TAFP member elected board president
of TMF Health Quality Institute
TAFP member David E. Garza, D.O., has been elected president of the TMF Health Quality Institute Board of Trustees. TMF Health Quality Institute is a nonprofit health care consulting company. Its 18-member board is comprised of physicians elected from the TMF membership, non-physicians, and consumer representatives. Garza has served on the TMF board since 2006 and he will serve a one-year term as president.
“Dr. Garza has strong experience as a leader and will build on the guidance provided by our recent president, Dr. Maya Bledsoe,” said Tom Manley, CEO of TMF Health Quality Institute, in a press release. "His active involvement in local, state, and national health care will provide valuable insight to lead TMF through its next phase of growth in the era of health care reform."
In his community of Laredo, Garza is a solo practice family physician. He has been on active staff at Doctors Hospital of Laredo and Laredo Medical Center since 1993 where he has served in various leadership positions including chief of staff, chairman of the board of trustees (DHL), and chief of family medicine (LMC). Garza was awarded his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree by the University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.