Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.

The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are designed for physicians, residents, and medical students, and are available to other allied health professionals who have an interest in the program being presented. Unless noted otherwise, Grand Rounds are held each Friday in the Academic Amphitheater. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at 12:00 noon and concludes at 1:00 p.m. Please call at least two days in advance for reservations or for more information (903)877-7250 or email:

Friday, October 9, 2015
Obesity 101: Update for Primary Care
Speaker: Julian Deese, MD

Dr. Deese, gastroenterologist at Good Shepherd Medical Center, will discuss the most recent evidence-based guidelines on weight management; and, offer practical tips and tools to help patients achieve healthier weight.

Friday, October 16, 2015
Topics in Medical Education: 12 Tips to Become an Excellent Teacher
Speaker: Emmanuel Elueze, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP
Dr. Elueze, Director of Medical Education and Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Good Shepherd Medical Center will discuss strategies and tips for efficient and effective teaching.

Friday, October 23, 2015
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Speaker: Tyrone Miller, DO, FACOS

Dr. Miller, a vascular surgeon at Vascular Tyler, will discuss current treatments for abdominal aortic aneurysm and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm; and, the controversies over those treatments.

Friday, October 30, 2015
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Speaker: Chun Huie Lin, MD
Dr. Lin, an interventional cardiologist at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center will describe adults with congenital heart disease; evaluate the more common congenital heart diseases and review guideline-based management and indications for intervention; and, identify those patients that require more specialized care.

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