• Turning Good Ideas Into Better Health


    TMA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization committed to connecting the charitable concerns of physicians with the people of Texas. TMAF funded initiatives enable physicians and their families to give back to their community and take a visible leadership role toward improving the health of all Texans.

    About the Foundation  
  • TMAF's Annual Gala-Blast Off!

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    Join us on May 5, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis, Houston for a gala in the galaxy

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  • TMAF News Headlines

    A Record Setting Year for TMAF


    TMAF’s 2015 annual report is chock full of record-breaking information that translates into a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for more Texans. An increase in grant funding will have a positive impact on health and wellness programs in 120 Texas communities and particularly on TMA's Minority Scholarship Program. You can access the report in both print and video formats! Read the report on TMAF's Publications Page.


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  • Win $5,000 for Your Champion of Health!


    October 31st is the deadline to nominate a program in your town or city that promotes healthy lives and healthy communities for a $5,000 grant.  The 2017 TMA Foundation John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award focuses on exceptional projects that address urgent threats to the public’s health and those that further TMAF’s mission: “to help physicians create a healthier future for all Texans.”

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  • TMA Foundation Grant Opportunity

    Grants and Awards


    TMA Foundation is accepting applications to its 2016-2017 Medical Community Grants and Medical Student Leadership Grants programs. Eligible applicants are TMA county medical societies and alliance and medical student chapters for community health improvement programs. If your county society, alliance or medical student chapter sponsors a program to improve the health in your community, let them know to apply today! 

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  • Donors Secure a $10,000 Matching Gift!


    Your gifts of talent and treasure as a TMAF donor has brought Healthy Now and Healthy Futures to thousands of Texans… and now your support will ensure even more will be reached because Star Donors have won a $10,000 challenge grant from the John P. McGovern Foundation, Houston!

    This is the tenth year the John P. McGovern Foundation has challenged TMAF with a grant for its Star Campaign for all matching donations up to $10,000.

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  • Frost Supports SOLUTIONS

    Frost Presentation  

    Deborah A. Fuller, MD, (center), president of TMA Foundation, accepts a generous donation from Frost during the foundation’s 23rd gala held at the Hilton Anatole Dallas on April 29.

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  • Road Map to a Healthier Texas

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    In 2016, TMAF will grant a record $589,000 to health improvement, science and quality-of-care programs across the state. Chances are your community is on this map, which shows where TMAF-funded programs have been carried out over the last five years.

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  • TMAF Welcomes New Board Member

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    TMAF is pleased to welcome its newest board member, Daniel Vijjeswarapu, MD, of Corpus Christi.

    See Our Newest Leader  
  • Donors Create First Trust Fund for Minority Scholarships

    2016 MSP  

    Thanks to an unprecedented $3.2M donation from Dr. Roberto J. and Agniela (Annie) M. Bayardo to the TMA Foundation, hundreds of aspiring physicians will receive a TMA scholarship and be named a “Bayardo Scholar.”  Their gift establishes a trust fund benefiting medical student recipients of TMA’s Minority Scholarship Program.


    The Bayardo Trust  

    Finding SOLUTIONS through Leadership

    2016 Spring Solutions

    Read about how TMAF leaders and volunteers are creating a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future in the Spring 2016 issue of SOLUTIONS, TMAF's newsletter.

  • In Appreciation

    TMAF acknowledges the leadership and support of our Visionaries, Advocates, Benefactors, and Pacesetters.

    New 2015 Major Donors

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    Dr. Patrick Y. and Mrs. Nancy Leung, Midland, were honored on September 25 at a reception hosted by the TMAF board to recognize their generous gift announced earlier this year.


    Honoring Dr. and Mrs. Leung
  • 2015 Individual Donors

    Thank you to our individual donors in 2015 for creating a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans.


    View the 2015 Donor List

    2015 Institutional Donors

    Thank you to our institutional donors in 2015 for collaborating to create a Healthy Now and a Healthy Future for all Texans.


    See the Institutional Donors
  • TMA Foundation Supports Member Benefits

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