Handbook for Delegates GOES GREEN again in 2013!To reduce paper usage a limited number of Handbook for Delegates will be printed for TexMed 2013. You will be able to download the entire handbook online. Information on how to request a hardcopy of the handbook is posted here. 2013 Annual Session of the House of Delegates Information Reference Committee Reports **NEW DOWNLOAD NOW** Financial and Organizational Affairs Medical Education Science and Public Health Socioeconomics
Late Items Distributed at Meeting **NEW**
Supplement to the 2013 Handbook for Delegates
Download the 2013 Handbook for Delegates (Includes Supplement Material) HOD Action Item Flow Chart
What to do when in 2013
Reference Committee Members
Election and Candidate Information
TMA Election Process
Agendas (All Agendas) Friday Opening Session Saturday Regular Session Order of Business
Reference Committee referrals - Financial and Organizational Affairs (Includes Supplement Material and Late Items Distributed at Meeting) **REVISED** - Medical Education (Includes Supplement Material) - Science and Public Health (Includes Supplement Material) - Socioeconomics (Includes Supplement Material)
Audit Trail from 2012 Annual Session (Also included in Supplement materials)
HEALTHY VISION 2020
2013 House of Delegates ScheduleThe house will meet at the Grand Hyatt and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.ScheduleFriday6:30-7:30 am TexMed Orientation - Lone Star Ballroom B, Level 2 of the Grand Hyatt8-9:30 am House of Delegates Opening Session (Expo Hall)9:30 am-Noon Reference Committees meet2:30-3:30 pm Candidate ForumSaturday6:30-8 am County Caucus Meetings8:30 am - Noon House of Delegates Business Meeting (Expo Hall)9:15 Distinguished Service Award - Ernest C. Butler, MD, Austin9:30 Elections10:00 Presidents' Installation
2012 Annual Session: Summary of Actions
If you are NEW to the House of Delegates or just need a refresher course, plan to attend the New HOD Member Orientation at TexMed 2013 in San Antonio! In 2013, please follow these guidelines on how to write and submit resolutions. Resolution Deadline is Wed. March 27On Friday of Texmed, the house and its four reference committees will consider reports and resolutions dealing with TMA financial and organizational affairs, medical education, science and public health, and socioeconomics that are important to physicians and patients. Plan to attend your caucus meeting; they are scheduled on Friday and Saturday mornings.
Reference committees meet immediately following recess of the opening session of the House of Delegates on Friday to hear testimony on each item of business referred to them. Any TMA member may address issues before the reference committees. Reference committees will present their reports and recommendations to the full house when it reconvenes on Saturday morning. Reference committee reports will be available early Saturday morning in the reports room at the Grand Hyatt.
For more information, contact CJ Bradford at (800) 880-1300, ext.1303, or (512) 370-1303; or Pam Hale at (800) 880-1300, ext.1304, or (512) 370-1304.