TMA Leadership

  • Dallas Physician Is TMA President

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    The Texas Medical Association installed Dallas surgeon Rick Snyder, MD, as its 158th president. He took office in a ceremony before TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Fort Worth. He will lead America’s largest state medical society for one year.

    More About Dr. Snyder  
  • TMA Board of Trustees Members

    The TMA Board of Trustees (BOT) manages business and financial affairs of the association, implements policies of the House of Delegates, establishes interim policy of the association between meetings of the House of Delegates, and monitors program activities of association councils and committees.

    Learn About the BOT Members

  • Serve on a 2023 Reference Committee

    Medicine needs your grassroots input.

    Serving on a reference committee is a privilege and a duty. Members play a vital role in facilitating the work of the house and advancing TMA's mission to improve the health of all Texans.

    Members are appointed directly by the speakers of the House of Delegates. Each committee consists of a chair and six members who serve for one session. Reference committee members should be delegates or alternate delegates.

    Volunteer to Serve

  • Serve on a TMA Council or Committee

    Welcome to Texas Medical Association leadership! Viewing this video will help TMA physician and medical student leaders learn how to serve on a TMA council or committee, and participate in TMA governance. Watch it all, then fill out this form to claim American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award Category 1 Credit™. 

  • TMA Leadership Articles

    TMA Leadership Throughout the Ages

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    TMA’s History of Medicine Committee presents an online exhibit featuring portraits and short biographical sketches of all TMA presidents beginning with the organization of the State Medical Association of Texas in 1853. Read the biographies in the notes section below each slide. And, check out the page of interesting facts about TMA presidents. This online exhibit is a work in progress; we will add more biographies during the year.

    See Other Milestones in Texas Medicine
  • TMA Awards Highest Honor to Two Physicians: “This is Why Organized Medicine Is So Important”

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    TMA Awards Highest Honor to Two Physicians: “This is Why Organized Medicine Is So Important” TMA bestowed the Distinguished Service Award on past President Diana Fite, MD, and El Paso pediatric infectious disease specialist Gilbert Handel, MD, celebrating their decades of work and dedication to the profession of medicine. It was just the fourth time TMA has presented the award to two physicians at once.

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    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?