Young Physician Section

TMA Member Sections’ Elections - 03/01/2024

We are proud to introduce incoming executive council members for each special interest section. Their terms begin at the conclusion of TexMed 2023. Learn more about the council members.


TMA Offers Curriculum Toolbox to Inspire Future Physicians - 07/20/2023

The Texas Medical Association’s Subcommittee for Academic Physicians has produced a curriculum toolbox that medical schools and residency programs can use to develop electives on topics such as leadership, advocacy, and health policy.


TMA Young Physician Section Young at Heart Award - 07/05/2023

Read about the history and award winners of the TMA Young Physician Section Young at Heart Award.


The Next-Gen Practice: How Millennials Are Transforming Medicine - 10/05/2022

Millennials, now the largest living adult generation in the U.S., are searching for on-demand care, transparent pricing, and more supportive workplaces, providing the impetus for new practice models and for existing practices to adapt.


Young Physician Section Member Highlight: Emma Dishner, MD, MPH - 10/04/2022

Find out about Young Physician Section member, Emma Dishner, MD, MPH.


Section News: Save the Date for Fall Conference - 08/15/2022

Informative business meetings, educational programming, and a fun All Sections Trivia Night Mixer. Mark your calendars to attend the Texas Medical Association’s Fall Conference, Sept. 16-17 for these and other TMA section events.


Member Spotlight: Gates B. Colbert, MD, Young Physician Section Chair - 07/18/2022

Meet Richardson nephrologist Gates B. Colbert, MD, chair of the Texas Medical Association’s Young Physician Section. He believes the section is an important part of TMA because “young physicians are at the critical point of [being] just out of training, but not quite into the stride of their practices and career. We are a many-thousand-physician bloc that is meeting the challenges of taking excellent care of patients, balancing the needs of our families, and growing our careers.”


Member Spotlight: Emily D. Briggs, MD, Women Physicians Section Chair - 07/04/2022

Meet New Braunfels family physician Emily D. Briggs, MD, chair of the Texas Medical Association’s Women Physicians Section. Dr. Briggs feels the section is an important part of TMA because “historically, women have been underrepresented in medicine. Over the decades we have made significant strides. However, leadership in medicine does not reflect this advancement.”


Help Determine Your Section’s Priorities - 05/23/2022

If you’re a Texas Medical Association special interest section member and haven’t done so already, please check your email inbox for the section survey. This quick, five-minute survey will help determine each section’s priorities in the coming year. Feel free to take the survey for every section that represents you and provide your feedback by Sunday, June 5.


Women Physicians Section Elects New Executive Council - 05/09/2022

The TMA special interest sections stayed busy during the week of TexMed 2022 at the Hilton Americas-Houston, with the introduction of a new executive council, CME sessions on sensitive transgender care and implicit bias, and more.


Section News: Award Deadlines, Elections Approaching - 04/05/2022

Several of the Texas Medical Association’s special interest sections are accepting nominations for annual section awards. Feb. 20 is the deadline to nominate candidates.


Section News: TMA Sections Meeting Virtually at Winter Conference - 04/05/2022

As announced last week, the Texas Medical Association’s 2022 Winter Conference meetings will be held virtually to ensure the safety of our physicians and staff. Be aware that some of the section meeting times and dates have changed. Visit the TMA Special Interest Sections webpage for schedule and agenda updates.


Unity in Diversity: Member Sections Promote Leaders, Inform Policy - 01/03/2022

TMA’s special-interest member sections help promote leaders and inform policy.


Dallas Physician Receives TMA’s Young at Heart Award - 10/06/2020

Dallas nephrologist Steven R. Hays, MD, is the 2020 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Young at Heart Award recipient. Doctors from the TMA Young Physician Section (YPS) announced the award during TMA’s House of Delegates meeting, held virtually last month.


Residents and Young Physicians: Register Now for TMA’s Winter Conference - 01/13/2020

Mark your calendars for a resident and young physician member meeting during the Texas Medical Association’s 2020 Winter Conference.


Come to TexMed, Meet ZDoggMD - 04/19/2018

Young physicians will have plenty to see and do at TexMed 2018, the Texas Medical Association’s annual meeting scheduled for May 18 and 19 in San Antonio.


Let TMA Help You Lead Medicine - 04/12/2018

TMA is now accepting applications for the TMA Leadership College Class of 2019. The Leadership College is part of TMA’s effort to ensure strong and sustainable physician leadership within organized medicine.