Dr. Andrew Watson of Memphis and MMS’s Immediate Past President has been elected as the 2023-2024 President of the Tennessee Medical Association. Dr. Watson will serve one year as President-Elect, one year as President and one year as Immediate Past President. His primary role is to be the face of and spokesman for the TMA with its membership, the media, government officials, and citizens of Tennessee.
“It’s truly an honor to be elected by my peers across the state,” he says. “I’m eager to get to work strengthening organized medicine in Tennessee.”
Dr. Watson has been a TMA member since 2005, recently having served eight years on the TMA Legislative committee. He has held a number of leadership roles at the local and state level, and he has served numerous times as a delegate with TMA’s House of Delegates.
“Dr. Watson has been one of the most dedicated leaders we have had at Memphis Medical Society and TMA,” Clint Cummins, MHA, CEO says. “I have experienced the impact of his leadership first-hand and we know he will make a great impact across the state, making practicing medicine better for physicians and their patients.”
Dr. Watson will be officially installed on May 21st, 2022 at TMA’s Annual Meeting and House of Delegates at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.
Dr. Watson is a board-certified cardiologist in practice with St. Francis Cardiology Associates.