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The 86th Texas Legislature: Predictions & the Unpredictable

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium 1.208

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, TX 78712 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 12–1:15 p.m.

Contact: Kelly Puzdrak

About the Event

Hear from Eric Woomer on the 86th Texas Legislature. Woomer is the government affairs consultant for policy solutions.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the Texas Legislature and the Legislative Process.
  • Assess the public policy issues facing the 86th Texas Legislature, especially those with a particular focus on the practice of medicine and healthcare in Texas

Target Audience

  • Primary: Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses and Other Mental Health Professionals
  • Secondary: Other Health Care Professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Systems-Based Practice
  • IOM: Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Roles/Responsibilities

For more information, please contact Kelly Puzdrak.

Woomer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds planning committee members are Robert E. Feinstein, M.D.; Beth Lippard, Ph.D.; Cathy Stacy, Ph.D.; Kimberly Kjome, M.D.; Sussann Kotara, M.D.; Jane Ripperger-Suhler, M.D.; Lowell McRoberts, M.D.; Kristin Escamilla, M.D.; Joseph Kugler, M.D.; Garrett Key, M.D.; and Kelly Puzdrak. They report no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.