Academic Medicine Accomplished Success in 2017

Here's how Texas medicine succeeds when TMA physicians, residents, medical students, county medical societies, and alliance members work and join forces together.

Academic Wins

  • Lawmakers added $44 million for graduate medical education (GME) expansion grants, and increased GME formula funding by $4.3 million. 
  • Mental health gains include $460 million for replacement or repair of state hospitals or other inpatient mental health facilities, and added $67.6 million to eliminate adult and child mental health waiting lists. Approved $67 million for community-based crisis services and $30 million to reduce homelessness and recidivism. 

Check out all that TMA accomplished in the 2017 session for physicians and patients.

See the full infographic of all 2017 wins.

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Last Updated On

August 10, 2017