County Medical Society Playbook: Your Guide to Running a Strong Society (PDF) Individual Chapters:I. County Medical Society Function and RequirementsII. Resources for County Medical Societies III. County Medical Society FinancesIV. Membership Application InformationV. Membership Dues VI. Applications
TMA GovernanceTMA Constitution and Bylaws TMA House of Delegates (PDF)How to Write a Resolution (PDF)What's Our Policy?TMA Organizational ChartTMA Board, Council and Committee ChairsChair Manual (PDF)TMA Staff ContactsTop Ten Recruitment & Retention StrategiesTMA Demographic PolicyIncorporation and Tax-Exempt Status for County Medical SocietiesLobbying and Political Activities of Nonprofit Organizations
Office of the General Counsel:CMS Memo Re: Hearings Procedure Manual, TMA Model CMS Bylaws, and Current Opinions of the TMA Board of CouncilorsHearings Procedure ManualTMA Board of Councilors Current OpinionsTMA Model Bylaws for County Medical Societies Incorporation and Tax-Exempt Status for County Medical Societies
Report Your Officers and Delegates to TMA's HOD:County Officer and Delegate Reporting Form
Reports and Information:
TMA Slides on Personas and Engagement Scoring
Nominate Physicians for TMA Boards, Councils, and Committees: Call for BCC Nominations letterNomination Form
TMA House of Delegates (Policy and Your Role): TMA House of Delegates (PDF) Understanding action reports, resolutions, and how the house functions Visual graphic of voting positions in the House of Delegates The Speakers' New Member Orientation Presentation
Graphic Design and Marketing: What Makes a Good LogoHow To Design a LogoWhy Logo Design Is Not $5.00Logo Design Process TMA Printing and Mailing Services (PDF)TMA Marketing Presentation for CMS
Running Successful Meetings:How to Have a Successful MeetingHow to Run a Successful Meeting (video)Leadership Guidance (PDF)TMA's Leadership College TMA Ambassador Program - Free CME from TMA for your county medical society meeting or event. Schedule a presentation for your county medical society.
Utilizing Your Website:An empty or outdated website is a missed opportunity to promote your county medical society. TMA recommends always including:
A Welcome statement Calendar of events Current officers and contact informationExecutive staff contact information (including both a phone number and email address) A link to the TMA websiteA link to join TMA A link to TMA's Find a Physician
TMA can help post this content on your county medical society website; just send us your information! Contact Trent Wycoff at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1442 or trent.wycoff[at]texmed[dot]org.
June 04, 2019
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
Physicians checked off major accomplishments during the 2019 session of the Texas Legislature, including finally convincing lawmakers that raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21 was the right thing for the state’s present and future. Medicine also scored improvements in insurance network adequacy to help with surprise medical bills. And the 2020-21 budget includes a number of vital funding increases. Plus ... read about a Texas physician's role in space race medicine as this summer marks the 50th anniversary of the first time humans set foot on the moon. Read the Latest Issue