Do you know any physicians who graduated from medical
school outside of the United States and have provided outstanding service
within their community?
Nominate them for the Texas Medical Association
International Medical Graduate (IMG) Section’s Outstanding Physician Award.
physicians are an important part of the physician workforce in Texas. In fact, one in
four U.S. physicians are graduates of medical schools outside the
of programs like the federal Conrad
30 Waiver program, which matches IMGs to communities in great need
of physicians’ services, access to care in underserved Texas communities has
Section Outstanding Physician Award recognizes IMG physicians who have taken
steps beyond their regular workday to improve the health of their community. Examples
include volunteering to provide medical services in a charitable or
not-for-profit clinic, routinely offering health screenings to residents in
need, or serving on a school health advisory committee.
“The IMG Section is pleased to honor our physicians for
their exemplary contributions to the field of medicine and their communities,”
section Immediate Past Chair, Sejal S. Mehta, MD, said.
nominate an outstanding IMG physician, fill out and return the nomination form
by Feb. 21 to IMG Section staff Karen Kollar. The winner will be honored at TexMed 2020 in Fort Worth in May.
Last Updated On
February 12, 2020