TMA, a Physician's Strongest Advocate

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    Ten Years of "What Has TMA Done for Me Lately?"

    Jim Bob Brame, MD, a family physician in Eldorado, turns 85 this year. Dr. Brame is a former TMA president who still cares deeply about organized medicine. In a recent speech to the Concho Valley County Medical Society, he gave his colleagues 10 years' worth of reasons for belonging to TMA. Read More

All About TMA

  • TEXAS MEDICINE
    Learning CurveStarting in July, big changes are coming for faculty members who train aspiring U.S. physicians. The new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education rules for residency training program accreditation come largely in response to calls for increased quality and patient safety.
  • History of Medicine
    TMA Exhibit Focuses on ForensicsForensics experts peer into microscopes to solve crimes almost nightly on television. How did forensic medicine, which has revolutionized investigations, begin? Find out with a visit to TMA's newest History of Medicine exhibit, "Bugs, Bones, and Blood," which examines forensic medicine — the search for truth when someone dies suddenly or mysteriously.
  • PRACTICE HELP
    Deadlines for Doctors Keeps You CurrentYou can keep up with federal and state requirements that affect your practice by regularly checking TMA's Deadlines for Doctors.
  • Giving Back
    Let's Protect 34,000 Little Heads This YearTexas Medical Association's Hard Hats for Little Heads bicycle helmet giveaway program celebrates its 20th birthday this year. Help us make it an extraordinary year by sponsoring a helmet giveaway in your community.
  • HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
    Healthy Vision 2020We desperately need a clear view of the future of health care in Texas. Our growing population, beset by expensive acute and chronic diseases, doesn’t have enough physicians to care for them now. Many physicians face the deluge of new laws, rules, and regulations that keeps coming between them and their patients. With Healthy Vision 2020, we bring into focus a clear and distinct view of the rest of this decade in Texas health care.
  • EDUCATION
    CME Anytime, Anywhere!The Texas Medical Board required physicians to have 48 CME credits every two years including 2 credits of ethics. Come to our Education Center to find a wide array of programs to fulfill your requirements for you and your staff.
  • TEXAS MEDICINE
    Team EffortPhysicians are concerned about the impact patient noncompliance could have on how payers purport to grade and ultimately pay physicians based on their patients' health. TMA continues to advocate for protections for physicians from quality-of-care measures in Medicare and commercial programs that don't account for variances in patient populations, including chronically ill or noncompliant patients.
  • ABOUT TMA
    TMA Survey ResultsThe Texas Medical Association conducts surveys of Texas physicians to research regulatory, socioeconomic, and political issues to support federal and state legislative efforts. Check out the latest findings.

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