May 19, 2018
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.
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.
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