Galveston Physician Takes TMA Leadership Role

June 14, 2013 



Galvestonian John J. Fraser Jr. MD, JD, MPH, a pediatric emergency physician, was reappointed to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Committee on Professional Liability. Dr. Fraser has been on the committee since 2010.  

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. The Committee on Professional Liability follows current trends, conducts educational campaigns, and works with TMA members to preserve medical liability reform.  

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 47,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 112 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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