Sue Bailey, MD, of Fort Worth, the former TMA president, is presiding over her first meeting as speaker of the AMA House of Delegates. She calmly handled a complicated parliamentary quandary Sunday morning. The dust-up ended with the house giving Dr. Bailey a strong vote of confidence. TMA members serving key roles at the 2015 interim meeting of the house are these:
- Larry Reaves, MD, of Fort Worth is chairing a special reference committee on modernizing the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
- Gary Floyd, MD, of Fort Worth is serving on the Reference Committee on AMA Governance and Finance.
- Susan Strate, MD, of Wichita Falls, the speaker of the TMA House of Delegates, is serving on the Reference Committee on Amendments to the AMA Constitution and Bylaws.
- John Flores, MD, of Little Elm is serving on the Reference Committee on Medical Service, Medical Practice, and Insurance.