• TMA Honors Distinguished Accomplishments

    • Dallas Doctor Wins TMA's Highest Honor

      Donald Wayne Seldin, MD, a Dallas physician and chair emeritus of internal medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (UT-Southwestern), has been honored with the 2015 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Distinguished Service Award. He received TMA’s top honor today during TexMed,the association’s annual conference in Austin. TMA’s Board of Councilors ethics body selected him for the award.
  • TMA Awards for Excellence

    • El Paso Physician Receives Top TMA Academic Award
      Jose Manuel de la Rosa, MD, MSc, of El Paso received the Platinum Award, the top honor in the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine. Dr. de la Rosa received the award today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Austin.
    • Houston Physician Tagged TMA’s “Young at Heart”
      Houston emergency physician Arlo F. Weltge, MD, MPH, received the Young at Heart Award from members of Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Young Physician Section. The award was presented during TMA’s annual conference today in Austin.
    • Resident Physicians Recognize San Antonio Physician
      San Antonio neurosurgeon David F. Jimenez, MD, received the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians-in-training, or medical residents. Dr. Jimenez was recognized by the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section (TMA-RFS) today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Austin.
    • Texas Medical Students Honor Houston Physician
      Aspiring physicians presented Houston physician Russell W.H. Kridel, MD, the 2015 C. Frank Webber, MD, Award for his commitment to mentoring medical students. Dr. Kridel was recognized by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Medical Student Section today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Austin.
    • TMA Physicians Award Six Outstanding Science Teachers
      The Texas Medical Association (TMA) named six Texas science teachers winners of the 2015 TMA Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching. Three first-place prizes were awarded today at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Austin. Three second-place awards will be presented in upcoming local ceremonies. These educators help create tomorrow’s physicians by inspiring students in the field of science.
    • UTHealth Medical School Student Named TMA Student of Year
      Kayla Riggs of Austin, a second-year medical student at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth Medical School), received the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) Student of the Year Award. She received the award today at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Austin.
    • UTHealth Honored as TMA Student Chapter of the Year
      The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth Medical School) has been named the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) chapter of the year. The award was presented today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Austin.
    • TMA Awards Nine Scholarships to Minority Medical Students
      Nine minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $5,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). Students were recognized at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Austin for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and deep desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population.
    • TMA Foundation Honors Austin Leaders for Health Initiatives
      The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) honored two Austin health advocates with its prestigious Health Leader Award. Celia Neavel, MD, FSAHM, and the St. David’s Foundation received their awards during the TMA Foundation’s 22nd annual fundraising gala Friday night at the Hilton Austin Hotel. The event is part of TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.