Laredo Physician Reelected to TMA Leadership Role

June 25, 2013 



A Laredo physician has been reelected to a leadership position with 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.      

Luis M. Benavides, MD, a family physician for 32 years, was reelected to TMA’s Council on Legislation. The council develops and implements legislative policies at the state and national levels to improve medicine and patient care.  

Dr. Benavides is a member of the Webb-Zapata-Jim Hogg County Medical Society.

 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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