January 2022


In this issue...

Belinda Clare Named CEO of TCMS 
Register for TMA Winter Conference 
Annual Business Meeting and Award Presentation
Discounted Tickets to UT Basketball and Broadway Austin! 

Belinda Clare Named CEO of TCMS
Marshall Cothran, Chief Strategy Officer

Belinda Clare has been appointed Executive Vice President/CEO of Travis County Medical Society (TCMS) effective January 1, 2022. 
As Chief Operations Officer since 1994, Belinda has developed, directed, and evolved Medical Society operations and programs to serve a rapidly growing and changing membership. In 2020, Belinda redirected operations to provide PPE, vaccines, and COVID-19 information to the medical community. She has served on the board of the American Association of Medical Society Executives and has led national initiatives to develop replication models to help other medical societies establish Credentials Verification, Project Access, and Physician Wellness programs.

She succeeds Marshall Cothran, who has transitioned to Chief Strategy Officer for Travis County Medical Society and its affiliate organizations, We Are Blood and United Tissue Resources, also effective January 1, 2022. 
Marshall previously served for 28 years as CEO of the affiliated organizations. As Chief Strategy Officer, he remains on the leadership team as advisor to the three newly appointed CEOs: Belinda Clare, Executive Vice President of TCMS; Marian Garrard, President of We Are Blood; and Jeff Cox, President of United Tissue Resources. 

Register for TMA Winter Conference

January 28 - 29, 2022
Join your colleagues at the Hyatt Regency Austin for the 2022 TMA Winter Conference.
Many boards, councils, and committees are held in conjunction with the conference. For more information about these groups, visit the TMA Leadership page of our website.

Watch the TCMS Annual Business Meeting and Award Presentation

The TCMS Annual Business Meeting and Award presentations video is available for you.
This year’s award recipients:
Physician of the Year: Dr. Jordan Weingarten
Humanitarian: Dr. Jeffree James
Young Physician: Dr. Andy Tau
Citation for Distinguished Public Service: Dr. Mark Escott

TCMS Has Discounted Tickets to UT Basketball and Broadway Austin!

See UT Men’s Basketball against Oklahoma and Baylor at a special rate or choose a show fresh from Broadway.