May 3, 2014
W. Floyd, MD, a Fort Worth pediatrician, was elected to serve on the Texas
Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees today. Dr. Floyd was elected at
TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Fort Worth.
“I am humbled by the trust and
confidence bestowed by the TMA House of Delegates who elected me to serve with
the other members on the board,” said Dr. Floyd. “I look forward to serving
with this incredible team. I am and always will be an advocate for patients and
his 35-year medical career, Dr. Floyd has been active in organized medicine. He
has chaired TMA’s Council on Legislation and been a member of the Council on
Constitution and Bylaws. Currently, Dr. Floyd is a TMA alternate delegate to
the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates and a district chair for TEXPAC,
TMA’s political action committee.
He is past president of the
Tarrant County Medical Society and the Texas Pediatric Society, and District
VII vice chair of the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Floyd is executive vice president
of government and alumni affairs for JPS Health Network in Fort Worth. He graduated
from The University of Texas Medical Branch and completed his residency at Children’s
Hospital of Oklahoma, The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.
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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