Fort Worth Physician Elected to TMA’s Board of Trustees

May 3, 2014

Gary W. Floyd, MD, a Fort Worth pediatrician, was elected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees today. Dr. Floyd was elected at TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Fort Worth.

“I am humbled by the trust and confidence bestowed by the TMA House of Delegates who elected me to serve with the other members on the board,” said Dr. Floyd. “I look forward to serving with this incredible team. I am and always will be an advocate for patients and physicians.”

Throughout his 35-year medical career, Dr. Floyd has been active in organized medicine. He has chaired TMA’s Council on Legislation and been a member of the Council on Constitution and Bylaws. Currently, Dr. Floyd is a TMA alternate delegate to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates and a district chair for TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee. 

He is past president of the Tarrant County Medical Society and the Texas Pediatric Society, and District VII vice chair of the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Floyd is executive vice president of government and alumni affairs for JPS Health Network in Fort Worth. He graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch and completed his residency at Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma, The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. 

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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