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Schedule-at-a-Glance - 09/23/2022

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Women Physicians Spotlight: Lindsay K. Botsford, MD - 09/04/2022

September is Women in Medicine Month. So how are leaders like Lindsay K. Botsford, MD, impacting medicine within organized medicine and within their practice settings? Here's what this TMA Women Physicians Section member has to say.


Section News: Fall Conference Section Activities - 08/29/2022

Save the date for the Texas Medical Association’s Fall Conference on Sept. 16-17, where section activities will include informative business meetings, educational programming, and a fun All-Sections Trivia Night Mixer on Friday from 9 to10 pm.


Generational Pull: Vivek Rao, MD, Has Passion for Medicine in His DNA - 08/15/2022

Odessa allergist Vivek Rao, MD, comes from a family of physicians and inherited their passion for organized medicine.


Ready To Boost Your Leadership Skills? - 08/03/2022

Apply now for the TMA Leadership College, which since 2011 has helped more than 250 physicians develop a deeper understanding of their potential and strengths as leaders. Applications for the class of 2022 are now open and due by June 25.


TMA Board of Trustees 2022 - 2023 - 07/13/2022

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“Fight the Good Fight:” Fleeger Awarded TMA’s Highest Honor - 06/29/2022

The Texas Medical Association bestowed its highest honor upon Austin colon and rectal surgeon David C. Fleeger, MD, for his confident leadership during difficult times and his longtime advocacy for medicine at the state and national levels.


Voice of Reason: TMA’s Board of Councilors Tackles Ethical Policymaking - 06/08/2022

Established in 1903, the Board of Councilors renders and updates opinions on matters of medical ethics, from abortion and medical use of cannabis to physician-assisted suicide and restrictive covenants, among other responsibilities.


Peaks From the Valley: E. Linda Villarreal, MD, Reflects on Her TMA Presidency - 05/20/2022

Edinburg internist E. Linda Villarreal, MD, says her term as Texas Medical Association President focused on innovation, collaboration, and conversation.


Natural-Born Healer: Incoming TMA President Gary Floyd, MD, Cares for His Profession - 05/20/2022

Throughout his 43-year career, Fort Worth pediatrician Gary Floyd, MD, has been an active participant in organized medicine; soon, he'll ascend his biggest platform yet as the Texas Medical Association's 157th president.


County Medical Societies - 05/20/2022

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Dallas Neurosurgeon Receives TMA Award - 05/16/2022

Dallas neurosurgeon Bradley Lega, MD, has received the 2022 J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians-in-training. The Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section recognized Dr. Lega during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Houston.


Keller Pediatrician Assumes TMA Presidency - 05/06/2022

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today installed Gary W. Floyd, MD, a Keller pediatrician, as its 157th president. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body installed Dr. Floyd during TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Houston this year.


Five Houston-Area Physicians Elected to Represent Texas at AMA - 05/06/2022

Five Houston-area physicians and one Galveston physician were elected to represent Texas doctors in the AMA House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body.


El Paso Physician Reelected to Represent Texas in AMA House of Delegates - 05/06/2022

El Paso internist Roxanne M. Tyroch, MD, was reelected to represent Texas doctors in the AMA House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body.


Austin Physician Reelected to Represent Texas at AMA - 05/06/2022

Austin ophthalmologist Michelle A. Berger, MD, was reelected as a delegate to represent Texas doctors in the AMA, the national organization’s policymaking body.


Tyler Physician Reelected to Represent Texas in AMA House of Delegates - 05/06/2022

Yasser F. Zeid, MD, a Tyler obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for 25 years, was reelected as an alternate delegate to represent Texas doctors in the American Medical Association House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body.


Beaumont Physician Reelected to Represent Texas at AMA - 05/05/2022

G. Ray Callas, MD, a Beaumont anesthesiologist, was reelected to represent Texas doctors in the American Medical Association House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body.


Five DFW Physicians Selected for TMA Leadership Positions - 05/05/2022

Five Dallas/Fort Worth physicians were selected to for TMA leadership positions. The TMA House of Delegates selected the physician leaders today during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, held in Houston this year.


Rio Grande Valley Physicians Renew TMA Leadership Roles - 05/05/2022

Three Rio Grande Valley physicians renewed Texas Medical Association (TMA) leadership positions.


Three Lubbock Physicians Selected for TMA Leadership Roles - 05/04/2022

Three Lubbock physicians-Jack C. DuBose, MD, Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, and E. Steve Robinson, MD-have been selected for Texas Medical Association leadership positions.


TMA Board Elects Beaumont, Houston, Austin Physician Leaders - 05/04/2022

TMA Board of Trustees has elected 2022-23 officers to lead the board. Members of the TMA governing body elected Beaumont anesthesiologist G. Ray Callas, MD, as chair; Houston ophthalmologist Keith A. Bourgeois, MD, as vice chair; and Austin ophthalmologist Michelle A. Berger, MD, as secretary/treasurer.


New Physician Leaders Elected to Top TMA Offices - 05/03/2022

Atop a long list of physicians elected to Texas Medical Association leadership positions, the TMA House of Delegates at TexMed 2022 elected Dallas cardiologist Richard W. “Rick” Snyder II, MD, as the association’s next president after Keller pediatrician Gary L. Floyd, MD, completes his 2022 term.


Midland-Odessa Physicians Assume TMA Leadership Positions - 05/02/2022

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) has selected two Midland-Odessa physicians for leadership roles. The TMA House of Delegates conducted elections Saturday during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, held in Houston this year.


Texas Medical Students Honor Houston Physician - 05/02/2022

Texas medical students recognized Houston emergency physician Arlo F. Weltge, MD, with the 2022 C. Frank Webber, MD, Award, for his commitment to mentoring medical students. The Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section presented the award to the physician during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Houston.