TMA Leadership

  • Edinburg Physician Becomes TMA President

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    The Texas Medical Association (TMA) installed Edinburg gastroenterologist Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, as its 152nd president. He took office in a ceremony before TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Houston. He will lead America’s largest state medical society for one year.

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  • New Leaders Take the Helm at TMA

    Just minutes before Edinburg gastroenterologist Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, was installed as TMA’s 152nd president, the association’s House of Delegates elected numerous new officers, trustees, and representatives to the American Medical Association House of Delegates.

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    TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state. 

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • TMA Leadership Articles

    TMA Leadership Throughout the Ages

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    TMA’s History of Medicine Committee presents an online exhibit featuring portraits and short biographical sketches of all TMA presidents beginning with the organization of the State Medical Association of Texas in 1853. Read the biographies in the notes section below each slide. And, check out the page of interesting facts about TMA presidents. This online exhibit is a work in progress; we will add more biographies during the year.

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  • TMA Leadership College

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    The TMA Leadership College (TMALC) was established in 2010 as part of TMA's effort to ensure strong and sustainable physician leadership with organized medicine. TMALC graduates serve as thought leaders who can close the divide among clinicians and health care policymakers, and as trusted leaders within their local communities.


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  • Dallas Physician Wins TMA's Highest Honor


    Robert T. Gunby Jr., MD, a Dallas physician has been honored with the 2017 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Distinguished Service Award. He received TMA’s top honor during TexMed 2017, the association’s annual conference in Houston. TMA’s Board of Councilors ethics body selected him for the award.


    Distinguished Service Award Recipient  
  • America's Best Medical Society

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    Rock-solid support among TMA faithful isn't uncommon. Indeed, frustrated by changes in health care, many Texas doctors and their office staffs view the organization as a white-hatted cowboy battling valiantly on their behalf.


    Take a Look at Why TMA is So Dang Good