, ext. 218 

HCMS New Member & Young Physician Reception

Connect, Learn and Enjoy

Tuesday, August 14 @ The Health Museum

This is a unique reception designed to introduce new and young Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) members to the many benefits and services available to you through your HCMS membership. Enjoy a complimentary evening with your family while you explore the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science (The Health Museum),  connect with colleagues to build your referral base, and earn a one hour ethics CME credit by attending the CME presentation. 

  • 1-Hr Live Ethics CME Presentation on the Legal Aspects of Telemedicine
  • Delicious Food & Drinks
  • Mix & Mingle to Promote Yourself and Your Practice
  • Connect with HCMS Leadership and Staff
  • KidZone Activities (children ages 5 and up)
  • Admission to The Health Museum

Please note that while the CME, food, beverages, museum admission and KidZone Activities are free, parking fees may apply.

This event is open to HCMS Members and their guests only. 

Legal Aspects of Telemedicine

Dan Ballard, JD

CME Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the current status of telemedicine regulations in Texas
  2. Recognize multistate regulations in Texas
  3. Recognize multistate regulations that apply when practicing across state lines
  4. Review a variety of Texas Medical Board rules which frequently get physicians in trouble

Event Schedule:

  • 6 - 7:30 PM: Enjoy alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, taste the authentic flavors of greek cuisine and connect with colleagues while your children are fed and entertained in the KidZone*.
  • 7:30 – 8:30 PM: Network or attend the CME course for one hour of ethics credit while your children continue enjoying their special KidZone activities.
  • 8:30 PM: The reception ends, and parents reunite with their children.

New for 2018 - KidZone Activities Include:

Magic Show - Children will be amazed by the award-winning magician and illusionist, Jamie Salinas. Jamie is a regular entertainer featured at many of Houston's child-friendly destinations and has performed for royalty and celebrities. Be sure to check them in by 6:40 p.m. so they can see the entire show. 

Soothing Sounds - To top it all off, we'll end the night with a soothing children's book reading accompanied by classical music presented by the Steinway Piano Gallery. The reading will feature Melody’s Mostly Musical Day, which includes a chance to see the inner workings of a piano while listening to works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, and Gershwin, to name a few.

*Upon check-in, professional staff will take children 5 years and older to the KidZone for food and fun planned just for them. There is no charge for this service. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.