LGBTQ Health Section

  • What Is the LGBTQ Health Section?

    Inclusion190The LGBTQ Health Section welcomes all TMA members who are interested in advancing the association’s leadership role in providing physicians and patients with evidence-based, scientific information on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, and queer/questioning individuals. The section also addresses practice management issues and communicates TMA policy and expertise on LGBTQ health to other physicians, policymakers, and the public.

    What's Our Charge?

    Policies of Interest

  • LGBTQ Section Member Highlight

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    M. Brett Cooper, MD

    The celebration of Pride Month in June strives to highlight awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ community. With this awareness also comes the need for advocacy. 
    Leading this charge for the Texas Medical Association is Dallas pediatrician M. Brett Cooper, MD, chair of TMA’s 2022-23 LGBTQ Health Section Executive Council. 

    Find Out About Dr. Cooper
  • LGBTQ Health Section Leadership

    The LGBTQ Health Section is led by the LGBTQHS Executive Council, which is elected annually by the section membership. The Executive Council is currently comprised of the chair, chair-elect, secretary, and medical student representative. Read the Letter from the Chair

  • Join the LGBTQ Health Section

    The LGBTQ Health Section is open to all TMA members with an interest in LGBTQ health policy and serving LGBTQ patient populations. If you'd like to get involved, click the link below and indicate your interest on your TMA online profile.Join the Section


    TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state. 

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