OUR MISSION, VISION, VALUES

Who We Are

Texas Doctors for Social Responsibility (TDSR) are a diverse group of physicians who believe that every Texan, regardless of their income, should have access to comprehensive healthcare.

The Mission

Our mission is to lead physicians and local communities as they advocate for a more just and cost-effective healthcare system in the state of Texas.

The Vision

We envision a world where every physician is an advocate for achieving universal and sustainable healthcare coverage for all Texans.

The Methods to Accomplish Our Mission

  • Promoting legislative actions that expand healthcare for the working poor and underinsured in Texas
  • Advocating for enrollment in affordable and subsidized health insurance programs such as the ACA -Supporting cost-effective initiatives that compensate healthcare providers fairly for quality treatment
  • Educating the public about the long-term consequences of high uninsured rates and untreated chronic illness on the wellbeing of society
  • Empowering patients and physicians to tell their stories to their community stakeholders and policymakers

OUR BOARD MEMBERS

Board Chair & President
Dr. Rodolfo Morales Urby
Family Medicine

Erica Salinas
Treasurer

Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaen
Family Practice

Dr. Richard Switzer
Pediatrics

Dr. Daniel Deane
Pediatrics

Dr. Cecily David
Pediatrics, Retired

Ted Fox
Hospital Administrator, Retired

Javier Roman
Owner, Worldwide Languages

Linda Roman
Owners, Worldwide Languages

Dr. Jaime Estrada
Executive Director
Ex-Officio

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Juan Flores
Health Care Policy and Hispanic Socioeconomic and Health Issues Expert

Evelyn Delgado
President and Executive Director of Healthy Futures of Texas

OUR PARTNERS

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”African Proverb

Collaboration is key. We work closely with our allies to fight for a more just and cost-effective healthcare system in Texas: