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Dr. Trester is Humanitarian of the Year from TCMS

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Dr. Trester is Humanitarian of the Year from TCMS

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Trester has won the Humanitarian of the Year award from the Travis County Medical Society. Congratulations, Dr. Trester!  From their press release:  Elliot Trester, MDTCMS Humanitarian of the Year Bicycling to work through downtown Austin, Dr. Trester was intrigued by a small building he passed, so he stopped and went inside. It was the Volunteer Healthcare Clinic (VHC). Since that day in 2005, he has been a regular volunteer. His generosity with his time and skills has become legend—not only because of the VHC, but add serving on the board of Physicians for...

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Trester’s Travels – Syracuse in the Wintertime

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We have been in Syracuse (that’s Syracuse, New York, not Italy) for the last couple of days.  Being on the board of Doctors for Global Health (dghonline.org), I felt obligated to come to the winter meeting, and indeed it is winter.  Some of you were at a fund raiser a couple of years ago when we had the winter gathering in Austin, where Jon Dee Graham was gracious enough to play and provide incredible entertainment.  The weather deities were also kind, and we even had some of our February meeting outside. I don’t think we will be doing anything outside...

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Traveling Tips

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Traveling Tips

  It used to be that I didn’t need to plan very far ahead, but being older and taking a handful of pills twice a day (well, it’s not that bad) makes you think a little more.  It also reminds me about the need for health care. Whenever anyone travels, especially to the Third World (watch out Edward Snowden), they always think about getting malaria or some intestinal bug. Certainly those are possibilities, but the most likely cause for your vacation to end is an accident, and almost always some sort of car or bus accident. You can worry as...

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Elliot Trester speaking at Physicians for Social Responsibility Panel

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Elliot Trester speaking at Physicians for Social Responsibility Panel

Although we know it’s short notice, Austin Physicians for Social Responsibility’s and Central Family Practice’s own Elliot Trester will be on a panel discussion after the groundbreaking movie, “Chasing ICE.” Chasing IceFriday, February 8 20137:30pm @ Regal Arbor Theater For more information: The movie documents the rapidly melting ice and glaciers from throughout the Arctic region.  It is the result of a years-long effort using time-lapse footage by environmental photographer James Balog. Tickets are now available on the Regal Arbor website. A special thanks to the Austin Citizens Climate Lobby for organizing this event and a 1/2 hour discussion panel (after the film).  The panel will...

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