Surveys

TMA Survey Results - 02/24/2020

 The Texas Medical Association conducts surveys of Texas physicians to research regulatory, socioeconomic, and political issues to support federal and state legislative efforts. 


TMA Wants to Hear Your Thoughts on Practicing in Texas - 02/11/2020

Since 1990, the Texas Medical Association has asked Texas physicians for their thoughts on health care practice, the economic realities of practicing medicine in the state, and what issues they believe lawmakers should take on. Please answer this month’s survey and let us know how TMA can best advocate for you.


Was Your Choice of Specialty Right for You? - 12/10/2019

Did you know ahead of time that your specialty was a good match for your personality and what you want from medicine? Do you wish you had? A third-year medical student at UT Southwestern Medical School wants your help in developing a test to help students find the specialty that’s right for them.


What Do You Know About Environment and Health? - 08/28/2019

How knowledgeable are you on the environment and health outcomes? Has your training and experience helped prepare you to care for those effects or to advocate for change?


How Can TMA Communicate With You Better? - 10/15/2018

September is our final survey of the year, and it’s on a topic dear to my heart as editor of TMA’s physician publications: How we communicate with you, our member physicians.


Sound Off On the State of Texas’ Mental Health Services - 10/15/2018

Have you received — or does your practice provide — mental health or substance-use services in Texas? If so, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) wants to hear what you think about the state’s behavioral health services system and is inviting you to share your opinions in a survey.


Most Texas Physicians Pessimistic About State of Medicine, Survey Finds - 09/27/2018

A majority of Texas physicians feel negatively about the current and future state of the medical profession, and many would not recommend medicine as a career to their children. Those are among the findings of a recent survey of about 9,000 American physicians commissioned by the Physicians Foundation.


Few Texas Physicians Forego HIT, Survey Shows - 07/13/2018

In June, TMA sent the survey to more than 44,000 physicians to get your opinions and experiences with health information technology. We want to ensure that HIT – including EHR, e-prescribing, and health information exchange – has a positive impact on you, your patients, and your practices.


Is Medicine in Good Health? - 07/02/2018

American Medical Association members and nonmembers are invited to take AMA’s annual survey, which seeks input on health care-related topics to help AMA identify and better understand the issues physicians face every day.


Survey Gives TMA a Look Into Your World - 05/17/2018

TMA conducts its Physician Survey every two years so we can stay on top of emerging issues, assess physician priorities, and figure out where best to focus our advocacy efforts.


How Do You Feel About the State of Medicine? - 04/23/2018

The Physicians Foundation, a nonprofit grant-making organization, is asking you to participate in a survey so it can better understand the morale, career plans, and practice realities of today's physicians.


Physicians Foundation Checks Your Pulse - 04/20/2018

The Physicians Foundation is surveying you and your 650,000 physician colleagues across the country to determine how satisfied you are with the current state of medicine. The survey asks about the state of your practice, your morale, your career plans, and whether you can continue providing services in light of escalating regulatory and financial burdens.


Sound Off on the State of Medicine - 03/26/2018

The Physicians Foundation, a nonprofit grant-making organization, is asking you to participate in a survey so it can better understand the morale, career plans, and practice realities of today's physicians.