East Texas Physicians to Represent Texas at AMA

April 30, 2016  

Two East Texas physicians were elected today to represent Texas doctors in the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body. The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) House of Delegates elected the physician leaders in Dallas during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.  

Asa C. Lockhart, MD, a Tyler anesthesiologist in practice for 39 years, was reelected to serve as a delegate. He is a member of the Smith County Medical Society (CMS).

Jerry D. McLaughlin II, MD, a Longview obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for 20 years, was elected to serve as an alternate delegate. He is a member of the Gregg-Upshur CMS.

As part of the TMA state delegation to AMA, these physicians help make policy recommendations to the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 49,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 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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Contact:  Brent Annear (512) 370-1381; Cell: (512) 656-7320; e-mail: brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org

                 Marcus Cooper (512) 370-1382 Cell: (512) 650-5336; e-mail: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org

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