Two Galveston physicians were appointed to leadership positions within the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA physicians and medical students who are appointed or elected to one of TMA’s 30 boards, councils, and committees are responsible for studying and recommending action on important issues affecting Texas patients and health care policy.
Thomas Kimbrough, MD, a general surgeon of 22 years, was appointed chair of TMA’s Committee on Professional Liability. The committee follows current trends, conducts educational campaigns, and works with TMA members to preserve medical liability reform.
Lois Killewich, MD, a vascular surgeon of 10 years, was reappointed to TMA’s Committee on Physician Health and Rehabilitation. The committee provides support and outreach directly related to the treatment and rehabilitation of physicians with impairments.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing nearly 46,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 120 component county medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.
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