FAQs for New Physicians: Starting Your Career

Starting Your CareerFREE seminar for residents! 

Starting a new medical practice with the right people, processes, and structure is key to the success of any new practice. This informative seminar helps residents make critical decisions about getting started. 

Starting Your Career is a one-hour seminar conducted at your facility by TMA's practice management consultants.

WHERE: At your facility

WHEN: You choose the date

Don't miss out!  Schedule your Starting Your Career seminar today. 

Contact Practice Consulting at 800-523-8776 or e-mail  practice.consulting[at]texmed[dot]org to schedule a date.   

The program curriculum covers:

  • Practice Options
  • Legal Organization
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Licenses/Certificates/Liability Insurance
  • Personnel Management
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Vendors and Suppliers
  • Managed Care/Credentialing
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing 

Generous Donors

All costs for program development, on-site consultant time, and printing and mailing costs are supported by educational grants from the companies listed below that have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with TMA over the past few years.


Kreager Mitchell, PLLC  
(210) 829-7722
Fax: (210) 821-6672
7373 Broadway, Ste. 500
San Antonio, TX 78209

Kreager Mitchell, PLLC, attorneys understand the market demands faced by physicians and provide effective planning and advice on entity formation, the purchase of an existing medical practice, employment contracts, Stark compliance, and office leasing and financing. The firm also provides asset protection and estate planning for the physician.


Law Office of Hubert Bell, Jr., Michael Stern
(512) 469-9006
Fax: (512) 469-9008
1907 N. Lamar, Ste. 300
Austin, TX 78701

A full-service law firm that reviews and drafts employment contracts, assists with professional association and other group practice arrangements, and advises about health law, estate planning, and other legal matters. The firm has agreed to provide legal services to TMA members at reduced rates.



Comerica Bank
(512) 427-7117
300 West 6th Street, Ste. 2250
Austin, TX 78701

Comerica’s Healthcare Profession Group is dedicated to servicing the commercial and personal banking needs of independent doctors, doctor groups, and many others. By providing custom solutions for capital needs, we help fuel the growth and prosperity of today’s health care professionals.

Frost Bank
(512) 473-4779
401 Congress Avenue, Suite 1200
Austin, TX 78701

Specializing in servicing the needs of today’s healthcare professional - We offer our customers a full range of banking, investment and insurance products to help them better manage their money, grow their wealth and protect their assets.


*TMA Practice Consulting
(800) 523-8776
401 W. 15th St.
Austin, TX 78701 

TMA's Practice Consulting management services include new practice setups, on-site physician and staff training, operations assessments, coding and documentation reviews, billing and collections assessments, management and staff recruiting, embezzlement risk reviews, and custom services.



*Nationwide Credentialing, LLC, Tammy Luker
(817) 573-9800
2441 E. Hwy. 377, Ste. 105
Granbury, TX 76049 

Nationwide Credentialing, LLC is a physician-owned, physician-driven corporation that provides credentialing and contract management services to physicians. Our vision and the value of our content and service levels make Nationwide Credentialing the trusted resource for all credentialing and contract management needs.



*Texas Medical Liability Trust
(800) 580-8658
PO Box 160140
Austin, TX 78716-0140

Medical liability insurance trust for physicians and midlevel providers. Texas Medical Liability Trust is the only medical liability insurance carrier exclusively endorsed by TMA.


*Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust, James Prescott
(800) 880-8181
PO Box 1707
Austin, TX 78767-1707 

Health, term life, short/long-term disability, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, and pension/retirement plans.

* A Texas Medical Association Endorsed Company


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Last Updated On

January 21, 2020