TMA Cares

TMA supports Texas physicians, their families and the health of all Texans by providing caring solutions to meet the challenges they encounter.

Welcome to Giving Back

  • Walk With a Doc Feature

    Foot Soldiers: After Three Years of Initial Success, TMA Looks to Expand Walk With a Doc Texas

    As straightforward as they might seem, Walk With a Doc Texas events can be a little unpredictable. And if you go to enough of them, something may happen that will stick with you. Walk With a Doc events entail physicians, their patients, and other locals coming together for regular walks to promote healthier living. Read More

Giving Back Articles

  • Physician Assistance
    Physicians Benevolent Fund Helps Physicians, FamiliesWhen Texas physicians and their families have needed support because of poverty, infirmity, disability, accident, or other adversity, the TMA Physicians Benevolent Fund (PBF) has stepped in to help for the past 53 years. 
    The Truth About Shots: Physicians Key to Educating PatientsIn 1998, The Lancet published a case report by English physician Andrew Wakefield, MD, that linked the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to a new syndrome of autism and bowel disease. The report set off frenzied media coverage, and some critics say it led to thousands of unnecessary illnesses.
  • Scholarship
    TMAF Endowment Helps Make Med School a RealityThe number of Texas medical and osteopathic schools will increase from nine to 14 by 2017, making the new Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Patrick Y. Leung, MD, Minority Scholarship Endowment timely.
    Sign Up 18-Year-Olds for ImmTracUnless children fill out an ImmTrac Adult Consent Form when they turn 18, the state will purge their immunization records from the ImmTrac immunization registry one year later.


Bring Your Vision of Good Health To Life

Each year, TMA Foundation invites county medical societies and others to apply for grants to support a locally designed community health outreach effort.  Show your community how medicine cares. Read More