TMA Foundation

Two North Texas Health Entities Receive TMA Foundation Health Awards - 05/16/2022

Two North Texas health entities have won the 2022 Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award. Project Access Tarrant County received the Top Award, and the Texas Health Physicians Group Virtual Visits Initiative received the Secondary Award.


After Successful Gala, Help TMA Foundation Set a Funding Record for TMA Public Health Programs - 05/09/2022

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) support of community public health initiatives around the state got a gigantic boost at TexMed 2022 in April, where TMAF’s 29th annual gala, Crossroads of Culture, raised more than $400,000. But the foundation is still shooting to shatter its all-time annual funding record – and you can help.


Eight Texas Communities Receive Vaccination Grants - 05/02/2022

Eight communities across Texas will receive disease-preventing and potentially life-saving vaccinations, thanks to Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise —ImmunizeSM program.  The program awarded grants totaling nearly $18,000 to physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance chapters (comprising physicians and physicians’ spouses), who often partner with other local organizations to provide free and low-cost vaccinations to uninsured and underinsured Texans.  


Grab Your Tickets for Friday’s TMA Foundation Annual Gala - 04/25/2022

Don’t miss your chance to party with friends and colleagues this Friday, April 29, at the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) 29th annual gala at the Hilton-Americas Houston, held as part of TexMed 2022.


2022 TMAF Gala - 04/22/2022

Join Your CMS and Alliance Friends at TexMed in Houston The world is changing but one thing we can be proud of is the incredible diversity around us.


Get Your Tickets Now for TMAF’s Annual Gala - 04/13/2022

Angie Donahue and David J. Donahue, MD, are annual sponsors of the Texas Medical Association Foundation gala because they know their gift, along with those of others, will help build a healthier Texas.


Vaccine Program Grantees Serving the Underserved - 04/12/2022

Underserved, uninsured, and Latino patients across Texas will benefit from three programs focusing on vaccinations and vaccine education awarded funds in the first round of the Texas Medical Association’s 2022 Vaccines Defend What Matters grant program.


A Healthy Education: Med Students Promote Vaccines, Education Across Texas - 04/07/2022

Medical students win grants to promote vaccines, education across Texas.


TMA Is Here For Medical Students Who Need Financial Help - 04/05/2022

It’s a common dose of reality for many aspiring physicians: “I got accepted to medical school! Now how will I pay for it?”


Apply for a Grant to Help Promote Vaccines - 04/05/2022

More than ever, medicine needs its soldiers to promote the safety, efficacy, and importance of vaccines.


Plan for a Night of Fun at TMAF’s Annual Gala - 04/05/2022

The co-chairs of the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) 29th Annual Gala invite you to buy your ticket or table today for the fundraiser, scheduled for the evening of Friday, April 29, at the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel during TexMed 2022 in Houston.


Celebrate Diversity and Catch Up With Old Friends at TMAF’s Annual Gala - 03/14/2022

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s annual gala is an event that Houston anesthesiologist Shannon B. Hancher-Hodges, MD, looks forward to with anticipation each year.


New Community Health Programs Coming to an Area Near You - 02/28/2022

Meet the newest recipients of the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s Medical Community Grant Program for 2021-22, who will bring fresh approaches to your area to help underserved populations get access to care.


Care Connections: TMA Foundation Grants Tackle Public Health Problems - 01/03/2022

TMA Foundation grants offer a lifeline to Texas physicians tackling public health problems.


Cross Two Items Off Your List With TMAF Holiday Tribute Program - 12/13/2021

This season, consider taking a Texas two-step approach to gift-giving by making a charitable donation through the Texas Medical Association Foundation Holiday Tribute Program.


Help the TMA Foundation Fund Important Health Programs - 12/08/2021

With the support of generous donors, the TMA Foundation has a substantial impact across the state.


Get Your Tickets or Table Now for the 2022 TMAF Gala - 11/22/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s 29th annual gala, Crossroads of Culture – Houston: The Most Diverse City in the U.S., is scheduled with safety in mind for Friday, April 29, 2022, from 6:30 to 10:30 pm, during TexMed 2022 in Houston. The gala will feature entertainment, food, and auctions that reflect the diversity Houstonians enjoy every day.


TMA Awards Scholarships to 15 Minority Medical Students, 2021 - 11/08/2021

Fifteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). Physicians selected the students for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population. TMA announced the winners Friday during TexMed, the association’s annual conference, held virtually.


Get to Know the 2022 TMAF Gala Co-Chairs - 10/27/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMA) annual gala fundraiser helps make TMA’s population health, science, and quality-of-care programs possible. And it’s a direct way for TMA members and their families to participate in the numerous initiatives around the state that have provided free health screenings to medically disadvantaged Texans, vaccinated underserved individuals, educated students with science-based learning materials, and more.


Save the Date: TMA Foundation Annual Gala - 10/27/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) 29th annual gala is scheduled – with safety in mind – for Friday, April 29, 2022, from 6:30 to 10:30 pm, during TexMed 2022 at the Hilton Americas in Houston.


Opportunity in Adversity: TMA Foundation 2020 Annual Report - 08/02/2021

Thanks to Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) donors, volunteers, and community collaborators, along with TMA and TMA Alliance members, the foundation in 2020 seized opportunities to improve health while COVID-19 presented challenge after challenge.


Solid Foundation: Michael E. Speer, MD, Leads TMA Foundation - 08/02/2021

Houston neonatologist Michael E. Speer, MD, will be leading the Texas Medical Association Foundation for the next two years with plenty of experience under his belt.


TMA Foundation “Critically Important” to Improving Texans’ Health, New President Says - 07/06/2021

You may not find it surprising that Houston neonatologist Michael E. Speer will serve as the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s newly elected president.


TMA Awards Minority Medical Student Scholarships, 2019 - 05/17/2021

Thirteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA awarded the scholarships to the students today in Dallas at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.


TMAF Gala: Virtually All of the Fun From Previous Events - 04/26/2021

Although the TMA Foundation’s annual gala will take place as a virtual event this year, it will still feature much of the fun and excitement as the in-person events from years past. The gala is set for 7 to 8:15 pm (CT) Friday, May 14, during TexMed 2021, TMA’s annual meeting. A preshow is scheduled from 6:30 to 7 pm.