May 19, 2018
Austin physicians were reelected
today – and a third was elected for her first term – to represent Texas physicians
in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, the national
organization’s policymaking body. The Texas Medical
Association (TMA) House of Delegates elected the physician leaders in San
Antonio during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.
Michelle A. Berger, MD, an ophthalmologist in practice
for 33 years, was reelected
to serve as an AMA delegate.
David C. Fleeger, MD, a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in practice for 27
years, was reelected to serve as an AMA delegate.
Myphuong T. (Theresa) Phan,
MD, a family physician in residency
training, was elected as an alternate delegate.
part of the TMA state delegation to AMA, these physicians help make policy
recommendations to the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.
three physicians are members of the Travis County Medical Society.
Dr. Berger and Dr. Fleeger serve on TMA’s Board of Trustees. The TMA House also
elected Dr. Fleeger to become TMA’s president-elect today.
TMA is the largest state
medical society in the nation, representing more than 51,000 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; email: brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org
Marcus Cooper (512) 370-1382; cell: (512) 650-5336; email: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org
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