Tuesday, August 6, 2019 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

Tuesday, August 6 @ The Health Museum

Registration for this event is now closed. You are welcome to join us and we will prepare a name badge for you once you arrive. 

HCMS Member Physicians are invited to 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. This event has something for everyone, including:

  • 1-Hr Live Ethics CME Presentation on TMB Rules You May Not Know - But Should
  • Delicious Food & Drinks
  • Mix & Mingle to Promote Yourself and Your Practice
  • Door Prizes (see below)
  • Connect with HCMS Leadership and Staff
  • KidZone Activities (children ages 5 and up)
  • Admission to The Health Museum & Exhibits Amazing Body Gallery and Our Global Kitchen

Attend for a chance to win one of these fabulouse door prizes:

This event is free for HCMS member physicians. Physicians who are not members of HCMS will be charged $40 to attend. Event includes 1HR Ethics CME, food, beverages, museum admission and KidZone Activities. Parking fees may apply.

TMB Rules You May Not Know - BUT SHOULD

Dan Ballard, JD

CME Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss TMB Rules related to: prescribing for chronic pain patients, documentation, supervision of mid-levels and other medical staff, death certificate requirements, use of the new DPS controlled substance data base;
  2.  Identify practices and complaints that have led to investigations by the TMB; 
  3. Explain the TMB investigative process.

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.

KidZone Activities Include:

Main Street Theater Presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. Children of all ages will enjoy hearing Snoopy share his adventures from the story in a mini-interactive performance. 

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.