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ICTC, TMA's BWI Team Up to Vaccinate Kids for School - 04/26/2018

The Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County (ICTC) and Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program join to provide vaccinations to prepare Tarrant County children for school and prevent harmful and potentially deadly diseases. ICTC also provides meningococcal vaccination for college students and limited adult vaccinations. 


Academic Physicians: Reward Yourself - 07/20/2017

Have you been working hard teaching for the past three to five years? TMA thinks it’s time to reward yourself. If you are a physician who has taught medical students, residents, or fellows for at least the past three years and you were a TMA member during that time, TMA encourages you to apply for new awards created for doctors like you.


Texas Suffers in GME Redistribution - 06/22/2016

Texas was one of the biggest losers in the federal government's August 2011 redistribution of unused graduate medical education positions eligible for Medicare GME funding, a TMA analysis found. The state lost 50.08 direct graduate medical education slots and 39.8 indirect medical education positions from 21 hospitals.


Dr. Ladon Homer Testifies Why Texas Needs More Physicians - 06/22/2016

Texas has a shortage of physicians, especially primary care physicians and specialists. We need more geriatricians to treat our seniors, more pediatric specialists to treat our sickest children, more endocrinologists to treat diabetes, more surgeons and emergency room physicians at our hospitals, more dermatologists to detect skin cancer, and more adult and child psychiatrists to treat mental health needs, to name only a few.


Grayson Co. Hospital Receives Vaccination Grant - 05/06/2016

Heritage Park Surgical Hospital in Sherman was awarded a $2,000 grant from Texas Medical Association’s Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to provide bacterial pneumonia vaccinations to Grayson County residents.


Portland Clinic Wins Grant to Vaccinate Against Whooping Cough - 05/06/2016

Physicians from Medical Arts Clinic in Portland received a $2,000 grant from Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise-ImmunizeSMLocal Grants Program for vaccine to protect Coastal Bend residents from pertussis.


Nueces County Medical Society Alliance Receives Vaccination Grant - 05/06/2016

The Nueces CMS Alliance received a $2,000 grant from Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to vaccinate students entering Del Mar College in Corpus Christi in August. The alliance will provide the vaccinations in conjunction with the South Texas Family Planning Clinic and Health Corporation.


Smith CMS Alliance Receives Grant For Free Flu Shots - 05/06/2016

The Smith County Medical Society Alliance(SCMSA) has received a $2,000 grant from the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to provide free flu vaccinations to Tyler Day Nursery students and their parents and/or caregivers, plus staff, this fall. This is the first time free vaccinations will be given at the nursery.


Stephen F. Austin University Receives Grant For Free Flu Shots - 05/06/2016

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Student Health Services has received a $1,992 grant from the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to provide free flu vaccinations to students this fall.