Stories with related Professional Interests

TMA to Start 2024 Listening Tour - 02/29/2024

The TMA Board of Trustees, leadership, and staff are hitting the road in 2024 to learn directly from Texas physicians what is working, what isn’t, and what TMA can do to ensure Texas is the best place to practice medicine.


Party With a Purpose - 02/29/2024

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) 31st annual gala, Wonderland, will feature designs and décor inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.


Give the Gift of Good Health This Holiday Season - 02/28/2024

Help your loved ones spread good health this holiday season by making a gift in their name to the Texas Medical Association Foundation. Gifts made to the foundation on or before Dec. 31 (or postmarked no later than Dec. 31) are eligible for 2019 tax benefits according to federal law.


Give the Gift of Good Health - 02/21/2024

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


Scholarships Awarded to Help Minority Students Toward Medical Careers - 10/20/2023

Twelve minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will benefit from a $10,000 scholarship thanks to the TMA Diversity in Medicine program. Physicians selected the students for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population.


“We Can Compete:” Direct Payment Models Present Opportunity for Independent Practices - 10/13/2023

Rising health care costs. Declining outcomes. Restricted patient access to care. Rampant consolidation. Incessant physician payment cuts. Excessive prior authorization. Creeping scope-of-practice attacks.


Physicians Prepared for Market, Regulatory Changes at Business of Medicine Conference - 10/10/2023

Over 600 attendees at last weekend’s inaugural Business of Medicine Conference enjoyed a cohesive agenda and focused CME to help physicians untangle issues in health care delivery, insurance, and technology. The timely education was coupled with fresh opportunities to connect with colleagues. "We learned a lot. And there were a ton of TMA benefits we didn't realize."


Sections to Meet, Mix, and Work at Business of Medicine Conference - 09/25/2023

Don’t forget to register for the Business of Medicine Conference and RSVP for section activities that include resolution development for the TMA House of Delegates. Plus, join your section colleagues at the all-conference mixer and resolution-writing workshop. Read more.


Business of Medicine Conference Maximizes Practical Education – And Physician Connections - 08/14/2023

To navigate a complicated medical landscape with increasing challenges, the Texas Medical Association will host its first Business of Medicine Conference – formerly Fall Conference – Oct. 5-7, at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop.


Learn About Vendors, Enjoy Refreshments, and Make Connections at TexMed Expo Hall - 05/08/2023

After years of juggling competing schedules and commitments, physicians attending TexMed, to take place in Fort Worth May 19-20, will enjoy better opportunities for networking and fun, thanks to changes implemented by the Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees and staff.


Finding One Voice: Outgoing TMA President Gary Floyd, MD, United Texas Physicians - 05/01/2023

Corpus Christi pediatrician Gary Floyd, MD, has focused his TMA presidential term on bringing more than 57,000 member physicians and medical students under “one voice” and on hewing closely to the association’s long-standing principles.


Here’s Who’s Running for TMA Elected Office at TexMed - 04/28/2023

Electing the next generation of leaders is an important part of the Texas Medical Association House of Delegates. This year’s elections take place at TexMed on Saturday, May 20.


TexMed 2023 Presents Can’t-Miss CME – With New and Improved Schedule - 04/06/2023

Physicians at this year’s TexMed will have a rich selection of CME to attend, aided by improved scheduling.


TexMed Changes Give Physicians More Opportunities to Learn and Connect - 03/22/2023

Physicians attending this year’s TexMed conference will have more time to pursue education and networking opportunities, thanks to a new approach implemented by the Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees and staff.


Register for TexMed 2023: Navigating the Future of Medicine - 03/07/2023

Wondering what the future of medicine holds?Find out at TexMed, TMA’s largest annual conference, to be held this year May 19-20 at the Omni Fort Worth and Fort Worth Convention Center. TexMed is free for TMA members and includes access to more than 40 hours of CME, exciting networking opportunities, and valuable chances to connect with your peers in-person.


Developing Medicine’s Leaders: TMA Arms Physicians to Advance Medicine - 03/07/2023

The Texas Medical Association's Leadership College and its other leadership development programs help physicians develop the nonclinical skills necessary to pursue leadership positions in their practices, in their communities, and within organized medicine.


TexMed: Experience Organized Medicine for Yourself - 02/17/2023

When people ask me why I got into organized medicine in the first place, my answer is usually one filled with personal anecdotes and grand examples of all the great things the house of medicine has accomplished collectively through our county medical societies and TMA.


AMA President Commends TMA’s Advocacy on Medicare Pay, Prior Auth, Physician Wellness - 01/30/2023

In a rare and distinguished opportunity, the president of the American Medical Association paid a visit to the Texas Medical Association at its Winter Conference on Jan. 28, praising Texas physicians for their advocacy accomplishments in several key areas that align with AMA’s Recovery Plan for Physicians.


Winter Conference 2023 Will Prep You for Advocacy - 01/12/2023

In preparation for the 2023 legislative session, the Texas Medical Association’s Winter Conference this year will center around “One Voice: Advocating for Our Patients and Profession.” Registration is now open for the event, to take place Jan. 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Austin.


Behavioral Health, Suicide Prevention the Focus of TMA’s Next Distinguished Speaker Series - 11/15/2022

Join experts on Nov. 17 from noon to 1 pm to learn how to improve the behavioral health care systems that strengthen Texas communities and reduce suicide risk at the next Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by the Texas Medical Association and Texas Public Health Coalition (TPHC).


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.


TMA at AMA: Reflections - 06/22/2022

Little Elm internist John Flores, MD, TMA vice speaker and Texas delegate to the American Medical Association, takes a look back at the progress made at this year's Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. See Dr. Flores' reflections.


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.


Closing Keynote: The Future of Health Care Is Health Assurance - 05/02/2022

Imagine it’s 2030. The COVID-19 pandemic is a distant memory. Medications are delivered by drones. Broadband is a universal utility. And the health care industry has shifted from caring for sick patients to ensuring the health of all patients through consumer-friendly, data-centric preventive care, significantly narrowing health inequities in the process.


Build Your Inner Strength at ALLMED - 04/22/2022

One of the greatest gifts physicians and their spouses can share with each other and others is a sense of their own inner strength. Psychologist Robert J. Wicks, PsyD, will share his insights and best practices on that topic at the Texas Medical Association Alliance’s ALLMED Annual Conference keynote presentation on Friday, April 29.