Texas Medicine Magazine

A Publication of the Texas Medical Association  

Texas Medicine is available to TMA members and presents timely information on public health, medicolegal issues, medical economics, science, medical education, and legislative affairs affecting Texas physicians and their patients.


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The website for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is blunt: “History shows that severe illness and death rates tend to be higher for racial and ethnic minority populations during public health emergencies than for other populations.” That is certainly happening with COVID-19. Emerging data already show that long-standing social determinants of health are stacked against Blacks and Hispanics in Texas, in some cases prompting a stronger call for value-based care, among other tools, so physicians can better help people of color cope with the health inequities brought on by COVID-19.

An Unfortunate Legacy - COVID-19 reveals longstanding health inequities among minority patients 

A Social Shift - COVID-19 disparities prompt Medicare to call for stronger emphasis on value-based care

“This Makes Me Feel More Alive” - Catching COVID-19 helped family physician Tim Martindale, MD, find new ways to help his patients

A Perfect Match? - COVID-19 has forced GME programs and medical students to make last-minute adjustments in the resident selection process

Same Old Hurdles - The Prescription Monitoring Program requirement doesn’t lower pharmacy-mandated obstacles to filling opioid scrips

Dulling the Pain of Future Damages - Texas Supreme Court decision carries new implications for periodic payment of future medical expenses

Talk to Patients About: Texas School Vaccines

Farewell to Lou Goodman

Commentary: Climate impact

Focus on the Evidence

Health and Climate Connected


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Index to Texas Medicine

Medical terminology is based on usage of MeSH, the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings, which are used in Index Medicus. If a term does not appear in MeSH, then the author's usage or common usage is preferred.

Each index consists of three parts: the subject index, the author index, and the index of deaths.

Texas Medicine, Volume 114, 2018

Subject, Author, Deaths  

Texas Medicine, Volume 113, 2017

Subject, Author, Deaths

Texas Medicine, Volume 112, 2016

Subject, Author, Deaths

Texas Medicine, Volume 111, 2015


Texas Medicine, Volume 110, 2014

Subject, Author, Deaths

Texas Medicine, Volume 109, 2013  


Texas Medicine, Volume 108, 2012  

Subject, Author, Deaths  

 Texas Medicine, Volume 107, 2011

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 106, 2010

 Subject, Author, Deaths  

 Texas Medicine, Volume 105, 2009

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 104, 2008

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 103, 2007

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 102, 2006

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 101, 2005

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 100, 2004

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 99, 2003

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 98, 2002

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 97, 2001

 Subject, Author, Deaths

 Texas Medicine, Volume 96, 2000

 Subject, Author, Deaths

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Last Updated On

September 01, 2020