Anson Jones, MD, Awards

Journalism Contest Recognizes Physician and Medical Student Work - 01/06/2020

Do you moonlight as a medical reporter? Maybe you write a blog or a column for your local newspaper or magazine. Or perhaps you host a health-focused segment on a local TV or radio station. If so, enter your work in the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards contest.


Nominate Health Reporting that Impacted Medicine - 12/17/2019

As you look back at medicine and health care in 2019, take a minute to consider local journalists who helped the public understand a health issue and nominate them for the Texas Medical Association's Anson Jones, MD, Award. Three of last year’s award winners were nominated by a TMA physician or county medical society.


Anson Jones Awards: How to Enter - 12/09/2019

TMA is looking for the best health and medical news stories of 2012. Journalists and physician journalists, it’s time to submit your top stories for the 2013 TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards. For the first time, TMA will recognize a Texas Health Journalist of the Year for an outstanding body of work


Honoring Journalism’s Impact on Health Care in Texas - 10/30/2019

The Texas Medical Association's Anson Jones, MD,  Awards recognize outstanding health reporting for Texas print, television, radio, online, and physician journalists. TMA’s Council on Health Promotion oversees the awards, and TMA physician members present the awards to journalists in their newsrooms.


Nominate a Local Journalist - 01/22/2019

For the first time, members of the TMA family can nominate local journalists for the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards, which recognize excellence in health journalism in Texas. So if you read, see, or hear a great health-related story, let us know.


Last Call: Nominate Outstanding Health News - 01/09/2019

Tomorrow (Jan. 10) is your last chance to let the Texas Medical Association know which health and medical news stories from 2018 are worthy of TMA’s Anson Jones, MD, Awards.


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.


Physician, Med Student Journalists: Enter TMA Journalism Contest - 12/03/2018

Did you or a colleague publish a health care article or blog? Enter your work today in TMA's journalism competition, the Anson Jones awards. Any news story published or broadcast in 2018 in Texas is eligible. TMA will accept entries until noon on Jan. 10, 2019.


TMA Honors Health News Reporting - 11/26/2018

Since 1957, TMA has honored outstanding health reporting by Texas print, television, radio, online, and physician journalists with its Anson Jones, MD, Awards. In 2018, Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje of the San Antonio Express-News was named Texas Health Reporter of the Year for a package of stories that touched on the opioid crisis and the effects of the Texas Legislature’s defunding of Planned Parenthood on women’s health.


2018 Texas Health Journalist of the Year - 10/04/2018

TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner  


Wanted: Your Best Local Health News of 2016 - 04/20/2018

TMA's Anson Jones, MD, Awards will celebrate 60 years of honoring outstanding health journalism in 2017. Help TMA make the anniversary memorable by nominating outstanding stories from your local media that have caught your attention this year.


Searching for the Top Health News of 2014 - 04/20/2018

The TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards honor outstanding health journalism, and we need your help to find the best stories of 2014. If you've seen, heard, or read an article that caught your attention, nominate it for an award.


Looking for the Top Health News of 2015 - 04/20/2018

Help TMA find the best Texas health news coverage of 2015. The TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards honor outstanding health and medical journalism, and TMA needs your help to identify the best. If you’ve seen, heard, or read a health news report that caught your attention, nominate it for an award.


2017 Texas Health Journalist of the Year - 03/20/2018

TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner: Texas Public Radio


Spot a Winner: Nominate Great Reporting for an Anson Jones Award - 01/04/2018

If you’ve read, watched, or heard a great health news story by a local journalist, nominate it for the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards, which recognize excellence in health reporting in the Lone Star State.


Physician, Med Student Journalists: Enter TMA Contest - 12/16/2017

Do you moonlight as a medical reporter? Maybe you write a medical column or articles for your local newspaper or magazine. Or perhaps you host a health-focused segment on a local TV or radio station. If so, get recognized for your work in the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards contest.


Give Kudos to Local Health Reporting - 11/01/2017

If you've read, watched, or heard a great health news story by a Texas journalist, nominate that person for the annual TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards.


Give a High Five to Outstanding Health Reporting - 10/27/2017

The measles outbreak, new vaping legislation, a state Ebola action plan, the death of the SGR: These are just a few of the health stories that have made headlines in 2015. If a medical story in your hometown has caught your attention, nominate it for the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards for excellence in health reporting.


Recognize a Local Journalist's Excellence in Health Reporting - 10/27/2017

If you read or hear a great health news story, nominate the reporter for one of TMA's Anson Jones, MD, Awards, which recognize excellence in health journalism in Texas. TMA has honored Texas journalists for excellence in reporting for more than 50 years.


2017 Physician Excellence in Reporting Category - 09/20/2017

2017 Physician Excellence in Reporting Category - Sidney C. Roberts, MD.


TMA Honors Outstanding Health Reporting - 08/09/2017

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) announced winning journalists across the state in the 2017 TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards for excellence in health and medical news reporting during 2016 (see winner list below). TMA member physicians presented the awards to journalists in their newsrooms throughout the spring and summer on this, the 60th anniversary of the competition.


2017 In-Depth Radio Winner - 08/09/2017

TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner: Texas Public Radio


2017 In-Depth Print Winner - 08/09/2017

 TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner: D Magazine


2017 Small-Circulation Print Honorable Mentions - 08/09/2017

TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner: 2017 Small-Circulation Print Honorable Mention


2017 Online/Mixed Media Package Winner - 08/07/2017

TMA Anson Jones, MD, Award Winner: WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth