San Antonio Resident Physician Joins TMA Board of Trustees

May 2, 2022

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) elected to its Board of Trustees Alixandria Pfeiffer, DO, a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology undergoing residency training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body elected officers during TexMed, the association’s annual conference, in Houston. Dr. Pfeiffer will serve a one-year term on the board representing the TMA Resident and Fellow Section. Residents and fellows are physicians in supervised training in their medical specialty before they begin independent medical practice.

A.Pfieffer_190“I am truly honored and humbled to be representing my colleagues from around the state,” Dr. Pfeiffer said. “To be in this position – with an excellent organization like TMA  – at this time of my career is truly empowering and one I will not take on lightly.”

Dr. Pfeiffer, a TMA member for three years, serves on TMA’s Council on Constitution and Bylaws and its Committee on Reproductive, Women’s, and Perinatal Health.

Dr. Pfeiffer’s leadership outside TMA includes serving as the junior fellow vice chair of a regional chapter of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She also is a 2022 resident scholar in the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, which provides mentoring and educational opportunities during the final two years of a physician’s obstetrics and gynecology residency.

Dr. Pfeiffer also is a member of the Bexar County Medical Society.

While at UT Health San Antonio, Dr. Pfeiffer has served as president of the House Staff Council’s Executive Board. The House Staff Council is an organization representing residents and fellows at the university. She also served on the Graduate Medical Education Advisory Committee there during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Pfeiffer graduated in 2019 from the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 56,000 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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Last Updated On

May 04, 2022

Originally Published On

May 03, 2022