Welcome to the TMA Foundation

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    Turning Good Ideas Into Better Health

    TMA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization committed to connecting the charitable concerns of physicians with the people of Texas. TMAF funded initiatives enable physicians and their families to give back to their community and take a visible leadership role toward improving the health of all Texans. The foundation supports TMA’s health improvement programs that address the association’s public health and science priorities using strategies tailored to meet the needs of local communities. Read More

TMAF News Headlines

  • Local Grants
    TMA Foundation Grant OpportunityTMA Foundation is currently accepting applications to its 2014-2015 Medical Community Grants and Medical Student Leadership Grants programs. Eligible applicants are TMA county medical societies and alliance and medical student chapters for community health improvement programs. If your county society, alliance or medical student chapter sponsors a program to improve the health in your community, let them know to apply today! Society and alliance chapters may apply for up to $7,500 and medical student chapters may apply for up to $3,000. Find out more including summer deadlines.
  • Solutions
    Spring 2014 TMAF NewsletterIncreased funding for seven TMA health improvement and quality initiatives is just some of the good news you will find in TMA Foundation’s spring edition of SOLUTIONS, it’s biannual newsletter.
  • Congratulations
    John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award WinnersTMAF has presented its 2014 John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award and Secondary Award to two Texas programs that that are creating a "Healthy Now" and a "Healthy Future." Read more about the winners, Healthcare for the Homeless' H.O.M.E.S. Clinic of Houston, and the Refugee Services' Medical Case Management of Austin.
  • In Appreciation
    Major DonorsTMAF is pleased to acknowledge the leadership and support of "Advocates" Dr. G. Sealy and Debbie Massingill for reaching an upgraded Major Donor Level as well as to the following new "Pacesetters" for becoming major donors in 2013: C. Enrique Batres, MD; Diana Fite, MD; Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Moy; Dr. Susan M. Pike, MD and Dr. Harry T. Papaconstantinou; Drs. Rajam and Somayaji Ramamurthy; Regina Rogers; Carl Trusler, MD & Jaynne Middleton, DMA.  
  • Commitment
    Thanks to Our 2013 DonorsThank you to our individual donors in 2013 for creating a "Healthy Now" and a "Healthy Future" for all Texans. 
    Be Wise – Immunize Local Impact Grants AwardedTMAF-supported grants recently were awarded to: Centro San Vicente in El Paso; Heritage Park Surgical Hospital; Love to Share Foundation America;and The University of Texas at Houston Medical School TMA Chapter to carry out vaccination events. They are among nine 2013 Local Impact Grants made possible through TMA Foundation's funding of the TMA Be Wise-Immunize initiative. Read more about the grantees or apply for a 2014 grant.
  • Newsletter
    Finding SOLUTIONS through LeadershipRead about how TMAF leaders and volunteers are creating a "Healthy Now" and a "Healthy Future" in the Fall 2013 issue of SOLUTIONS, TMAF’s newsletter, generously underwritten through a partnership grant from Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust and Frost.
  • Healthy Now/Healthy Future
    Community Grants ApprovedTMAF's Board of Trustees recently awarded more than $35,000 in grants to local health improvement, education and science initiatives as part of the Medical Community and Medical Student Community Leadership Grant programs.
  • Leadership
    TMAF Welcomes New Board MembersTMAF is pleased to welcome Gregory R. Johnson, MD, SFHM, FAAFP, Pearland; and Robert Jones, Austin; to the the TMA Foundation Board of Trustees.
  • Giving
    Be Tax Wise You may qualify for significant tax advantages with a gift of stock to TMAF.

Connecting with Physicians, Business and Community

Pictures of Great Health

Your support helps create a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans. See photos from TMAF-funded programs in action on our Flickr stream! Read More