Win $5,000 for Your Champion of Health!

Nominate a community outreach program in your neighborhood that promotes healthy lives and healthy communities.

The 2013 Texas Medical Association Foundation John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award focuses on exceptional projects that address urgent threats to the public's health and those projects that further the foundation's mission: "To help physicians create a healthier future for all Texans."

Established in 1995, the award recognizes local and statewide programs for their innovative and effective ways of reaching Texans.

Nov. 16 is the entry deadline. Winners will be notified in December and be honored at the TMA Winter Conference Feb. 2 in Austin.

For more information on this and all of the foundation's activities, click here or call (800) 880-1300, ext. 1664, or (512) 370-1664.

 Action, Oct. 1, 2012