A Navasota physician has been appointed to a leadership position with the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA physicians and medical students who are appointed or elected to one of TMA’s 30 boards, councils, and committees are responsible for studying and recommending action on important issues affecting Texas patients and health care policy.
Steve Ramirez, MD, a family physician for 3 years, was appointed to TMA’s Committee on Rural Health. The committee reviews and comments on laws, regulations, and activities that impact medicine and patient care in rural areas.
Dr. Ramirez is a member of the Brazos-Robertson County Medical Society.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 47,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 112 component county medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.
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