May 3, 2014
Diana L. Fite,
a Tomball emergency physician, was elected today to
serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. She was elected at TexMed, the association’s annual
conference in Fort Worth.
Dr. Fite has a history of leadership throughout her 35-year membership
with TMA. She served on the TMA Council on Socioeconomics; chaired
the Council on Medical Education; and has been an active member of TEXPAC, the
association’s political advocacy arm. Dr. Fite also is a Harris County Medical
Society (HCMS) delegate to TMA and a TMA delegate to the American Medical
Outside of TMA
leadership, Dr. Fite is past president of HCMS; the Houston Society of
Emergency Medicine; the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians; and
the Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP), where she has the distinction
of being the first female president of TCEP.
Dr. Fite is a
graduate of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and cares for
patients in emergency departments in Houston, Tomball, and Katy.
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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