Partners In Health
Physicians' Foundation for Health Systems Excellence
(PFHSE) provides grants to nonprofit organizations for
projects that enhance the capacity of practicing physicians
to provide excellent care for their patients. Priority will
be given to projects that focus on replicable strategies
for small and solo practices while moving the profession
forward in its pursuit of timely, personal, and
well-informed patient care. For more information on the
foundation or on how to apply for funding, visit the
foundation's Web site,
American Medical Association
See what your
national medical association
is doing for physicians and their patients.
County Medical Societies
Find links to Texas county medical society Web sites as well as CMS
officers in a Word document and PDF.
The various state specialty societies in the House of Medicine
represent the interests of their members, provide education and
advocacy for physicians and allied health professionals, and
promote high quality, cost-effective care for all patients.
The Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee (TEXPAC)
is the political arm of TMA. It's the largest bipartisan
political action committee in the state and ranks first in size
among other state medical association PACs. If you haven't
joined TEXPAC its not too late to get involved.
The TMA Alliance is working with the physician members of TMA to
educate Texans on the fact that immunizations are an important,
safe, and effective tool in the effort to curb disease through the
Be Wise -Immunize
program. Be Wise is funded by a grant from the TMA Foundation.
Alliance members also are playing an important role in local and
state elections and in this year's session of the Texas Legislature
through grassroots efforts to educate lawmakers on the need to pass
legislation that helps physicians maintain their patients'
The TMA Foundation was created with a mission "to fund initiatives
with the power to help physicians create a healthier future for all
Texans." These initiatives focus on TMA's public health and science
priorities: health promotion and disease prevention; targeted
public health issues; science-based clinical decision making;
public health advocacy and resources; scientific information; and
border health. They are based on physician expertise and medical
science, and encourage effective public-private partnerships.
TMA Insurance Trust (TMAIT)
Life, health, group, disability, dental insurance for TMA
Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality
TMF Health Quality Institute (TMF), formerly
Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit
consulting company focused on promoting quality health and health
care through contracts with federal, state and local governments,
as well as private organizations. TMF partners with health care
providers in a variety of settings to ensure that every person
receives the appropriate care, every time.
Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT)
Professional liability insurance for TMA members only.