HCMS is committed to helping early career physicians access the resources they need to succeed, including offering non-traditional mentorship opportunities. This free, virtual Symposium will introduce HCMS member physicians in their last year of residency and those in their first 8 years of practice to mature HCMS member physicians who experienced the challenges associated with pre-identified topics to share insights and answer questions.
Resources to Develop Your Patient Base
HCMS offers a variety of resources to develop your patient base, from mailing labels to send marketing collateral to colleagues, to practice descriptions to enhance your visibility in the online Physician Directory. For a quick tutorial on how to navigate the Physician Directory and increase your visibility click here . For details on no cost and low cost resources, click here. Free offers are available to physicians in their first and second year in practice.
TMA offers a variety of resources from social media resource center to the use of testimonials in advertising. Click for more information. Click for TMA's Young Physician Section.
HCMS offers a variety of resources to manage your practice ranging from a New Practice Checklist to tables and grids to assist physicians' offices with contacting health plans (for eligibility, benefits, pre-certifications, etc.). Services offered include free assistance to resolve claim issues/problems with payers. Click for more information.
HCMS offers a Buyers Guide directory of vendors with contact information of staff who cater to the needs of physicians. The vendors are organized in product categories that serve the physicians professional and personal needs; from accounting services to waste management and from nanny services to wealth advisers.
HCMS also offers a concierge Auto Program, a no-cost member service designed to spare you the aggravation and hassle normally associated with the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle. The program currently offers 2008 and newer vehicle financing at 1.99% for up to a 66 month term (with approved credit).
TMA offers a variety of resources, ranging from consulting services to webinars on most topics related to running a medical practice. In addition, the TMA Knowledge Center offers free assistance with answering your operational questions. Click for more information.
The TMA Leadership College offers a suggested reading list for early career physicians which provides links to the articles. Click here to look at the reading material .
Employment and Employed Physicians
Both HCMS and TMA offer numerous resources to employed physicians ranging from contract negotiation to an RVU calculator. Click for more information.
In addition, HCMS offers a Physician Career Center which lists employment opportunities for physicians across all settings.
Opportunities for Involvement
HCMS offers a variety of opportunities for involvement. To learn more about becoming a Young Physician Ambassador or about additional leadership opportunities within HCMS, contact Regina Royal at email@example.com or 713-524-4267, ext. 243. Click for a list of opportunities.
TMA also offers a variety of opportunities for involvement through its Young Physicians Section.
HCMS Young Physician Leaders - Council of Young Physicians
The Council of Young Physicians consists of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Young Physicians Organization and the Young Physician Ambassadors for all the seven branches. The Ambassadors are young physicians appointed from each of the seven branches of HCMS to ensure that programming at the branches is relevant to young physicians and to increase the attendance and participation of young physicians in HCMS events and meetings. The Vice Chair and Chair of the Young Physicians Organization are elected from among the Young Physician Ambassadors.
For those interested in future elective positions, this is a good place to start. Leadership at the Council starts with a position as a Young Physician Ambassador. The Young Physicians Organization welcomes your involvement and encourages you to explore the opportunities to actively participate in your society and obtain experience needed to seek elective office.
2023 Council of Young Physicians
Jessica Garcia, DO, Chair
Savitha Bonthala, DO, Vice Chair
Central Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Nabila B. Choudhury, MD
Grant P. Redrow, MD
Savitha Bonthala, DO
Ronnie G. Khoury, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Linda X. Pang, MD
East Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Pallav Halani, MD
Daniel D. Nguyen, DO
North Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Diana Medina Galvan, MD
Urmeel H. Patel, MD
Northwest Branch Young Physician Ambassadors
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Daniela C. McConnell, MD
Southeast Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Emily R. Calasanz, MD
Cristin J. Mathew, DO
Yazan Abdeen, MD
Southwest Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Zishan Hirani, MD
Western Branch Young Physician Ambassadors:
Erica L. Bartlett, MD
Lauren E. Spoo, MD
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD
Jennifer A. Lai, MD
Jessica M. Stull, MD