Galveston Doctor, Medical Student Elected to Represent Texas at AMA

May 19, 2018

A Galveston physician and a medical student were chosen today 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 and student in San Antonio during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.

Kevin H. McKinney, MD, an endocrinologist in practice for 21 years, was reelected to serve as an AMA delegate.

Faith Mason, a second-year medical student at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, was elected as an alternate delegate.

As members of the TMA state delegation to AMA, Dr. McKinney and Ms. Mason will help make policy recommendations to the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.

Dr. McKinney is a member of the Galveston County Medical Society.

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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May 17, 2018