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, May 8, 2015
Performance Improvement and the Story of the Lorax
Speaker: Michele Bosworth, MD
Dr. Bosworth, Chief Quality adn Patient Safety Officer, Co-Chief Medical Information Officer and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, will discuss concepts to improve delivery of healthcare and outline key performance improvement tools including Patient Advocacy, PDSA, Lean, Occurance Reporting and Sustainability.

Friday, May 15, 2015
NO Grand Rounds

Friday, May 22, 2015
NO Grand Rounds

Friday, May 29, 2015
Do You Know Your Cyber Risks?
Speaker: John Southrey, CIC, CRM
Mr. Southrey, Manager of Consulting Services with Texas Medical Liability Trust will discuss data breach vulnerabilities in healthcare; identify what healthcare providers should do to mitigate their cyber risks; and, discuss the importance of appropriate risk transfer.

NOTICE: Protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.