TAEM Dinner Invitation

Monday, January 28, 2019 | 6:30pm

Flemings Prime Steakhouse / The Domain
11600 Century Oaks Terrace, Suite 140
Austin, TX

The Texas Chapter Division of AAEM (TAEM) invites you to dinner and conversation with representatives from the Texas Medical Board and Texas Medical Association. Learn more below!



Registration is now full.


  • TAEM Members: FREE
  • TAEM Non-members and guests: $50

Note: Non-members and guests will be invoiced after registering at the link above.



Amy Swanholm, JD MSEL
Assistant General Counsel of the Texas Medical Board

Amy Swanholm is an assistant general counsel for the Texas Medical Board and has been a practicing attorney in the area of administrative and regulatory law for over a decade. She also holds a masters degree in public policy. Prior to joining the office of general counsel she spent several years as a senior attorney in the Board’s litigation division.


Darren Whitehurst
Vice President of Advocacy, Texas Medical Association

Darren Whitehurst is the Vice President of Advocacy for the Texas Medical Association in Austin, Texas. Mr. Whitehurst received his Masters of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas Austin, and his Masters of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University. Mr. Whitehurst came to TMA from the Texas Hospital Association, where he served as Vice President of Government Relations. While working at the state Capitol, Mr. Whitehurst worked directly with leaders such as Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, Senator Chris Harris (R – Arlington), and Representative Steve Woolens (D-Dallas).


Clayton Stewart
Director of Legislative Affairs, Texas Medical Association

Clayton Stewart joined the Texas Medical Association as the Director of TEXPAC, the political action arm of the association, in August 2013. He currently serves as Director of Legislative Affairs focusing on health insurance issues in the private market. Previously, he served as the Director of Governmental Affairs for the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists. An Austin native, Clayton earned his BA in government from the University of Texas at Austin while working for State Representative Geanie Morrison during the 79th legislative session. He has been at the Capitol in some capacity for every legislative session since then except for one — which he missed in the two years he took off to work in the private sector. Overall he brings over a decade of political experience, including running highly contested political campaigns and serving as Chief of Staff for State Representative Dr. Mark Shelton.



  • 6:30pm Welcome
  • 7:00pm Dinner & Discussion


Earn CME

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Texas Chapter Division of AAEM (TAEM). The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



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