Help Wanted: Texas’ physician growth strong, but recruitment, diversity still needed - 06/21/2023
Texas' physician workforce has enjoyed strong growth, but there still aren't enough doctors to go around and more diversity is needed.
In Times of Need: How PBF Assists Physicians Financially and Emotionally - 12/12/2022
The Physicians Benevolent Fund assists physicians financially and emotionally.
'They Came in Droves': Former TMA President Douglas Curran, MD, Starts an FQHC - 12/04/2022
Former TMA President Doug Curran, MD, fulfilled a long-time dream of expanding care by cofounding the East Texas Community Clinic, a federally qualified health center.
The Down and Dirty on Wastewater Surveillance: COVID-19 Gives it a Boost - 12/04/2022
Wastewater epidemiology has been around for about two decades, but it didn't really take off in Texas until COVID-19 came along.
Growing Representation: TMA's Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Cultivates a Representative Workforce - 12/04/2022
The Texas Medical Association's recently renamed Diversity in Medicine Scholarship program aims to boost underrepresented applicants to Texas medical schools, physicians caring for medically underserved populations, and diversity within the physician workforce.
A Revolving Door: Persistent Staffing Shortages Plague Practices - 12/04/2022
Many medical practices that are struggling with staffing have found stopgap solutions, such as offering hiring wages and reconsidering their divisions of labor, but these may not be sustainable in the long term.
Accelerating Access: Texas' Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Membership Expands Care - 12/04/2022
Texas' recent membership in the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact has made it easier for physicians to provide telemedicine care across state lines while also strengthening the Lone Star State's appeal to eligible, out-of-state physicians hoping to relocate.
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