TMF Welcomes New Medical Director Dr. Michael Baron

The TMF Board of Directors welcomes Michael Baron, MD, MPH, FASAM, who joined the Foundation as medical director effective February 1, 2017. Dr. Baron succeeds Roland W. Gray, MD, DFASAM, who served as medical director of the TMF from 2002 to 2017. “The strong foundation that Dr. Gray has laid for the TMF has been…

Every Month is Recovery Month

The TMF and the addiction community celebrates National Recovery Month every September, but the reality is that “Recovery Month is every month,” according to TMF officials. With that in mind, the TMF urges the physician community to honor someone in recovery or someone who has influenced their own recovery journey with a donation to the Physician’s…

TMF Announces Medical Director Transition

It is with a mixture of sadness and great appreciation that the Tennessee Medical Foundation announces the retirement of Roland W. Gray, MD, from the position of TMF Medical Director effective February 1, 2017. As Dr. Gray explained to someone recently, “I have grandchildren in several states and I am ready to spend more time with…

TMF Medical Director: Turn the Tide on Opioid Crisis

“With families and friends across the state and country in crisis, it’s time for our elected leaders to address this pressing public health problem on all fronts.” TMF Medical Director Roland Gray, MD, DFASAM, has written an op-ed for the Tennessean newspaper in Nashville, praising U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) for his past support and urging…

TMF Launches “Stories” Campaign

The Tennessee Medical Foundation has launched its spring campaign entitled “Stories,” sharing personal accounts of how the TMF’s Physician’s Health Program (PHP) has helped restore program participants to health, their families and their practices. The anonymous stories, collected from past and current PHP participants and program supporters, help illustrate the need for a comprehensive, rehabilitation-focused program for…

Caduceus Retreat Speakers to Focus on Stress Management, Addiction

One new and one returning expert are the featured speakers for the TMF’s 30th Annual Caduceus Retreat, scheduled for June 3-5 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Brentwood, TN. Dr. David Posen Retreat keynote speaker David Posen, MD, known as “Doc Calm” to his audiences, is an international speaker, author and seminar leader…

2016 Annual Caduceus Retreat

Annual Tennessee Caduceus Retreat* June 3-5, 2016 Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Brentwood, TN REGISTER ONLINE – By May 1 ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS – By May 6 Speakers This year’s retreat will feature presentations from David B. Posen, MD, an expert in stress management, and author and screenwriter William Borchert, speaking on growing up in an alcoholic…