Who is TMA?

  • Vision, Mission, and Goals

    Vision: To improve the health of all Texans

    Mission: TMA stands up for Texas physicians by providing distinctive solutions to the challenges they encounter in the care of patients.

    Goals and Strategies

  • TMA is Physicians Caring for Patients


    The Texas Medical Association, the nation’s largest and one of the oldest state medical societies, is the voice of more than 56,000 physician and medical student members across the state committed to improving the health of all Texans. In partnership with 110 county medical societies, TMA physicians have been setting high professional and ethical standards since 1853.


    TMA Works for You  
  • Keller Physician Is TMA President

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    The Texas Medical Association House of Delegates installed Keller pediatrician Gary Floyd, MD, as its 157th president during TexMed 2022 in Houston in April - the first in-person meeting of TMA's annual conference and policymaking body since the beginning of the COVID-19 public health emergency. He is the fourth TMA president to serve during the ongoing pandemic and will lead America’s largest state medical society for one year.

    More About Dr. Floyd  
  • TMA Membership – 57,000 Strong

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    TMA and your county society know just how difficult it is to practice medicine in the chaos of today's healthcare environment. That's why we provide members with valuable legal and legislative advocacy, as well as practical help, operational information and hundreds of hours of free CME.

    Explore all Member Benefits

    TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state. 

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • 55 Practices Rebuild From Harvey, Thanks to TMA Fund

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    The TMA Disaster Relief Fund received more than $1 million in donations to support recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. "Although I hope nothing of this magnitude happens again, physicians across the state know they can turn to each other, as well as the Texas Medical Association, in times of need," said TMA Past President Don R. Read, MD.

    Aiding 169 Physicians in 18 Cities  
  • Think TMA for Free CME

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    Thanks to a generous contribution from Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust, hundreds of hours of continuing medical education (CME) in the TMA Education Center are now FREE for TMA members and your practice staff. This new benefit represents TMA and TMA Insurance Trust’s ongoing commitment to supporting Texas physicians in patient care, practice management, and professional development.

    Explore CME Programming  
  • Huge Victory for Medicine: No More SGR!


    Shout it from the rooftops: Success (finally)! Medicine achieved the biggest victory since the passage of Texas' 2003 tort reform liability protections. Just hours before a 21-percent pay cut to physicians was set to take effect, the Senate approved the bill to repeal Medicare's fatally flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, permanently and immediately.


    R.I.P SGR