TMA Presidents Page

  • Meet The President: Douglas W. Curran, MD

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    The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today installed Athens family physician Douglas W. Curran, MD, as its 153rd president. Outgoing TMA President Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, of Edinburg installed Dr. Curran today during TexMed, the association’s annual conference.

    More About Dr. Curran
  • New TMA President Urges Physicians to Practice Civility

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    Douglas Curran, MD, became the 153rd president of the Texas Medical Association at TexMed 2018 on Saturday, urging fellow physicians to do their part to bring civility back to a world full of negativity.

    10 Rules to Revive Respectful Discourse  
  • Texas Doctor Helps Celebrate a Patient's Big Day


  • Homegrown Tomatoes: Heartfelt Thanks to Life-Saving Doctor


  • Getting Personal

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    When you’re an “old country doc” — as Athens family physician Douglas Curran, MD, readily calls himself — relationships are key. Small-town physicians like him don’t enjoy the luxury of anonymity, whether they want it or not. You get to know your patients, and they get to know you.

    "It's In Your Blood"  

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

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • TMA Leadership Through The Ages

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    TMA’s History of Medicine Committee presents an online exhibit featuring portraits and short biographical sketches of all TMA presidents. Read the biographies in the notes section below each slide and learn interesting facts about TMA presidents. This online exhibit is a work in progress. More biographies will be added during the year. 

    See TMA Presidents 1853-1903