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TxSCO 2019 Legislative Leadership Day

Mon, February 18 to Tue, February 19, 2019

Designed for all members of the multidisciplinary care team, this inspiring day provides the opportunity to share your patients' stories and advocate for their needs.

You'll meet with key policymakers in the Capitol to discuss ways we can work together to strengthen cancer patient care, learn about the most recent trends in public policy that may impact how you care for your patients, and more!

Plus, with a Leadership Day Training & Networking on Monday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 PM, you won't want to miss the collaborative opportunities this event has to offer!

Monday, February 18

5:00 PM

Welcome & Introductions

Lucas Wong, MD
President, Texas Society of Clinical Oncology


5:10 PM

Texas Legislature & Healthcare: National Impacts and Local Initiatives

Tom Oliverson, MD
Texas House of Representatives, District 130

5:40 PM

Issues in Oncology on the State Level

Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA
Texas Oncology

5:55 PM

Federal Issues that Affect Cancer Care

Christian G. Downs, MHA, JD
Association of Community Cancer Centers

6:10 PM

House of Medicine Issues
Darren Whitehurst
Texas Medical Association

6:45 PM

Open Discussion & Networking Opportunity 

8:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Tuesday, February 19

7:30 AM

Welcome & Introductions

Lucas Wong, MD
President, Texas Society of Clinical Oncology



Legislative Assignments & Briefing

Marsha Jones
HillCo Partners

Lindsay Greenleaf, JD, MBA
ADVI Health, LLC

8:30 AM

Legislative Visits at the Texas State Capitol 

12:00 PM

Lunch at JW Marriott

12:45 PM

Legislative Visits Continued
Note: Due to the holiday, congressional meetings will tentatively conclude at 2:00 PM, but may end later. A definitive schedule will be distributed Tuesday morning.

Hotel & Travel Information

State-Capital-SunsetJW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701


Valet and self parking are available onsite for $45 and $32, respectively.