The TMA Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) serves as a voice and advocate on issues unique to Texas residents. RFS members help create TMA policy and resolutions that shape the future of medicine. Join TMA today to experience first-hand how residents – like yourself – are given the power and resources to make a difference in your profession.
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What benefits have you derived from your membership in the section?Being part of the Resident and Fellow Section, you have the opportunity to be part of House of Delegates. It gives you a platform to advocate for your patients, fellow residents and for the health care system. It also gives me opportunities for networking with fellow residents across Texas and enhances my leadership ability.
The RFS Executive Council is elected each year during TMA's Winter Conference to guide Section activities. To get involved, contact the Section Coordinator for details.
Get more information on these positions.
Meet your RFS Executive Council.
Read the Letter from the RFS Chair
In 2002, the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section created the J.T. "Lamar" McNew Award to recognize and honor Dr. McNew's dedication to residents and fellows.
During TexMed 2022, TMA's Annual Meeting, the award winner was Bradley Lega, MD.
Nominate a physician for the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award by Feb. 20.
Success as a physician involves more than the practice of quality medicine. TMA’s free, one-hour seminars help illuminate complexities in the business side of medicine. Learn how to negotiate employment and insurance contracts, manage a practice, and learn about the professional liability coverage.
Use TMA's tools and resources to help eliminate the stress of residency and successfully enter your first practice.
Use TMA's tools and resources to help with your transition to practice.
Texas Residents and Fellows: with all your hard work, you've shown that you have ambition and lots of dreams. Our hope is that you reach all of your goals and achieve your every dream. Still, even with determination and drive, could an unexpected event derail your future plans? Learn why we encourage all young residents and fellows to help protect their financial future against serious illness and injury. At the Texas Medical Association, we're looking out for you.
TMA provides step-by-step guidance, and all the resources you need to pass the Texas Medical Jurisprudence exam and get your Texas medical license.
TexMed Conference • May 19-20Omni in Fort WorthRegistration Information
Join the group! This is an opportunity for TMA resident and fellow section members to converse informally, collaborate, and exchange information.
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Apply to run for Executive Council positions:* chair-elect; secretary; delegate (up to eight); alternate delegate (up to eight); alternate delegate, Texas Delegation to the AMA.
Apply for an Executive Council appointment:* TMA Board of Trustees representative.
To apply, submit an application, attaching a headshot, two-page CV, and brief letter of intent.
Nominate a physician for the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award.
Apply for board, council and committees (BCC) appointments.*
* One-year terms beginning at the conclusion of TexMed; apply any time after TexMed to fill vacant BCC positions.
Got Resident and Fellow questions? Call or email the Knowledge Center.
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Employer-provided benefits are often limited, and you may lose your coverage when you change jobs. TMA Insurance Trust can help. Contact them today.
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