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, July 3, 2015
NO Grand Rounds

Friday, July 10, 2015
Plastic Surgery 2015
Speaker: James Motlagh, MD
Plastic surgeon, Dr. Motlagh, will discuss current concepts and new innovations in plastic surgery.

Friday, July 17, 2015
Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs
Speaker: Robert Tompkins, MD
Dr. Tompkins, Associate Professor of Medicine and Acting Chair of the Family Medicine Department, will outline the signs and symptoms of the use of performance enhancing durgs and discuss the negative health outcomes associated with their use.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Differentiating Bipolar from Unipolar Depression
Speaker: Jeffery Matthews, MD
Dr. Matthews, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine, will identify the overlapping symptoms and treatment differences between bipolar and unipolar depressions and outline approaches to improve treatment outcomes.

Friday, July 31, 2015
NO Grand Rounds

No Grand Rounds during the month of August

Grand Rounds will resume on Friday, September 11

NOTICE: Protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.