Healthcare information for the medical community and citizens of Collin and Fannin Counties.
Your Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS) has helped complete two out of three Pfizer and Moderna 1st & 2nd dose vaccination clinics for approximately 900 front-line health care workers in North Texas.
On January 4 and 25 in cooperation with Medical City Plano. On January 13 and February 10 in cooperation with Kroger Health and Guy Culpepper, MD, of Bent Tree Family Physicians, Frisco. And, on January 21, in cooperation with Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) in McKinney...2nd dose inoculations are ongoing with CCHCS, and all those who received their 1st dose of the vaccine on January 21 at the CCHCS offices who have not been contacted, yet, for a 2nd dose, by CCHCS, should call CCHCS at (972) 548-5500 to arrange an appointment. 2nd dose inoculations are being administered at John Clark Stadium, 6600 Stadium Drive, Plano.
Please, also, visit the CCHCS website for updated information: https://www.collincountytx.gov/public_information/news/Pages/VaccineHubs01212021.aspx
The executive board of the CFCMS would like to thank Medical City Plano, Kroger Health & Dr. Culpepper of Bent Tree Family Physicians, Frisco, and, CCHCS for their service to dedicated front-line medical personnel during these challenging times.
ICYMI: Physician from across North Texas spoke with Bianca Castro NBC5 about the anticipated COVID-19 vaccines and other pandemic trends. You can watch the discussion here: https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/north-texas-doctors-answer-covid-19-questions-discuss-vaccine/2497367/
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Doctors across North Texas gave guidance on the coronavirus pandemic during a town hall style conversation Thursday.
Join NTMSC physicians Sejal Mehta, MD, and Robert Rogers, MD, this Thursday for a Facebook Live event on mental health and COVID-19.
Be sure to tune in Wednesday at noon on NBC-5 as the North Texas Medical Society Coalition (NTMSC) brings you some of our top North Texas physicians, including our own Sejal Mehta, MD, Psychiatry, Frisco, and President-elect of the Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS).
Be informed. Know your next steps after exposure. You can download a high res version of this chart here:https://www.texmed.org/uploadedFiles/Current/2016_Public_Health/Infectious_Diseases/309242%20Testing%20Decision%20Tree%20final.pdf
The North Texas Medical Society Coalition (NTMSC) is hosting another Facebook LIVE event regarding back-to-school.
Your Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS) President, Sherine Reno, MD, will join Tarrant County Medical Society's (TCMS) Gary Floyd, MD, and, moderator, from the Denton County Medical Society (DCMS), Sathya Bhandari, MD.
Please join the live discussion, question and answer to get the latest from North Texas physician experts, as they attempt to navigate the tough decisions surrounding classroom and extracurricular activities for Texas parents, students, teachers, coaches and athletes in these days of uncertainty.
The North Texas Medical Society Coalition (NTMSC) will host a Facebook Live Q&A on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 7pm CST, where they will discuss vital factors of COVID-19 testing. NTMSC leaders John Flores, MD, and Beth Kassanoff, MD, will moderate this online conversation with special guest Gregorio Gomez, PhD, a biologist from the University of Houston College of Medicine.
Dr. Gomez is an associate professor of immunology and a founding faculty member of the University of Houston College of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Sciences. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on biomedical research and has conducted research funded by the National Institutes of Health.
This live session will provide a unique way for participants to directly interact with North Texas healthcare
leaders and receive critical information about the accuracy of COVID-19 testing, how it should impact physical distancing measures, and when to expect a COVID-19 vaccine.
Watch the event on the NTMSC page at https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasMSC/.
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The North Texas Medical Society Coalition (NTMSC) will host “A Conversation with Your Community Physicians,” a Facebook Live event on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 7pm CST. FOX4 KDFW’s Shaun Rabb will moderate this in-depth discussion, addressing the current impact of COVID-19 as it relates to North Texas. As the region slowly begins to reopen businesses, COVID-19 rates have increased.
“We knew this was coming, but being published as the number two fastest area for case doubling in the nation by The New York Times g ave credibility to the North Texas Medical Society Coalition’s warning statements to the community,” said Grayson County physician, Jonathan Williams, MD.
This live social media event, paneled with acclaimed North Texas physician leaders, will provide clarity on many topics, including: the current North Texas COVID-19 scientific research, geographical virus trends, considerations that should be made for school reopenings, and the importance of social distancing as the community reopens.
Watch the event on the NTMSC page at https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasMSC/.
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The NTMSC represents more than 11,500 physicians in the communities of Collin-Fannin, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Tarrant County. Founded in 2020, the NTMSC works with community healthcare partners, including public health departments, hospitals, and business leaders, to advise on medical recommendations to serve the health care needs of the residents of North Texas.
Physicians Unite to Dispel Misinformation, Turf Tensions, and the Politics that have Muddied Local Response to the Pandemic
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North Texas doctors say they need more timely information to better fight COVID-19. So physicians from six counties are forming an alliance to gather and share knowledge.
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The Collin-Fannin County Medical Society (CFCMS) held its 2019 Annual Installation Banquet on January 17, 2019.
Over 70 physicians witnessed the installation of the society's new leadership and enjoyed 1.5 hours of ethics CME on cyber-security and crisis management.
Outgoing President, Brent Spencer, MD, Dermatology, Frisco, performed the oath of office for the newest Executive Board members: (l - r) Marlene Diaz, MD, OBGYN, Plano, Treasurer; Timothy Chappell, MD, Pulmonology, Plano, Board of Censors Member; Neha Dhudshia, MD, Internal Medicine, Plano, Secretary; Sejal Mehta, MD, Psychiatry, Plano, President-elect; Sherine Reno, MD, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dallas, President; and DJ Verret, MD, FACS, Plastic Surgery, Plano, Vice President.
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