Since 1994, Texas physicians and others have given out more than 325,000 bicycle helmets to children across the state through the Texas Medical Association’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program. We’re celebrating the program’s 25th birthday in October, and you can be a part of the festivities.
A recent survey of TMA members showed vaccine-preventable diseases are high on the list of causes they want to support in their personal outreach. TMA’s Be Wise – Immunize program is undergoing changes to provide more opportunities for member involvement.
You already know that TMA is committed to improving the health of all Texans. But how much do you know about TMA outreach programs that can help not only your patients but everybody in your community? TMA supports a variety of outreach programs and continuing medical education (CME) to help you care for your whole community.
The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) invites proposals from “eligible applicants” for a grant to fully or partially fund a health improvement program that focuses on one of TMA’s current public health or science priority areas.
The program works with physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance members to improve vaccination rates in Texas through education and hands-on immunization clinics.Be Wise — Immunize is made possible through a grant from the TMA Foundation.
A properly fitting helmet can prevent almost all head injuries — up to 85 percent — the most common cause of disability or death in a bicycle crash. Since 1994, TMA has given away more than 325,000 helmets to Texas children.
Hard Hats for Little Heads is made possible through a grant from the TMA Foundation.
Ready to practice what you preach? Walk With a Doc Texas is part of a national grassroots movement devoted to encouraging healthy physical activity. We want to reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle and improve the health and well-being of our country, and we want your help.
Walk With a Doc Texas is made possible through a grant from the TMA Foundation.
TMA Foundation (TMAF) 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.
TMA honors efforts to improve the health of all Texans. Become a TMA Health Hero when you host events for all three outreach programs.
See the 2019 Hero
See 2018 Heroes
See 2017 Heroes
Got community outreach questions, email the the Outreach Coordinator.
Need info on all three outreach programs? Share this flyer with your colleagues or county medical society. Get started today!
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TMA and the TMA Foundation provide a number of scholarships and statewide awards to both celebrate and invest in the future of medicine.
Got Community Outreach questions? Call or email the Knowledge Center.