Physicians' Foundation for Health Systems Excellence (PFHSE)
provides grants to nonprofit organizations for projects that
enhance the capacity of practicing physicians to provide excellent
care for their patients. Priority will be given to projects that
focus on replicable strategies for small and solo practices while
moving the profession forward in its pursuit of timely, personal,
and well-informed patient care. For more information on the
foundation or on how to apply for funding, visit the foundation's
Web site, www.physiciansfoundations.org.
American Medical AssociationSee what your national medical association is doing for physicians and their patients.
County Medical SocietiesFind links to Texas county medical society Web sites as well as CMS officers in a Word document and PDF.
Specialty Societies The various state specialty societies in the House of Medicine represent the interests of their members, provide education and advocacy for physicians and allied health professionals, and promote high quality, cost-effective care for all patients.
The Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee (TEXPAC) is the political arm of TMA. It's the largest bipartisan political action committee in the state and ranks first in size among other state medical association PACs. If you haven't joined TEXPAC its not too late to get involved.
TMA Alliance The TMA Alliance is working with the physician members of TMA to educate Texans on the fact that immunizations are an important, safe, and effective tool in the effort to curb disease through the Be Wise -ImmunizeSM program. Be Wise is funded by a grant from the TMA Foundation. Alliance members also are playing an important role in local and state elections and in this year's session of the Texas Legislature through grassroots efforts to educate lawmakers on the need to pass legislation that helps physicians maintain their patients' health.
The TMA Foundation was created with a mission "to fund initiatives with the power to help physicians create a healthier future for all Texans." These initiatives focus on TMA's public health and science priorities: health promotion and disease prevention; targeted public health issues; science-based clinical decision making; public health advocacy and resources; scientific information; and border health. They are based on physician expertise and medical science, and encourage effective public-private partnerships.
TMA Insurance Trust (TMAIT)Life, health, group, disability, dental insurance for TMA members.
Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality
TMF Health Quality Institute (TMF), formerly Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit consulting company focused on promoting quality health and health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. TMF partners with health care providers in a variety of settings to ensure that every person receives the appropriate care, every time.
Texas Medical Liability Trust
Professional liability insurance for TMA members only.