Tennessee Medical Association

March 6: Doctor's Day on the Hill

Mar 05, 2018 at 04:34 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Medical Association - the state's largest professional organization for physicians - will hold its annual Day on the Hill in Nashville on Tuesday, March 6. TMA's.... Read More

Doctors Aim for Another Big Year on Capitol Hill

Feb 07, 2018 at 02:51 pm by Staff

The 2018 legislative session is in full swing, and the Tennessee Medical Association looks to follow a banner year in 2017 with another round of successful advocacy in the Ten.... Read More

TMA, AMA Study Touts $29 Billion Economic Impact of Physicians on Tennessee

Feb 02, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

Physicians add opportunity, growth and prosperity to the Tennessee economy by creating 175,831 jobs and generating $29.1 billion in economic activity, according to a new repor.... Read More

Taking the Bull by the Horns

Sep 11, 2017 at 02:16 pm by Staff

TMA Looks at Strategies to Curb the Opioid Crisis The national opioid epidemic is a multifactorial problem that will require cross-disciplinary interventions to move the needl.... Read More

Op Ed: Patients First, No Matter what Hat You Wear

Aug 08, 2017 at 10:12 am by Staff

When asked how I manage wearing the different hats of pediatrician and president of the Tennessee Medical Association, the state's largest professional organization for doctor.... Read More

TMA Announces 2017 Leadership Election Results

May 25, 2017 at 09:02 am by Staff

In March, Tennessee Medical Association, the state's largest professional organization for physicians, announced results of its 2017 Leadership Elections. TMA members have cho.... Read More

Nita Wall Shumaker, MD

May 09, 2017 at 05:04 pm by Staff

Nita Wall Shumaker, MD PresidentTennessee Medical Association PediatricianGalen Medical Group Nita Wall Shumaker might not have set out to be a trailblazer, but a 'jump right.... Read More

TMA Scores a Legislative Win

May 05, 2017 at 03:47 pm by Staff

Provider Stability Act First of its Kind in U.S. The Tennessee Medical Association scored a major policy win as both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly unanimously pa.... Read More

TMA Hires Lobbyist, Promotes Two

Mar 20, 2017 at 09:27 am by Staff

The Tennessee Medical Association has bolstered its government affairs division with a new hire and elevated two other staff members on its executive team. Ben Simpson, JD Ben.... Read More

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Mar 17, 2017 at 05:32 pm by Staff

Linda Norman, DSN, RN Linda D. Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, has been named amba.... Read More