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Webb-Zapata-Jim Hogg County Medical Society physicians featured in AMA article

Reynaldo Godines, MD, Sunny Wong, MD, and Eloy Zamarron, Jr., MD, with masks for the Webb-Zapata-Jim Hogg County Medical Society.
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Laredo doctor serves in TMA leadership position

Laredo physician Dr. Luis M. Benavides has started serving on the Texas Medical Association’s Council on Socioeconomic during the TMA fall conference in Austin. TMA member physicians and medical students are usually appointed or elected to one of TMA’s 25 boards, councils and committees. The association is responsible for studying healthcare related issues and making recommendations on important health care policies that affect Texas patients as well as physicians. The council on socioeconomics makes recommendations related to the socioeconomic aspects of medical care and regulations that affect physicians and their patients. 
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President: Reynaldo Godines, MD
Vice-President: Melchor Pablo Cardenas, MD
Secretary-Treasurer: Eloy Zamarron, Jr., MD
Immediate Past President: Dr. Luis Manuel Benavides, MD
Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Censors: Francisco Javier Cervantes-Gonzalez, MD