TMA Alliance

Jenny Shepherd Says “I Do” to TMAA Presidency - 05/13/2024

The longtime medical advocate became the 107th Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) president at TexMed May 4.

All One Family: Alliance Presidents Share Passion for the Family of Medicine - 04/01/2024

TMA Alliance presidents share their passion for building and bonding the Family of Medicine

TMA Alliance Helps Launch New Chapter for Spouses Without Local Organization - 02/29/2024

Like the Lone Star Caucus, the newly formed Lone Star Alliance will serve medical societies across the state in non-metropolitan areas. Deadline for application is March 31. Read more.

TMA Alliance Installs Corpus Christi Community Leader as President - 02/14/2024

The Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) has installed Corpus Christi community leader Elizabeth Vanexan to serve as the group’s president for a one-year term.

Texas BookShare: The program puts a novel twist on promoting healthy living to youth - 02/14/2024

Since 2021, BookShare has aimed to place big ideas into little hands across Texas by providing funding for books and promoting community collaboration along the way. Today the program has grown to encompass seven counties across Texas and has given away more than 5,000 health-related books to children in Texas.

Smith County Podcast Sparks Alliance Connections - 10/30/2023

Smith County Medical Society Alliance members found an innovative and creative way to introduce new and current members to all the chapter has to offer and teach them how to advocate on behalf of the family of medicine.

All You Need to Do Is RSVP: Alliance Leader Opens Invitation to Medical Advocacy - 10/26/2023

TMA Alliance leader Jenny Shepherd’s open invitation to medical advocacy is an award-winning approach

All You Need to Do Is RSVP: TMA Alliance Leader's Open Invitation - 10/26/2023

TMA Alliance Leader Jenny Shepherd extends an open invitation to join medical advocacy.

Smith County Alliance Launches BookShare Program to Promote Healthy Living to Underserved - 06/26/2023

The Texas BookShare program is now in eight Lone Star State counties and has given away more than 2,000 health-related books to children across the state.

“We Are Your Support System”: TMA Alliance Installs Elizabeth Vanexan as President - 05/26/2023

Elizabeth Vanexan began her presidency of the Texas Medical Association Alliance by reminding TMA members and their loved ones that the Family of Medicine “is always connected” during a speech to TMA’s House of Delegates on May 20 at TexMed.

Personal Connections: TMAA President-Elect Strengthens Alliance Chapter Ties - 05/03/2023

TMAA President-Elect Elizabeth Vanexan aims to build closer relationships among alliance chapters.

Miles of Mentorship: Encouraging Medical Careers Early in Students' Education - 05/01/2023

Physicians, medical schools, medical students partner with their communities to encourage medical careers early in students’ education.

More Than 50 Medical Students’ Careers Aided by Harris County Alliance Scholarships - 05/01/2023

Scholarships make a big difference for medical students who struggle to make ends meet, says Lance McCoy, third-year medical student at the University of Houston’s Fertitta Family College of Medicine.

Texas House Recognizes TMA Alliance on First Tuesdays’ 20th Anniversary - 05/01/2023

 Texas House Recognizes TMA Alliance on First Tuesdays’ 20th Anniversary 

House Recognizes TMA Alliance on First Tuesdays’ 20th Anniversary - 03/10/2023

Clad in commemorative scarves honoring the 20th anniversary of First Tuesdays at the Capitol, Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) members stood tall among a sea of white coats as State Rep. Julie Johnson (D-Carrollton) recognized their dedication to medicine on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives on March 7.

A New Day: Incoming TMA Alliance President Aims to Expand Group’s Reach and Appeal - 05/20/2022

Lubbock's Libby White discuses her plans as incoming president of the Texas Medical Association Alliance, TMA’s massive volunteer force.

Wichita County Medical Alliance Creates Legacy at “Dr.’s Park” - 04/18/2022

Dr.’s Park in Wichita Falls has become not only a community resource but also a natural gathering place for family physicians, says Whitney Flack, the 2021-22 president of the Wichita County Medical Alliance.

Find Ways to Care for Your Personal Well-Being During Virtual Event - 03/15/2021

If you need to find ways to maintain yourself physically and emotionally, tune in to the latest edition of the Texas Medical Association Alliance’s (TMAA) Enrichment Series, scheduled for Thursday, March 18.  

TMA President to Share Her Inspirational Journey as a Physician Leader - 01/20/2021

If you’re interested in hearing one physician’s unique and inspiring story as a doctor, spouse, mother, and community leader, tune in to the Texas Medical Association Alliance’s (TMAA) first Enrichment Series Webinar of 2021, scheduled for noon to 1 pm (CT) Thursday, Jan. 21.

Free Webinar: Help TMA Pass Medicine-Friendly Laws - 11/17/2020

If you’re interested in learning about TMA’s top issues for the upcoming Texas legislative session, and how you can help, tune in to the TMA Alliance’s final enrichment webinar of 2020, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19.

Free Webinar: Understanding COVID-19 - 10/13/2020

If you’re interested in an update on the pandemic, including new testing options and vaccines on the horizon, tune into the Texas Medical Association Alliance (TMAA) webinar, COVID-19: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going?

Free Webinar: Understanding and Navigating Conflict - 09/15/2020

If you would like to learn skills and practices that will help you understand and manage conflict, tune in to a webinar presented by the Texas Medical Association Alliance at noon (CT) Thursday, Sept. 17.

Free Webinar: Your Psychology and Your Money - 08/18/2020

To help you understand how your psychology and behavior affect your finances, the Texas Medical Association Alliance will present a webinar from noon to 1 pm (CT) Thursday, Aug. 20.

Webinar Thursday to Address Coping With COVID-19 Stress - 06/17/2020

As part of a new series of online enrichment webinars, the Texas Medical Association Alliance is hosting a webinar featuring Valerie Smith, MD, on how to cope with uncertainty during COVID-19.

Join Discussion on Treating Opioid Addiction - 11/13/2019

To help you gain a better understanding of opioids, the Nueces County Medical Society (NCMS) Alliance is hosting a symposium on addiction, prevention, treatment, and recovery later this month.