Good health is priceless. That’s why your charitable gifts to TMA Foundation are so valuable. In 2018, your donations funded initiatives that brought needed health services and education to 100,000+ Texans in 2018.
Susan Pike, MDPresident, TMA Foundation
TMAF grants ensure physician, alliance, and medical student members have the tools and resources needed to collaborate and improve the health of their communities.
Nearly 1,700 TMA and TMA Alliance members volunteered to plan and carry out programs funded by TMA Foundation.
TMAF granted $622,413 in 2018
Christina Fenrich, Travis County Medical Alliance president-elect, chaired this December 2018 Hard Hats for Little Heads Event in Austin that provided bike helmets and safety instruction to more than 125 children. Mrs. Fenrich is just one of the thousands of volunteers that made a difference in the health of their communities in 2018.
The health needs of Texans are met when we combine resources and share expertise.
TMAF-funded initiatives provide Texans needed health services and evidenced-based health education.
»University of Health Forums
»HPV Social Media Campaign
»History of Medicine Traveling Exhibits
»“Call Your Doctor First”
»Texas Two-Step: How to Save a Life CPR Training Event
More Texas medical students will be empowered thanks to a generous gift from Roberto J. Bayardo, MD, Houston, that established the TMAF Medical Student Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund of Dr. Roberto J. and Agniela (Annie) Bayardo.
The new fund matches scholarships provided by TMA county medical societies and supports grants awarded to TMA medical student chapters for community outreach and health improvement initiatives..
A TMAF survey of six large state medical association foundations revealed that TMA is the only association whose foundation supports its statewide community health improvement initiatives, and whose members, joined by TMAA members and community groups, volunteer on a large scale to “improve the health of all Texans” in this way..
$11,000 in grants supporting four TMA Medical Student Section Chapter health initiatives was presented by TMAF President Leslie H. Secrest, MD, at the TMA Fall Conference in September. These grants were made possible by the TMAF Medical Student Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund of Dr. Roberto J. and Agniela (Annie) Bayardo.
Alan Keister, MD, Amarillo, accepts the top 2018 TMA Foundation John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award at the 2018 TMA Winter Conference.
2018 New and upgraded TMAF Major Donors were recognized at the TMA Winter Conference in Austin: (l to r) Dr. Bernard and Mrs. Kathy Swift; Mr. Morris Overstreet and Carla F. Ortique, MD; Diana Fite, MD; Michael E. Speer, MD; and Mrs. Martha and Dr. Daniel Vijjeswarapu. Dr. Swift, CEO, Texas MedClinic, also was recognized for the company’s 10 years of supporting the work of TMAF with the Red Ribbon Corporate Leadership Circle Award.
TMAF 2017-2019 President, Leslie Secrest, MD (center) joined 2018 Gala co-chairs, Dr. Jayesh and Mrs. Neha Shah (left) and Dr. Sheldon and Mrs. Georgiana Gross (right), in welcoming guests to the 2018 Gala.
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