2020 brought many unexpected challenges that disrupted our healthcare system and had a tremendous impact on patient access to care. Now is the time for you to be an advocacy champion and meet with legislators to share concerns, patient stories, and push for change.
Presented in an intimate virtual setting, TxSCO Leadership Day is the perfect forum for healthcare professionals to meet one-on-one with policymakers and affect change on legislative issues that matter most to their patients and their practice.
Not a policy expert? No problem! Our experts will provide training and talking points to prepare you for your meetings with policymakers.
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Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, is a practicing oncologist and breast cancer specialist in Austin, Texas, and an executive vice president of Texas Oncology with responsibilities in healthcare policy and strategic initiatives. She is an active leader in breast cancer research, serves on the US Oncology Research Breast Cancer Committee, and chairs the breast cancer subsection of the pathways task force for The US Oncology Network. Dr. Patt has expertise in healthcare policy and has testified before Congress to protect access to care for Medicare beneficiaries. She is a leader in clinical cancer informatics, and is involved in system innovations to enhance care delivery across a national network of oncology practices.
Dr. Patt serves on the national board for the Community Oncology Alliance and local board of the Shivers Cancer Foundation. She is a nationally recognized leader in cancer research, has published many articles, and leads the service line for breast health services for the Dell Medical School.