TMA members are encouraged to participate in various TMA public health and outreach programs. Get Involved!

Be Wise — Immunize: a program to increase physician and patient awareness of the need for immunizations throughout all stages of life.

Hard Hats for Little Heads: a year-round bicycle helmet donation program created to help Texas physicians prevent head injuries in their communities.

Me and My Doctor Patient/Physician blog: designed for patients and doctors to have candid dialogs about health care issues.

Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching, which recognize outstanding science teachers in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Minority Scholarship Program: awards scholarships for qualifying students.

All programs are funded by TMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Association. To donate or learn more visit