May 3, 2014
Dan K. McCoy,
MD, a Dallas dermatologist, was reelected
today to serve on the Texas Medical Association
(TMA) Board of Trustees. He was elected at TexMed, the association’s
annual conference in Fort Worth.
“I am honored to
serve on the TMA Board of Trustees and will continue to work every day to take
care of the profession it represents,” said Dr. McCoy. “I am committed to
spending the time, energy, and effort to serve and to represent Texas
physicians on issues that are important to our practices, our patients, and our
Dr. McCoy has taken leadership roles in organized medicine for 12 years. He
chaired the TMA Council on Legislation from 2009-2011 and TEXPAC, TMA’s political advocacy arm, from 2002-2005. He also has been a member of numerous TMA committees, including the TEXPAC
committees on candidate evaluation and membership and marketing and the TMA
committees on rural health, finance, and compensation. Dr. McCoy currently is a TMA delegate
to the American Medical Association. Outside of TMA, he
served as president of the Texas Dermatological Society and was instrumental in developing a dermatology residency program for
Baylor University Medical Center, where he serves as associate director.
Dr. McCoy is Vice President and
Chief Medical Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, and was appointed
by Gov. Rick Perry to serve on the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
He is a 1993 graduate of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in
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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