The Journal of Texas Medicine

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As of 2020, the Texas Medical Association no longer publishes unsolicited, peer-reviewed, clinical journal articles in Texas Medicine magazine

However, TMA invites members to contribute their thoughts, ideas, and opinions to TMA's publications.  

Below are Journal submissions published between 2009 and 2019. 

Articles Published in The Journal - 2009  

January: Health Information Technology Policy in Texas: Statewide, Regional, and Constituency-Specific Initiatives  

February: Symposium on the Emergence of Adult Diseases in Children  

May: SSRI Use and Behavioral Disruption Among Children and Adolescents at Austin State Hospital  

June: Updated Prevalence Estimates of Multiple Sclerosis in Texas, 1998 to 2003

September: Pediatric Injuries in Central Texas

October: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention Outreach Project

November: The Texas Physician Workforce: Current Status and Future Direction    

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2010  (The physicians who make up the Texas Medicine Editorial Board voted in 2010 to move the Journal section of the magazine to the TMA website. Texas Medicine publishes abstracts of Journal articles in the magazine and refers readers to the TMA website to read the full texts of the articles.)  

March: Shortage of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Texas

April: Texas Needs Physicians Trained in Public Health: A New 4-Year Integrated MD/MPH Degree Program

October: County-Level Socioeconomic Status and Cancer Rates in Texas, 2001-2005

November: Disparities in Diabetes Management by Race or Ethnicity in a Primary Care Clinic in Central Texas

December: Five Challenges Facing the US Physician Workforce (And What to Do About Them)

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2011

October:   Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Texas and the United States: An Overview 

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2012

February: Tired of Seeing Your Patients in the ED? Let's Give Parent Education Another Look!

April: Nutrition Mission: Feasibility of a Health Promotion and Education Intervention in a Houston, Texas, Elementary School (With Review of the Literature)

May: Prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Texas, 1998-2003

June: Combating Childhood Obestity With a Multiprong Attack

July: The Past and Present of Malaria in Houston

August: What the Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) Can Do for Texas Physicians; What Texas Physicians Can do for JAMP

October: Clinical Service Characteristics and Initiation of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Series in an Academic Clinic Setting

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2013

February: Locked-In Syndrome

March: General Medical Care External Hospitalizations for Patients in Texas State Mental Health Hospitals

August: Barriers to Health Care Among Bell County Residents With Health Insurance Medical Aid

December: Using Community Service to Promote Awareness of Health Care-Related Resources, Volunteerism, and Teamwork in an Incoming Medical School Class   

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2014

January: Primary Care Physicians' Perceptions of Diabetes Treatment Protocols

June: Costs of the Residency Match for Fourth-Year Medical Students

July: Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants in Texas: Past, Present, and Future

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2015

February: Symposium on Mental Health

June: Commercial Tanning Bed Use as a Medical Therapy

October: Influence of Sex Education on Condom Knowledge and Condom Use Skills Among Texas College Students

 Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2016

June: Private Carriers' Physician Payment Rates Compared with Medicare and Medicaid

July: Current Concepts on Diabetic Nephropathy and 2014 Data on Diabetic Renal Failure in Texas

October: Enrollment in Health Insurance Through the Marketplace After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Texas

November: Mental Health Services in Texas Jails

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2017

January: A Pediatric Application of the STRAC Regional Hospital Trauma Registry Database: Pediatric Trauma Deaths in South Central Texas During 2004-2013

March: The Health Insurance Gap After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Texas

April: Relation of Mental Health to Alcohol and Substance Use Among Texas College Students

June: Burden of Falls in Persons Aged 65 Years and Older: Analysis of the Use of Emergency Medical Service in Travis County

August: Cranial Asymmetry Versus Microcephaly: Implications for Practice During the Zika Virus Epidemic

September: Access to Care of Low-Income Adults: Local Safety Nets Compared With Medicaid

December: Cancer Incidence Among Texas Publicly Funded Substance Abuse Treatment Clients

Articles Published in The Journal - 2018

October: Effects of Opioids and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Chronic Low Back Pain and Related Measures: Results From the PRECISION Pain Research Registry

Articles Published in The Journal - 2019

January: Relationship Between Intent to Vaccinate and the Education and Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus among Medical School Faculty and Students in Texas 

February: Colorectal Cancer Screening: Role of Family Physicians

May: Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization in Texas 1999 to 2010

August: A Qualitative Approach to Understanding HIV-Related Stress in Texas

September: Five Best Practices for More Effective Use of Ambulatory Electronic Health Records to Manage Chronic Disease