TMA Foundation

Get Your Tickets or Table Now for the 2022 TMAF Gala - 11/22/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s 29th annual gala, Crossroads of Culture – Houston: The Most Diverse City in the U.S., is scheduled with safety in mind for Friday, April 29, 2022, from 6:30 to 10:30 pm, during TexMed 2022 in Houston. The gala will feature entertainment, food, and auctions that reflect the diversity Houstonians enjoy every day.


TMA Awards Scholarships to 15 Minority Medical Students, 2021 - 11/08/2021

Fifteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). Physicians selected the students for their academic achievement, commitment to community service, and desire to care for Texas’ increasingly diverse population. TMA announced the winners Friday during TexMed, the association’s annual conference, held virtually.


Get to Know the 2022 TMAF Gala Co-Chairs - 10/27/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMA) annual gala fundraiser helps make TMA’s population health, science, and quality-of-care programs possible. And it’s a direct way for TMA members and their families to participate in the numerous initiatives around the state that have provided free health screenings to medically disadvantaged Texans, vaccinated underserved individuals, educated students with science-based learning materials, and more.


Save the Date: TMA Foundation Annual Gala - 10/27/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) 29th annual gala is scheduled – with safety in mind – for Friday, April 29, 2022, from 6:30 to 10:30 pm, during TexMed 2022 at the Hilton Americas in Houston.


A Healthy Education: Med Students Promote Vaccines, Education Across Texas - 10/04/2021

Medical students win grants to promote vaccines, education across Texas.


Opportunity in Adversity: TMA Foundation 2020 Annual Report - 08/02/2021

Thanks to Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) donors, volunteers, and community collaborators, along with TMA and TMA Alliance members, the foundation in 2020 seized opportunities to improve health while COVID-19 presented challenge after challenge.


Solid Foundation: Michael E. Speer, MD, Leads TMA Foundation - 08/02/2021

Houston neonatologist Michael E. Speer, MD, will be leading the Texas Medical Association Foundation for the next two years with plenty of experience under his belt.


TMA Foundation “Critically Important” to Improving Texans’ Health, New President Says - 07/06/2021

You may not find it surprising that Houston neonatologist Michael E. Speer will serve as the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s newly elected president.


TMA Awards Minority Medical Student Scholarships, 2019 - 05/17/2021

Thirteen minority students entering Texas medical schools this fall each will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA awarded the scholarships to the students today in Dallas at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.


TMAF Gala: Virtually All of the Fun From Previous Events - 04/26/2021

Although the TMA Foundation’s annual gala will take place as a virtual event this year, it will still feature much of the fun and excitement as the in-person events from years past. The gala is set for 7 to 8:15 pm (CT) Friday, May 14, during TexMed 2021, TMA’s annual meeting. A preshow is scheduled from 6:30 to 7 pm.   


TMAF Gala: Virtually All of the Fun From Previous Events - 03/23/2021

Although the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF) annual gala will take place as a virtual event this year, it will still feature much of the same fun and excitement as the in-person events from years past.


Be A Part of the Celebration: TMA Foundation Gala to Honor Physician Superheroes - 03/18/2021

The Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) is pleased to announce that TMA past president and current American Medical Association President Sue Rudd Bailey, MD, will serve as honorary chair of the foundation’s virtual gala, Superheroes: Meeting the Challenge, which is scheduled for Friday, May 14 during TexMed 2021, TMA’s annual meeting.


DFW, Galveston Health Programs Receive TMA Foundation Health Awards - 02/02/2021

Thousands of underserved Texans in Dallas/Fort Worth and Galveston will have access to health care, locally grown food, and COVID-19 testing thanks to the three special health care nonprofits presented the Texas Medical Association Foundation’s (TMAF’s) John P. McGovern Champion of Health Awards for 2021. TMAF presented the awards to the honorees on Saturday at the TMA Winter Conference, held virtually from Austin.


TMA Foundation Distributes Grants to Help Improve Underserved Texans’ Health - 01/27/2021

Uninsured and underserved Texans across four metro areas will receive medical assistance thanks to $13,000 in Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) grant funding awarded to up-and-coming physicians and local medical societies for health-focused initiatives.


Medicine’s Superheroes to be Celebrated During TMA Foundation’s First Virtual Gala - 01/11/2021

Medicine’s trusted leadership has truly shined during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a celebration of that leadership will be the focus of Texas Medical Association Foundation’s 2021 gala, Superheroes: Meeting the Challenge. The gala is set for May 14 during TMA’s annual meeting, TexMed 2021, in Austin.


Know Outstanding Science Teachers? Nominate Them for a TMA Award - 11/23/2020

If you know an outstanding educator, nominate him or her for the Texas Medical Association’s Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching.


TMA Grants Will Help Texans Fight Flu - 09/24/2020

While Texans try to avoid COVID-19 this fall and winter, they have a weapon to protect them from influenza: a flu shot. Uninsured and underinsured people in 11 Texas communities will be able to get an influenza, or flu, vaccination, thanks to grants totaling nearly $25,000 from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise – ImmunizeSM program. 


TMA Foundation Is Calling All Health Champions - 07/29/2020

Texas Medical Association Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2021 John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award, which recognizes exceptional local and statewide programs that address urgent threats to the public’s health or that promote healthy lives and healthy communities.


TMA Foundation Adds Trustees, Elects Officer - 07/15/2020

Two physicians and a medical student have joined the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) Board of Trustees, and the Board has selected a new officer. The new trustees and officer began serving this summer for TMAF, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Medical Association.


TMA Grant to Help Combat Hepatitis in Fort Worth - 02/18/2020

Underserved patients at two Fort Worth clinics will receive testing and treatment for hepatitis B thanks to a grant from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program.


Four Texas Communities Receive Vaccination Grants - 02/18/2020

Four communities across Texas will receive disease-preventing and potentially life-saving vaccinations, thanks to Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise —ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded $7,600 in grants to physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance (TMAA) chapters (comprising physician volunteers and their spouses), to provide free and low-cost vaccinations to uninsured and underinsured Texans in their hometowns. 


TMA Grant to Help Vaccinate El Pasoans for Free - 02/18/2020

Children and adults in two Texas communities, El Paso and Houston, will receive disease-preventing and potentially life-saving vaccinations, thanks to special grants from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise —ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded $3,300 in grants to TMA chapters at two of the state’s medical schools to provide free vaccinations to uninsured and underinsured Texans in their hometowns.


TMA Grant to Help Vaccinate Houstonians for Free - 02/18/2020

Children and adults in two Texas communities, Houston and El Paso, will receive disease-preventing and potentially life-saving vaccinations, thanks to special grants from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise —ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded $3,300 in grants to TMA chapters at two of the state’s medical schools to provide free vaccinations to uninsured and underinsured Texans in their hometowns.


TMA Grant to Help San Antonians Fight Flu - 02/18/2020

Underserved patients at various San Antonio clinics will receive influenza vaccines thanks to a grant from the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program. TMA recently awarded the TMA Chapter at UT Health San Antonio’s Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine the funds to provide 150 free flu shots for patients at five student-run clinics. Vaccines will be given weekly through the end of January.


Eight Texas Communities Receive Vaccination Grants - 02/18/2020

Eight communities across Texas will receive disease-preventing and potentially life-saving vaccinations, thanks to Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise —ImmunizeSM program.  The program awarded grants totaling nearly $18,000 to physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance chapters (comprising physicians and physicians’ spouses), who often partner with other local organizations to provide free and low-cost vaccinations to uninsured and underinsured Texans.