• TMA Honors Distinguished Accomplishments

    • Houston Doctor Wins TMA's Highest Honor

      Alan C. Baum, MD, of Houston has been honored with the 2014 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Distinguished Service Award. He received TMA’s top honor Saturday, May 3, at a meeting of TMA’s House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body, during the association’s s annual conference in Fort Worth. TMA’s Board of Councilors ethics body selected him for the award.


  • TMA Awards for Excellence

    • Award Honors Academic Physicians
      The TMA Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine recognizes teaching physicians who are clinicians and have a record of TMA leadership, scholarly activity, mentoring, professional development, advocacy, and community service. If this sounds like you, TMA encourages you to apply for this award created for doctors like you.
    • Houston Physician Recognized by Young Physicians
      Houston emergency physician Arlo F. Weltge, MD, MPH, received the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians in training. Dr. Weltge was recognized by the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section (TMA-RFS) during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Fort Worth.
    • Texas Medical Students Honor San Antonio Physician, Educator
      Aspiring physicians presented San Antonio physician K. Ashok Kumar, MD, the 2014 C. Frank Webber, MD, Award for his commitment to teaching medical students and mentoring them to become leaders in organized medicine. Dr. Kumar was recognized by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Medical Student Section today during TMA’s annual conference in Fort Worth.
    • TMA Physicians Award Outstanding Science Teachers
      The Texas Medical Association (TMA) named six Texas science teachers winners of the 2014 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 Fort Worth. 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.
    • Texas Tech Medical Student Named TMA Student of Year
      Justin M. Bishop, a second-year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)-Lubbock, received the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) Student of the Year Award. He received the award at TMA’s annual conference in Fort Worth.
    • UTMB Honored as TMA Student Chapter of the Year
      The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) has been named the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) chapter of the year. The award was presented today during TMA’s annual meeting in Fort Worth.
    • TMA Awards 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 Fort Worth for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and deep desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population.
    • Fort Worth Leaders Honored by TMA Foundation
      The Texas Medical Association Foundation honored two Fort Worth health advocates with its prestigious Health Leader Award, Friday, May 2. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Project Access Tarrant County (PATC) will receive their awards during the TMA Foundation’s 21st annual gala at the Omni Fort Worth.