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Digital Tools Improve Patient-Physician Communication, Says Seattle Mama Doc - 05/24/2019

Technologies like smart phones and social media can benefit physicians and make their jobs easier by spreading accurate, helpful medical information, the physician-blogger better known as Seattle Mama Doc told the opening session audience at TexMed 2019. But if physicians don’t use those technologies more aggressively, they risk letting other, less-reputable voices become the chief information sources for patients.


Delegates Gather and Debate to Support Physicians and Patients - 05/22/2019

Meeting for the 150th time last weekend in Dallas, the Texas Medical Association House of Delegates once again proved that no realm of health care can’t benefit from improvements devised by Texas physicians. From controversial topics like abortion and physician certification to physician payment problems and the power of language, the 450-member House plowed through almost 100 reports and resolutions, generating new TMA policy and directing the association to stand strong in its support of physicians and their patients.


Don't Miss Out: Tickets To TMA Foundation Gala Selling Fast - 04/16/2019

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s 26th Annual Gala – BIG & BRIGHT! – will be the most fun you’ve ever had at TexMed. Purchase your tickets or table today for the retro state-fair themed event, which is scheduled for 6:30 to 10:30 pm Friday, May 17, in conjunction with TexMed 2019 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas.


TexMed 2019: Network With Physicians From All Over Texas - 03/20/2019

Whether you’re new to a practice, established in your community, or just starting out in medicine, TexMed 2019 has plenty of opportunities to get to know up-and-coming physician leaders and join in on the parties afterward.


TexMed 2019: Renew and Rejuvenate in Dallas - 03/08/2019

Treat your family to a “mini-vacation” while joining your colleagues for enlightening CME and professional networking at TexMed 2019, scheduled for May 17 and 18 in Dallas’ landmark Hilton Anatole.


Regarding MedCom Telephone Answer Services - 02/14/2019

Recently a third-party advertiser, which identified itself as MedCom Telephone Answer Services (MedCom), breached its contract with Texas Medical Association for TMA’s advertising services.


TMA Foundation Announces 2019 Gala Leaders - 02/08/2019

The Texas Medical Association Foundation is pleased to announce the chairs and co-chairs of its 26th annual gala, which takes place on Friday, May 17, during TexMed 2019 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas.


Medical Students: Register Now for TMA’s Winter Conference - 01/11/2019

Mark your calendars for a medical student member meeting during the Texas Medical Association’s 2019 Winter Conference. The medical student section will hold a business meeting from noon to 1:30 pm Jan. 26, followed by new chapter officer leadership training from 1:30 to 3 pm.


Nominate Health News Stories That Hit the Mark - 12/20/2018

As you reflect on the news of 2018, take a minute to nominate top Texas health and medical coverage for a Texas Medical Association Anson Jones, MD, Award.


Give the Gift of Good Health - 11/28/2018

Make your holiday giving less stressful with the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Holiday Tribute Program.


Seven Reasons to Attend the Physician Health and Wellness Exchange - 10/31/2018

If you’re interested in exploring how to improve physician health and wellness, here are seven reasons why you should attend the Texas Medical Association Physician Health and Wellness Exchange, scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Houston.


Help an Outstanding Science Teacher Stand Out - 10/18/2018

Each year, the Texas Medical Association recognizes the hard work and dedication of teachers throughout the state with the Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching.  


Outstanding Teacher + Your Nomination = Award + Recognition - 10/12/2018

Here are some interesting numbers about the Texas Medical Association’s Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching, which recognize and reward elementary, middle, and high school teachers who use creative and innovative methods to cultivate student interest in medicine and science.


Call for Physician Health and Wellness Abstracts - 10/10/2018

The Texas Medical Association Committee on Physician Health and Wellness (PHW) invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation during the upcoming PHW Exchange, set for March 2 in Houston.


Help Welcome A Student Into the House of Medicine – Donate Today! - 09/25/2018

How do we get Texas medical students to Texas Medical Association conferences where their voices will be heard and they can make a difference for their future profession? You can help defray expenses for medical students who want to attend TMA conferences, such as Fall Conference at the end of this week.


2018 TMA Fall Conference Hotel Rooms Running Out - 08/29/2018

This year’s TMA Fall Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa just east of Austin on Sept. 28 and 29, and the hotel is filling quickly.  Make your hotel reservation online now to get TMA’s discounted rate of $219 per night, plus $5 resort fee. This rate is only available until Sept. 12 or until the room block is filled.    


Save the Date for TMA Foundation’s 26th Annual Gala - 08/24/2018

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s 26th Annual Gala will be held in Dallas during TexMed 2019, Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Hilton Anatole.


Register Now for TMA Alliance Regional Conference - 08/23/2018

The Texas Medical Association Alliance welcomes members to its 2018 Regional Conference to be held in Temple in October. The conference is an excellent opportunity to network with other alliance members and to learn new ideas.


Keep Your Community Safe With Free Bicycle Helmets - 08/23/2018

October is Hard Hats for Little Heads Month. Pediatricians and family physicians can get a special benefit for hosting events in October.


Protect Children’s Heads With Free Bicycle Helmets - 08/23/2018

TMA has designated October as Hard Hats for Little Heads Month. Help keep your community safe by hosting a bicycle-helmet giveaway event.


Save the Date: Med Student Business Meeting - 08/17/2018

Mark your calendar now for TMA’s Medical Student Section business meeting that will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, during the 2018 Texas Medical Association Fall Conference at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa.


Save the Date: Resident and Young Physician Mixer and Meeting - 08/15/2018

Mark your calendar now for a resident and young physician meeting that will be held Friday, Sept. 28, during the 2018 Texas Medical Association Fall Conference at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa.


Define Yourself! Crafting a Powerful Personal Brand - 08/14/2018

The concept of personal brands has been a mainstay in the professional community for 15 years, but few people truly understand what personal brands are, why they are important, or how to evaluate and elevate their own brand.


Register Now for TMA’s Fall Conference - 08/03/2018

Join your fellow Texas physician leaders in “Taking Back Medicine” at this year’s TMA Fall Conference.


TMA Insurance Trust Again Wins Big for Innovative Marketing Campaign - 06/28/2018

The Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust was the overall winner in the Marketing Methods Competition at the annual Professional Insurance Marketing Association 2018 Consumer Insights Conference & Trade Show in June.