TMA offers an assortment of financial assistance programs for certain segments of our membership.
Medical Student Loans
TMA has a number of loan funds available to medical students in Texas. Funds are limited to specific medical schools annually. Please contact your financial aid office directly to see if you qualify.
- Dr. May Owen Irrevocable Trust Loan Fund
- Dr. S.E. Thompson Scholarship Loan Fund
- TMA Alliance Medical Student Loan Fund
- TMA Special Funds Foundation Durham Student Loan Fund
- TMA Special Funds Foundation Medical Student Loan Fund
Medical School Scholarships
TMA offers five scholarship programs for qualified Texas medical students.
Resident Physician Loans
TMA offers loans to resident physicians in Texas. Funds are limited annually. Please contact TMA directly to see if you qualify.
- Dr. S. E. Thompson Scholarship Loan Fund
- Patricia Lee Palmer Trust Loan Fund
Physician Assistance Funds
PBF Wellness Fund
The PBF Wellness Fund provides financial assistance to licensed Texas physicians who cannot afford treatment for depression, treatment for depression, Substance Use Disorders, or other problems. Assistance may also be available for household expenses while the physician is receiving treatment.
For more information, contact Chris Johnson at TMA at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1602, or (512) 370-1602, or via email.
TMA Physicians Benevolent Fund
Each month, the Physicians Benevolent Fund helps Texas physicians and their families in need. The fund helps recipients with rent or mortgage, utilities, insurance, medical bills, clothing, and food. Some recipients are elderly and not practicing medicine, some are disabled or ill, and some are widowed and raising families.
For more information, contact Chris Johnson at TMA at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1602, or (512) 370-1602, or PBF[at]texmed[dot]org.
We encourage you to call us toll-free at (800) 880-1300, ext. 1600, or email us at TMA Loan Funds with any questions you may have.