Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

TSA Anesthesiologists Days at the Capitol

Monday, February 27, 2023

For TSA Members Only

3.5 Hours CME Training
Texas Medical Association Building * Thompson Auditorium, First Floor
401 West 15th Street * Austin, TX 78701
Business Casual Attire

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch and Registration

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

Welcome Message from George W. Williams, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP
    TSA President

12:10 pm – 1:25 pm

2023 TSA Health Care Policy and Lessons Learned
Moderated by: George W. Williams, MD, FASA, FCCM, FCCP
    TSA President
Anna M. Allred, MD, MBA, FASA
    TSA Governmental Affairs Committee Chair
Zachary S. Jones, M.D., FASA
    TSA Governmental Affairs Committee Vice-Chair
John S. Scott, Jr. DO, FASA
    TSAPAC Chair
Lisa E. Weiss, MD
    TSA Governmental Affairs Committee
Niklas L. Glenesk, MD, Resident
    TSA William H. King Award Recipient

1:25 pm – 1:35 pm

TSAPAC Message from Kristyn B. Ingram, MD
    TSAPAC Treasurer

1:35 pm – 2:00 pm

TMA Update from Gerald R. Callas, MD, FASA
    TMA Chairman of the Board of Trustees

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm


2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Legislative Group Breakout Sessions
Elizabeth Farley will explain the group exercise and assign groups. Jasmine Owen will pass out packets.
TSA members will be divided into their Legislative Meeting groups they will be with on Tuesday during their meetings at the Capitol to:
    • Review packet materials as a group
    • Go through a prepared Q&A simulation to help prepare for the meetings the following day

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Legislative Update
Introduced by:  James Arens, MD
    TSA Past-President 
Speaker: The Honorable Lois Kolkhorst
    Texas Senator – Senate District 18

TSAPAC Diamond Club and Key Contact Reception
The Driskill Hotel
Crystal Room
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
*Attendance by Invitation Only, Invitation is non-Transferrable*

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

TSAPAC and Key Contact Committee Reception hosted at the Driskill Hotel. Drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Capitol Visits
Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Avenue * Austin, TX 78701
Business Attire, White Coats Preferred

8:00am – 4:00 pm

Legislative Appointments
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