Author Archives: Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

About Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

MESPA is a local speech pathology organization in Tampa, Florida that started in 2000 to draw speech pathologists together to meet for continuing education. Currently, MESPA meets at Tampa General Hospital on a quarterly basis on the second Sunday evening of the month in January, April, July, and October from 6:00-8:00 pm.

Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting titled “Medical Errors for the SLP,” Presented by Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General Hospital.” This will take place on Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)!  Link … Continue reading

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Quarterly Meeting Change and Updated MESPA Meetings

We need to change the date of our Medical Errors course from Sunday, July 11th to Sunday, September 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience. Below is a list of upcoming MESPA scheduled meetings. “Medical Errors for the SLP,” Presented by … Continue reading

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting April 2021

This is a friendly reminder of our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting titled “Trauma Informed Care: Shifting our Approach to Serve Those in Need,” featuring Jamie Meyer, Vice President of EFFINITY Training and Education of Metropolitan Ministries. Thiswill take place on Sunday, April … Continue reading

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MESPA Quarterly Meeting January 2021

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Sarah Busser, M.A., CCC-SLP on Dysphagia and Shared Decision Making that will take place on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will be able to … Continue reading

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MESPA Virtual Quarterly Meeting 10/25/2020

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Cory O’Brien, M.A., CCC-SLP of Florida Hospital Physician Group, Voice and Swallowing Center on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux will take place on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will … Continue reading

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2020 MESPA Symposium Cancelled

Due to the current international pandemic of the Coronavirus, Tampa General Hospital has cancelled all of their events, including conferences, into the month of May; therefore, we must cancel our 2020 MESPA Symposium on Social Issues which was scheduled on … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium

We are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium on “Social Issues Affecting the SLP” will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 8:30am-3:30 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the MacInnes Auditorium, 2nd floor, East Pavilion. We have an incredible group … Continue reading

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January 2020 Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly meeting is scheduled on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Who: Jennifer Ferreira M.S., CCC-SLP of Because you can, LLC. What: “STOP Being Afraid of Technology”  Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room When: Sunday, January … Continue reading

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October 2019 Quarterly Meeting

We have a DATE change for our next quarterly MEDICAL ERRORS COURSE. The NEW date is Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. We apologize for any inconvenience. Who: Michelle Harvey M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General … Continue reading

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MESPA Voice-Swallow-Airway Symposium

Welcome to the 5th annual MESPA Symposium page on Voice-Swallow-Airway at Tampa General Hospital presented on Saturday, April 13, 2019! You will find the presentation handouts that we have so far below. Feel free to view/download the handouts. Let us … Continue reading

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