All physicians under the age of 40 or in their first eight years of practice are considered "young physicians." With your TMA physician membership, you are included in the TMA Young Physician Section (YPS) and are encouraged to participate in its activities and meetings. The YPS provides a means to participate in activities and programs relevant to the physician just entering practice. The section provides input into TMA policy through representation in the House of Delegates.
The Texas Medical Association Leadership College (TMALC) is an intensive leadership program designed to identify, orient, and train young TMA members for future leadership positions at the county and state levels.
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A quarterly report to all young physicians from the TMA Board of Trustees. The newsletter serves as a communication tool to address distinctive issues affecting young physicians.
In 2007, the YPS Rural Scholarship was transformed into a memorial scholarship for Michael O’Malley, MD. Dr. O’Malley, a recipient of a similar scholarship himself, was an internal medicine physician in Galveston and past chair of the TMA Young Physician Section. In his memory, this $1,000 award is given to a rural Texas high school senior who excels in science, for use toward continuing his or her education in the field of medicine.
All outstanding rural high school seniors interested in pursuing their education and becoming a physician can apply for this award. The future of medicine depends on a high-quality applicant pool, and this scholarship helps assure the most talented students have the opportunity topursue a career in medicine.
Applications for 2016 are now closed.
To ensure the continued work of this scholarship, make a donation by contacting the TMA Knowledge Center at (800) 880-7955.
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The American Medical Association Young Physicians Section (AMA-YPS), representing a quarter of all practicing physicians, focuses on the concerns of those physicians under 40 years of age or within the first eight (8) years of professional practice after residency and fellowship training.
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