Leadership

TMA Installs Austin Surgeon as President - 06/25/2019

DALLAS – The Texas Medical Association (TMA) installed Austin surgeon David C. Fleeger, MD, is its 154th president on Saturday. Dr. Fleeger assumed his new post at the TMA House of Delegates policymaking body at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, showcase, and expo.


Dallas Surgeon Posthumously Receives TMA’s Highest Honor - 06/25/2019

TMA bestowed the 2019 TMA Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Read posthumously at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Fort Worth Nurse-Philanthropist Installed as 102nd TMA Alliance President - 06/25/2019

The Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) has installed Lisa Queralt, a Fort Worth registered nurse and philanthropist, as its 102nd president. TMAA is the community service and advocacy arm of the Texas Medical Association (TMA), comprising physicians, and their spouses and partners.


Board of Trustees - 06/11/2019

TMA Board of Trustees


Darrouzet Named New CEO of Texas Medical Association - 06/04/2019

Michael J. Darrouzet, the long-time chief executive of the Dallas County Medical Society, will be the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) next executive vice president and chief executive officer, TMA Board of Trustees Chair E. Linda Villarreal, MD, announced today.


Dallas Surgeon Posthumously Receives TMA’s Highest Honor(1) - 06/04/2019

TMA bestowed the 2019 TMA Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Read posthumously at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Program Overview - 05/28/2019

Guidelines, application process, and costs for the TMA Leadership College.


Houston Physician Receives TMA Award - 05/22/2019

Houston radiologist Behrang Amini, MD, PhD, has received the J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians-in-training, or medical residents. The Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section (TMA-RFS) recognized Dr. Amini Saturday during TexMed, TMA’s annual meeting, in Dallas.


YPS 2019-2020 Executive Council - 05/22/2019

Young Physician Section Executive Council


Plano Physician Receives First TMA International Medical Graduate Award - 05/20/2019

The Texas Medical Association International Medical Graduate (TMA IMG) Section recognized Nick N. Shroff, MD, of Plano, with the inaugural IMG Section Outstanding Physician Award today for his commitment to improving the health of his community beyond his medical practice. The TMA IMG physicians presented the award during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Texas Medical Students Honor Fort Worth Family Physician - 05/20/2019

Texas medical students recognized Fort Worth family physician Linda M. Siy, MD, today with the 2019 C. Frank Webber, MD, Award, for her commitment to mentoring medical students. The Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) presented the award to the doctor during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas.


TMA Chooses Houston Physician for President-Elect - 05/20/2019

DALLAS – Houston emergency physician Diana L. Fite, MD, is elected the new president-elect of the Texas Medical Association (TMA). The TMA House of Delegates policymaking body today elected Dr. Fite to serve in this leadership role for one year, before she assumes the presidency. Delegates elected her during TexMed, the association’s annual conference.


Corpus Christi Businesswoman Elected TMA Alliance President-Elect - 05/20/2019

The Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) has elected Martha Vijjeswarapu, a Corpus Christi businesswoman, as its president-elect. TMAA is the community service and advocacy arm of the Texas Medical Association (TMA), comprising physicians and their spouses and partners.


Houston Emergency Physician Elected Speaker of TMA’s House of Delegates - 05/20/2019

Houston emergency physician Arlo F. Weltge, MD, was elected speaker of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body. Delegates elected him today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Waco Physician Elected Vice Speaker of TMA’s House of Delegates - 05/20/2019

Waco otolaryngologist Bradford W. Holland, MD, was elected vice speaker of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body. Delegates elected him today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Dallas Physician Reelected to TMA Board of Trustees - 05/20/2019

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, a Dallas internist, was reelected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. Physician leaders in TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body reelected Dr. Bornstein today at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Lubbock Physician Elected to TMA’s Board of Trustees - 05/20/2019

Lubbock pulmonologist Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, has been elected to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. The TMA House of Delegates policymaking body elected Dr. Jumper to a three-year term today during TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Dallas Resident Physician Joins TMA Board of Trustees(1) - 05/20/2019

Kayla Riggs, MD, a resident physician in internal medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, has been elected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body elected Dr. Riggs at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, today in Dallas.


Texas A&M Medical Student Joins TMA Board of Trustees(1) - 05/20/2019

Ankita Brahmaroutu, a medical student entering her fourth year at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, has been appointed to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. Ms. Brahmaroutu begins her one-year term representing the TMA Medical Student Section (TMA-MSS) on the board today at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas.


Austin Physician Named to TMA Ethics Panel - 05/20/2019

Jeffrey M. Apple, MD, an Austin vascular surgeon in practice for 18 years, was confirmed to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. Dr. Apple was confirmed as vice councilor for a three-year term. He will represent his Central Texas geographic region on the TMA ethics board.


Bryan Physician Renamed to TMA Ethics Panel - 05/20/2019

Alisa M. Berger, MD, a Bryan urologist in practice for 13 years, was reconfirmed to serve as vice councilor of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. TMA physicians reconfirmed Dr. Berger to represent District 12 in north central Texas for a new three-year term on the board.


Jacksonville Physician Named to TMA Ethics Board - 05/20/2019

Lucia L. Williams, MD, a Jacksonville obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for 31 years, was confirmed to serve as vice councilor of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. TMA physicians confirmed Dr. Williams to represent District 11 in northeast Texas for a three-year term on the board.


Longview Physician Renamed to TMA Ethics Panel - 05/20/2019

Louis J. Kirk III, MD, a Longview obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for 40 years, was reconfirmed to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. Dr. Kirk was reconfirmed for a new three-year term. He will represent his East Texas geographic region on the TMA ethics board.


Lubbock Physicians Named to TMA Ethics Panel - 05/20/2019

Two Lubbock physicians were confirmed to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. TMA physicians confirmed the doctors to serve a three-year term on the board, representing Region 3, their geographic region covering the upper Texas panhandle.


RGV Physicians Renamed to TMA Ethics Panel - 05/20/2019

Two Rio Grande Valley physicians were reconfirmed to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors, the organization’s ethical policymaking body. TMA physicians reconfirmed the doctors to serve a new three-year term on the board, representing Region 6, the geographic region covering the Rio Grande Valley.