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Student of the Year Award - 12/01/2020

At TexMed 1998, TMA-MSS established the Outstanding Student on the Year award.  This award is given annually to the Texas Medical Student exemplifying outstanding service to the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section. Any medical student (except current TMA-MSS Executive Council members) is eligible to receive this award.


RFS Executive Council - 11/12/2020

Resident and Fellow Section Executive Council


TMA-MSS Chapter Update: The University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School - 11/05/2020

The University of Texas Medical Branch's TMA-MSS has been working hard to engage medical students in outreach and advocacy efforts. Get the latest on their efforts thus far.


Medical Student Chapter Updates - 11/03/2020

The TMA-MSS will be posting chapter highlights on our Facebook page throughout the year.


Help Your Student Section Create TMA Policy - 10/23/2020

The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Resolutions Ad-Hoc Committee, a group of three to five students who review resolutions submitted for TexMed 2021, is 11:59 p.m. (CT) Nov. 1.


Dallas Physician Receives TMA’s Young at Heart Award - 10/06/2020

Dallas nephrologist Steven R. Hays, MD, is the 2020 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Young at Heart Award recipient. Doctors from the TMA Young Physician Section (YPS) announced the award during TMA’s House of Delegates meeting, held virtually last month.


Texas Medical Students Honor Lubbock Physician - 10/06/2020

Texas medical students recognized Lubbock pulmonologist Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, with the 2020 C. Frank Webber, MD, Award, for her commitment to mentoring medical students. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) Medical Student Section announced the award during TMA’s House of Delegates meeting, held virtually earlier this month.


TMA Honors Houston Physician, Medical Student - 10/05/2020

Texas physicians and medical students honored a Houston physician and a medical student for helping develop the people who practice medicine, and for helping the community. Family physician Khoa V. Pham, MD, received the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award, for his service to physicians-in-training, or medical residents. Natalie Topolski, a medical student at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), received the TMA Medical Student Section Student of the Year Award. The awards were announced during TMA’s House of Delegates meeting, held virtually earlier this month. 


TMA-MSS Chapter Update: The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School - 09/15/2020

Dell Medical School has had an active year. Read about what their outreach and advocacy efforts.


Board of Trustees - 09/15/2020

TMA Board of Trustees


TMA Names Paris Physician Distinguished Service Award Honoree - 09/14/2020

The  Texas Medical Association (TMA) presented its highest physician honor to someone who didn’t even start her health care career, more than 50 years ago, as a doctor. Josie R. Williams, MD, of Paris, Texas – who first was a registered nurse before becoming a successful Texas physician – became TMA’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient during a video presentation before the TMA House of Delegates virtual meeting on Saturday.


Wichita Falls Physician Reelected to TMA Leadership Position - 09/14/2020

Jed Grisel, MD, a Wichita Falls otolaryngologist in practice for 11 years, was reelected District 13 councilor on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Councilors.


Uvalde Physician Starts Serving in TMA Leadership Position - 09/14/2020

Sridhar Beeram, MD, a Uvalde oncologist and hematologist in practice for 14 years, was appointed to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Committee on Cancer.


Abilene-Area Physicians Renew TMA Leadership Service - 09/12/2020

Three Abilene-area physicians have begun new terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Amarillo Physician to Serve in TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Rodney B. Young, MD, an Amarillo family physician in practice for 20 years, was appointed chair of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Council on Socioeconomics and reappointed as consultant to the TMA Council on Medical Education.


Dozens of Austin-Area Physicians Start Serving in TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Twenty-seven Austin-area physicians have begun terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Beaumont Physician Reelected to TMA, AMA Leadership Roles - 09/12/2020

G. “Ray” Callas, MD, a Beaumont anesthesiologist, was reelected to serve Texas medicine at the state and national level. Physician leaders in the Texas Medical Association (TMA) House of Delegates policymaking body today ratified Dr. Callas’ reelection to serve on the TMA Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body, and as a representative of Texas doctors in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates. The TMA House of Delegates met virtually to verify the last of this year’s TMA elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meeting processes in 2020.


Corpus Christi Physicians Start New Terms in TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Six Corpus Christi physicians have begun terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dallas Pediatrician Elected Young Physician Rep to TMA’s Board of Trustees - 09/12/2020

Dallas adolescent medicine physician M. Brett Cooper, MD, has been elected to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, representing TMA’s Young Physician Section . TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body ratified Dr. Cooper’s election today during a virtual meeting to verify the last of this year’s TMA elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meeting processes in 2020.


Dallas-Area Physicians Start Serving in TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Eighteen Dallas-area physicians have begun terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


El Paso Physicians Start Serving in TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Seven El Paso physicians have begun terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Keller Physician Chosen for Third Term on TMA’s Board of Trustees - 09/12/2020

Gary W. Floyd, MD, a Keller pediatrician, was reelected to serve a third term on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body met virtually on Saturday to ratify the elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meeting processes. Physician leaders have used virtual meetings and special governance provisions this year to elect or appoint physicians and medical students to one or more of TMA’s 25 boards, councils, and committees.


Henrietta Physician to Serve in TMA Leadership Position - 09/12/2020

T. David Greer, MD, a Henrietta family physician in practice for 53 years, was appointed to serve as a consultant on the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Committee on Rural Health. Dr. Greer is a member of the Wichita County Medical Society.


Houston Neurologist Elected to TMA Board of Trustees - 09/12/2020

Kimberly Monday, MD, a Houston neurologist, was elected to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body ratified Dr. Monday’s election today during a virtual meeting to certify the last of this year’s TMA elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meeting processes in 2020.


Dozens of Houston-Area Physicians Begin TMA Leadership Positions - 09/12/2020

Thirty-nine Houston-area physicians have begun terms of service in Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions, while caring for patients and managing medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.