September 12, 2020
Kimberly Monday, MD, a Houston neurologist, was elected to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body ratified Dr. Monday’s election today during a virtual meeting to certify the last of this year’s TMA elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meeting processes in 2020.
“This pandemic has forever changed healthcare and has placed physicians in a unique position – leading the healthcare response and orchestrating new approaches to patient care,” Dr. Monday said. “We owe it to ourselves and our patients to lead the healthcare team. I will work towards that goal every day.”
An active member of TMA since 1997, Dr. Monday serves on the TMA Council on Legislation and the Prior Authorization Task Force. She served on the TMA Council on Socioeconomics and as a delegate to the TMA House of Delegates in 2004-05 and 2010-20. She also served on TMA’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education and TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee.
Dr. Monday, who has practiced for 23 years, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and serves as the vice chair of clinical operations for the Department of Neurology. She is the co-founder of the Houston Neurological Institute.
Dr. Monday is a member and former president of the Harris County Medical Society where she also served on the Board of Medical Legislation and the executive board. Her leadership also extends to the community at large; Dr. Monday serves as chair of the Harris Health Care System Board of Trustees, and on the Memorial Hermann Physician Network Board of Directors.
The physician completed her medical training, neurology residency, and chief residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology at Emory University in Atlanta. She specialized in intra-operative monitoring and diagnostic sleep medicine there.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 53,000 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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