Community Outreach/Giving Back

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.

Physician Oncology Education Program: educates primary care physicians on cancer prevention, screening and early detection, and palliative and end-of-life issues.

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

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

 TMA Minority Scholarship Program: awards scholarships for qualifying students.