TMA Foundation

  • Turning Good Ideas Into Better Health

     

    TMA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, is the philanthropic arm of TMA. It is the only philanthropy in Texas dedicated to the charitable concerns of all physicians. TMAF’s mission is to "fund initiatives with the power to help physicians create a healthier future for all Texans." TMA projects funded by TMAF are selected on their ability to target urgent health needs affecting a large segment of the state's residents with results that can be measured. Projects often involve public-private collaborations, which maximize the effectiveness of programs and enable efforts to be tailored to meet local needs.  Learn more about TMA Foundation

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  • Holiday Tributes

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    Thank colleagues or tell friends or loved ones you care at the holidays by making a charitable donation to TMA Foundation in their name. We’ll send a beautiful holiday card to your honorees, letting them know you’ve made a donation. And your gift will support TMAF and the TMA public health and science programs it funds. Make your gift before Dec. 15 so
    that special person will receive their card before
    the holidays!

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  •    Fall SOLUTIONS

     

    It’s easy to be part of a healthier Texas through TMA Foundation’s mini format of its newsletter, SOLUTIONS. The Fall 2019 issue was mailed to donors in mid November. Each issue features four to six short stories, with expanded content. Let us know what you think! Underwriting for SOLUTIONS is generously provided by Frost and TMA Insurance Trust.

    Read the Fall Issue  
  • TMA Alliance Holiday Sharing Card

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    Share the gift of good health by supporting the community outreach work of your colleagues. Please consider a gift of $25 or more for the TMAA Holiday Sharing Campaign as it celebrates its 25th year of giving!

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  • Smart Giving From Your IRA

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    TMA Foundation is qualified to accept “qualified charitable distributions.” A “qualified charitable distribution” or QCD is a way to manage your required minimum distributions from a taxable IRA. QCDs of up to $100,000 may be excluded from taxable income. Read more about how you and TMAF can benefit from this method of donating.

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  • Dr. Goodman Honored by TMAF Fund

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    Outstanding speakers and critical education for physicians to lead the future of medicine will reach new heights thanks 33 donors whose generous gifts have established The Louis J. Goodman Lectureship on Leadership in Medicine. The lectureship honors Louis J. Goodman, PhD, who served as CEO and executive vice president of TMA and recently retired.

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  • Thank You Frost

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    Ryan Meyers, Frost Vice President, Professional and Executive Banking, presents a generous gift to help underwrite SOLUTIONS, TMA Foundation’s newsletter, to TMAF Vice President Michael E. Speer, MD. The gift was presented May 17 at our annual gala. This is the 12th year Frost has supported our newsletter, and we are very thankful.

    See Past Issues of SOLUTIONS  
  • TMAF Establishes Two New Scholarship Funds

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    TMAF is pleased to announce two new scholarship funds established by Houston pathologist Roberto J. Bayardo, MD, in memory of his wife, Agniela (Annie). Dr. Bayardo’s generous gifts enable county medical societies that have medical student scholarship programs to apply to the foundation for one matching scholarship from each fund.

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  • 2018 Health Impact Report

    Imagine 100,000+ Texans living healthier lives thanks to programs donors made possible with generous philanthropic and volunteer support in 2018. You can read all about these programs and more in the 2018 TMAF Annual Report.

  • 2018 Wrap Up: Donors Change Lives

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    See how charitable donations and volunteerism impacted the health of Texans in TMAF’s 2018 Video Annual Report. Hear from 2017-2019 TMAF President, Leslie H. Secrest, MD, Dallas, in the 2018 Annual Report to the TMA House of Delegates, presented on May 18, 2019.

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  • Individuals Who Donated in 2018

    Thank you to our individual donors in 2018 for creating a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans.

     

    View the 2018 Donor List

    Institutions That Donated in 2018

    Thank you to our institutional donors in 2018 for collaborating to create a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans.

     

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  • A Future of Strength

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    Join more than 120 of your colleagues whose gifts to the TMAF General Endowment are providing sustained philanthropic funding for the community health improvement work of TMA physicians and medical students and alliance members over the long term.

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  • Help Your Community

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    You already know that the Texas Medical Association is committed to improving the health of all Texans. But how much do you know about TMA outreach programs that can help not only your patients but everybody in your community? TMA supports a variety of outreach programs to help you care for your whole community.

    TMA Community Outreach  
  • TMA Foundation Supports Member Benefits

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