• TMA Leadership

    • Houston Cardiologist Becomes TMA’s 150th President

      The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today installed A. Tomas Garcia III, MD, as its 150th president. Dr. Garcia has dedicated more than 30 years to leadership in organized medicine. He has been chair of the TMA Board of Trustees; chair of TMA’s Committee on Cardiovascular Diseases; and president of the TMA Foundation, the association’s philanthropic arm. In addition, he has been a member of TMA’s House of Delegates since 1995 and a district chair of TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee. 
  • TMA Leadership Team Fights for Your Patients

    • Biography of TMA President A. Tomas Garcia III, MD
      On the national level, Dr. Garcia has served on the delegation to the American Medical Association since 1998. He also served on the AMA Special Advisory Group Extraordinaire in 2002.
    • TMA Leadership Through the Ages
      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.
    • The TMA Leadership College
      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.