Texans Sweep to AMA Office

Texas physicians and medical students enjoyed outstanding success in leadership elections at the AMA House of Delegates. Taking home the blue ribbons were the following:   

  • Former TMA President Sue Bailey, MD, of Fort Worth, was unanimously reelected to her second one-year term as speaker of the AMA house.
  • Laura Faye Gephart, MD, a fellow at Baylor Scott & White in Temple and a resident member of the TMA Board of Trustees, was reelected to the resident position on the AMA Council on Medical Service.
  • Cynthia Jumper, MD, vice president of Health Policy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, was elected to the AMA Council on Medical Education.
  • Little Elm internist John Flores, MD, won a spot on the AMA Organized Medical Staff Section Governing Council.
  • Theresa Phan, a third-year student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock, was reelected vice speaker of the AMA Medical Student Section.
  • William Estes, a third-year student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, was elected a section alternate delegate to the AMA House of Delegates.
  • The new chair of the AMA Medical Student Section Region 3 is Robbie Good, a third-year student at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; and the Region 3 secretary/treasurer is Nazish Malik, a first-year student at Texas A&M.

Action, July 1, 2016

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October 11, 2016

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