Texas Chapter Ethics and Professionalism Webinar Series Hub

1st Thursday of the Month
April - October | 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

Texas Chapter Ethics and Professionalism Webinar Series Hub

Ethics and Professionalism Webinar Series

Live events are changing, and American College of Physicians is helping lead the way with the ability to learn, network, and engage like never before!

Join your colleagues in internal medicine for the first Ethics and Professionalism virtual series of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm CT starting in April.

This six-part series, presented by healthcare attorney, Karin Zaner, JD is designed to provide some overview of best practices and process relating to contracts, reportable events, TMB complaint process, credentialing, peer review as well as legal and ethical responsibilities for physicians in practice.

  • Earn CME credits 
  • This meeting will help you meet your needs as a physician and help you provide the best care for your patients.

We look forward to seeing you on Zoom.

Alejandro Moreno, MBBS, MPH, JD, MACP
ACP Governor, Texas Southern Chapter
Roger S. Khetan, MD, FACP, FHM
ACP Governor, Texas Northern Chapter
Cynthia L. Peacock, MD, FAAP, FACP
ACP Immediate Past Governor, Texas Southern Chapter

Meeting Highlights
  • For Physicians and Physicians in Training
  • Best Practices
  • Practical Guidance
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Program Committee
  • Alejandro Moreno, MBBS, JD, MPH, MACP - Host Governor/Moderator
  • Karin Zaner, JD - Presenter

Agenda

Access the live feeds by clicking the 'Access the Virtual Meeting' buttons within the Agenda below.

Thursday, April 6

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 1: Contracts, Non-competes, Income Guarantees
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: April 6, 2023
Termination Date: April 6, 2024

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The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Thursday, May 4

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 2: Peer Review and Credentialing
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: May 4, 2023
Termination Date: May 4, 2024

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The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Thursday, June 1

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 3: National Practitioner's Data Bank (NPDB) and Self-Reporting
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: June 1, 2023
Termination Date: June 1, 2024

View Disclosure Information


The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Thursday, July 6

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 4: TMB Complaints
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: July 6, 2023
Termination Date: July 6, 2024

View Disclosure Information


The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Thursday, September 7

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 5: HIPAA/Patient Privacy Issues
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: September 7, 2023
Termination Date: September 7, 2024

View Disclosure Information


The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Thursday, October 5 - New Date! 

Time (Central Time) Session
6:30-7:30 PM Session 6: Physician Boundaries
Karin Zaner, JD

Meeting Evaluation and CME Credit

To claim CME credit or to generate a certificate of participation you will be asked to first complete an evaluation survey.

Release Date: October 5, 2023
Termination Date: October 5, 2024

View Disclosure Information


The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (live component and enduring component) activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

FAQ

Equipment and Materials

Create a Zoom Account!

Our meeting will be conducted on the Zoom platform and all registered attendees will be have links to the Zoom meeting through this page. If you do not have a Zoom account, we recommend you sign up for one before the meeting. Sign up is free. Click here to sign up.

Test Your Equipment in Advance

  • Please test and check your system at least 15 minutes prior to meeting. This includes your network connection, device battery life, and speakers.
  • We recommend you use a computer or a tablet for the best experience. The system is not responsive on a cell phone.

Control Your Environment as Best You Can

  • Mute other devices that might interfere with your computer audio.
  • Create a learning-conducive environment, eliminating as many distractions as possible. Close out of other tabs and mute notifications, if possible.
  • Prepare your space with anything you may need during the virtual program (appropriate chargers, note-taking materials, water, etc.).

Troubleshooting Technical Difficulties

  • Some networks cause slides to advance more slowly than others. If your slides are behind or you are having audio issues, please try to refresh the page.

Participant Photography

As a participant in the chapter meeting, your photograph may be taken as a focus or background subject, to be used in chapter communications. If you would not like your photo taken, please inform chapter staff.

ACP Chapter's Meeting Code of Conduct

ACP is a community that values collegiality, respect for patients and each other, and medicine’s standards of ethics and professionalism. ACP members are guided by the content and spirit of the ACP Pledge and by their commitment to the ethics of medicine, including those in the ACP Ethics Manual.  “Physicians’ conduct as professionals and as individuals should merit the respect of the community.” 

ACP expects members, staff, and others who participate in events and activities involving ACP to treat others as you would like to be treated – with courtesy, respect for differences, and in ways that appropriately represent the profession of internal medicine. As set forth in ACP’s Anti-Harassment Policy, ACP does not tolerate any form of harassment, including intimidation, hostility, or other unwelcome and offensive communication or treatment.

If you experience or observe harassing, inappropriate or otherwise unprofessional behavior, or you have concerns about how you have been treated by an ACP member or staff or anyone else at an ACP meeting or event, you may report the incident to acpevents@acponline.org or call 215 351-7750.

The chapter reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate; including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and the chapter reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.

For other questions about the chapter meeting, contact Nicole Abbott at (512) 370-1528 or nicole.abbott@texmed.org.

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