MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND SERVICES

From engaging our members as medical students through to retirement as a Life Member, Texas Pediatric Society offers an array of services throughout your pediatric career. See Who We Are Today.

Advocacy

  • Advocate for public health issues such as immunizations, childhood abuse and neglect, childhood obesity, disabilities, and more for you and your patients,
  • Work to improve issues that affect the quality of care and the profession of pediatrics,
  • Partner with state agencies to tackle regulatory, socioeconomic, and public health policy issues, and
  • Promote access to care under the Medicaid Home Model.

Committee Participation

  • Address pertinent health topics, initiatives, and projects through our 16 different committees,
  • Plan educational curriculum and programs,
  • Make your voice heard in the Society‚Äôs itinerary, policies, and legislative agenda, and
  • Recommend representatives for positions on state, TMA, and AAP boards, councils and committees.

Educational Opportunities

  • Receive discounted conference and seminar fees,
  • Attend CME-approved scientific programs, plenary sessions and subspecialty seminars,
  • Stay updated with pediatric practice seminars with accomplished professional speakers, and
  • Join in on informational sessions via our webinar series without leaving your home or office.

Electronic Resources

  • Be informed about documents posted on the TPS Website only visible to members,
  • Receive a monthly e-newsletter regarding the latest health care trends and topics,
  • Download patient important information, and
  • Post a classified such as job listings for pediatricians, office personnel, and allied health positions, as well as career or educational opportunities, products and services, practices, homes, travel and leisure.

Leadership Opportunities

  • Chair or co-chair one of our 16 committees,
  • Attend our Annual Leadership Planning Summit,
  • Become an elected AAP and TMA Delegate to represent the profession of pediatrics, and
  • Recognize pediatric champions with the Charles W. Daeschner, Jr, MD Lifetime Achievement Award, the Sidney Kaliski Award of Merit, the Distinguished Service Award and Special Advocacy Awards.

Practice Management Department

  • Access to hands-on help with coding and reimbursement questions,
  • Engage in our website blogging feature that provides you a forum for discussion on topics of interest, instant feedback, and the opportunity to interface with other practices, and
  • Representation at regular meetings with both public and private payers.

Represent a Section

  • Medical Student Section, through the pediatric preceptorship program, membership is free. This section meets annually in connection with the TPS Annual Meeting,
  • Resident Section receives a special track of educational sessions, wins cash and recognition in the Electronic Poster Exhibit contest, and will publish and display your research,
  • Early Career Physician Section provides a means for physicians under the age of 40 to participate in activities and programs relevant to the physician just entering practice,
  • Office Manager Section provides your office managers tools to run your practice.

For additional information please contact:

Membership Services Manager
401 West 15th Street, Suite 682
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 370-1517