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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.


Board of Trustees - 06/06/2022

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Schedule-at-a-Glance - 06/02/2022

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“Fight the Good Fight:” Fleeger Awarded TMA’s Highest Honor - 05/31/2022

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.


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

Links to Texas County Medical Societies


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.


TMA Women Physicians Section GroupMe - 05/16/2022

Join the TMA-WPS GroupMe! This is an opportunity for TMA woman physician section members to converse informally, collaborate, and exchange information.


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.


2022-2023 TMA Women Physician Section Executive Council Candidates - 05/04/2022

The 2020 Women Physicians Section Executive Council elections are scheduled to take place prior to the section's virtual meeting on Saturday, September 12. Nominations from the floor will be accepted during a brief, live virtual meeting on August 31 at 5:00 pm (CST). Please register by emailing wim@texmed.org. If you a


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.


AMA Honors TMA General Counsel “Rocky” Wilcox for “Unrivaled” Dedication to Medicine - 05/02/2022

For his substantial contributions to the medical profession, the American Medical Association awarded the Texas Medical Association’s general counsel, Donald P. Wilcox – “Rocky” as he’s known around TMA and the legal and legislative halls of Texas – with its Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award.


Amplified by AMA: Participation in AMA Can Improve Texas Medicine - 05/01/2022

The Texas Medical Association's impact on the national stage hinges in part on the activism of roughly three dozen TMA members who serve as representatives to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, the principal policymaking body of AMA.