Welcome to the Gregg-Upshur County Medical Society web site, which is dedicated to keeping both local physicians and the local communities aware of important health care issues.

If you are a physician member of the Gregg-Upshur County Medical Society, areas of interest might include Texas medical legislative issues, current CME opportunities or physician links.

If you are a physician who has not had an opportunity to join the Gregg-Upshur County Medical Society, you may request an application here or by calling or faxing us at (903) 844-9594 or email us at mailto:gucms@yahoo.com.  

If you are a community member, the patient information pages provide areas of interest such as the physician locator tool, primary care prevention articles and available health care resources in Gregg-Upshur counties.  


GUCMS Newsletter - 9-Mar-2007 
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Medical Ethics: What's Happening on the Hill? - 8-Feb-2008

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Registration: 5:30pm Program: 6-9pm Summit Club 210 East Methvin Street Longview, Texas RSVP by 2/20/08 to gucms@yahoo.com Who Should Attend This 3 hour interactive program is intended for physicians of all specialties who are interested in practical ways to reduce the potential for malpractice liability. Course Objectives Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: • discuss current legislative initiatives that may impact their practice, patients and profession; • describe arguments on either side of major health care issues currently on Capitol Hill; • respond appropriately to representatives in government and or/organized medicine to ensure their own views are reflected. About the Speaker Sarah Fontenot, BSN, JD received a BSN from the University of Vermont and a JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She specializes in health law and has been involved in medical/legal issues for over 25 years. Sarah teaches health law to graduate students in the Department of Health Care Administration at Trinity University in San Antonio, and she is a faculty member for the Certificate in Business Administration program jointly offered by Auburn University and Southern Medical Association. Sarah also presents medical/legal seminars throughout the country. Sarah Fontenot, JD has no commercial affiliations/interests to disclose related to this talk. Cost & Registration Available to the Gregg-Upshur County Medical Society physicians at no cost. For registration or more information, please contact Meredith Burks, Executive Director, at gucms@yahoo.com. Individuals in need of special assistance please contact Natalie Gilmore with TMLT at (800) 580-8658 ext. 5911. CME Credit TMLT is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TMLT designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3   read more...