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Time Is Running Out to Apply for a TMAF Grant - 07/03/2019

Helping your community to be healthier couldn’t be easier. Just apply for a Texas Medical Association Foundation grant that can help fund an immunization clinic, health fair, smoking cessation program, and more. To apply for a grant, submit a letter of intent by July 15, and a completed application by July 31. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions the week of Sept. 16.


For Five Decades, Texas Physicians Have Helped Care for Physicians - 06/12/2019

Since 1961, the Texas Medical Association’s Physicians Benevolent Fund has provided assistance to Texas physicians and their families who have fallen on hard times because of poverty, sickness, disability, accident, or other circumstances. Beginning this year, the newly established PBF Wellness Fund is available for qualified physicians who cannot afford treatment for depression, substance-abuse disorders, or other impairments.


TMA Awards Minority Medical Student Scholarships, 2019 - 06/11/2019

Thirteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA awarded the scholarships to the students today in Dallas at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.


PBF Wellness Fund - 05/21/2019

The Physician Health and Rehabilitation (PHR) Assistance Fund was established in 1983. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to physicians who cannot afford treatment for depression, substance use disorders, or other potentially impairing conditions.


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.


TMA Grant Helps Austinites Prevent Whooping Cough - 04/10/2019

Austinites in a medically underserved area will receive vaccinations to prevent whooping cough and tetanus, thanks to a grant from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise – Immunize℠ program.


Apply For Grant Money for Community Health Initiatives - 04/04/2019

Apply now for a grant from the TMA Foundation that can help pay for initiatives such as a drive-through immunization clinic or community health fair. TMAF accepts applications from county medical societies and alliance and medical student chapters for community health improvement programs.


TMA Foundation Establishes Two New Scholarship Funds - 03/08/2019

The Texas Medical Association Foundation is pleased to announce two new scholarship funds established by Houston pathologist Roberto J. Bayardo, MD, in memory of his wife, Agniela (Annie).


TMA Grant Helps Elderly Lubbockites Prevent Pneumonia - 03/07/2019

Senior citizens in Lubbock will receive vaccinations to prevent pneumococcal pneumonia, thanks to a grant from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise – Immunize℠ program. TMA recently awarded a $2,200 grant to the Lubbock County Medical Society (CMS) Alliance to help provide the free vaccinations.


Your Gifts Will Help Keep Texans Healthy Throughout 2019 - 02/25/2019

Helping Texans increase their physical activity, protect themselves from serious diseases, and learn about how herbal and folk medical remedies are related to conventional prescribed medicines. What do these programs have in common? They are among the 2019 TMA initiatives made possible through Texas Medical Association Foundation grants.


TMA Grant Helps ASU Students Avoid Cancer - 02/20/2019

Angelo State University (ASU) students will receive cancer-preventing vaccinations this spring, thanks to a grant from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise – ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded a $2,500 grant to physicians in San Angelo to help provide the free vaccinations.


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.


Be Wise Grant Helps San Angelo Prevent Cancer - 02/05/2019

College students must make a lot of decisions for themselves. For students at Angelo State University (ASU) in San Angelo, the decision to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV)  came easier thanks to the Concho Valley County Medical Society and TMA’s Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program.


Dallas Nonprofit, El Paso Clinic Receive TMA Foundation Champion of Health Awards - 02/01/2019

The Texas Medical Association Foundation presented its 2019 John P. McGovern Champion of Health Awards to a Dallas nonprofit organization that promotes gardening, nutrition, and giving, and to an El Paso medical-student-run clinic that provides health care to underserved patients.


Low-Cost Counseling Available for Harvey Victims - 01/23/2019

It’s been almost 18 months since Hurricane Harvey battered the Texas coast, but its effects are still being felt, particularly in the mental health of people affected by the storm. Thanks to a grant from Rebuild Texas Fund, the Texas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is offering free or low-cost counseling services for storm victims.


Amarillo Physician, Austin Clinic Named Champions of Health - 12/03/2018

The Texas Medical Association Foundation presented its 2018 John P. McGovern Champion of Health Awards to an Amarillo clinic for uninsured people and an Austin clinic that works to prevent HIV infections.


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.


TMAF Adds Two New Board Members - 11/15/2018

The Texas Medical Association Foundation Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its fall meeting: Curtis Eric Grey, MD, an Athens family physician in practice for 15 years, and Debbie Pitts, a Tyler volunteer and past president of the TMA Alliance.


San Antonio Executive Rejoins TMA Foundation Board - 11/14/2018

The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) announces Craig Norman will return to service on the TMAF Board of Trustees this fall.


TMA Grants Help Fight Flu in Seven Texas Cities - 10/24/2018

People who might otherwise go without health care in seven communities across Texas will be protected from influenza, or flu, and other vaccine-preventable diseases, thanks to grants from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded more than $13,000 in grants to physicians, TMA Alliance (TMAA) volunteers, and medical student chapters to provide free flu shots to uninsured and underinsured Texans in their hometowns.


Win $5,000 For Your Community’s Champion of Health - 10/12/2018

Chances are, there’s an amazing program in your town or city that promotes healthy lives and healthy communities. You can help them do even more by nominating them for the 2019 Texas Medical Association Foundation John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award , and put them in the running for a $5,000 grant.


TMA to Give 3,500 Helmets to Kids This Month - 10/02/2018

Physicians and other volunteers in the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away more than 3,500 free bicycle helmets to Texas children in October.  


Athens Family Physician Joins TMA Foundation Board - 09/28/2018

Athens Family Physician Joins TMA Foundation Board Curtis Eric Grey, MD, an Athens family physician in practice for 15 years, begins service on the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Board of Trustees this week.


Tyler Volunteer Joins TMA Foundation Board - 09/27/2018

Debbie Pitts, a Tyler volunteer and past president of the Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA), begins service this week on the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Board of Trustees.


Help Your Colleagues Affected By Hurricane Florence Rebuild - 09/27/2018

Many Texas physicians found themselves in desperate financial need last year when flooding from Hurricane Harvey wiped out homes, businesses, and practices along the Gulf Coast. Now it’s Texas physicians’ turn to help their colleagues who have been affected by Hurricane Florence, which has caused severe flooding in parts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.