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BCMS Calendar
BCMS/Favorite Staffing
BCMS Phone App
Credentialing Services - BCVI
LifeBridge Free Personal Counseling
Online BCMS Physician Directory
Physicians' Purchasing Guide

San Antonio Medicine Magazine

Circle of Friends

 Welcome New Silver Sponsor to our
Circle of Friends Program


The Oaks Center



Important Physician News and Deadlines


BCMS Student Collaboration Committee: White Coats Feed Hope
The Student Collaboration Committee of BCMS is proud to sponsor White Coats Feed Hope, a fundraiser for the San Antonio Food Bank. Please help us support the San Antonio Food Bank by making a contribution to this fundraiser and sharing this link with your family and friends. Every dollar raised will advance San Antonio Food Bank's great cause!
Donate here.

San Antonio Metro Health COVID-19 Monthly Epidemiological Report
October marked month 8 of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting Bexar County. While the months of August and September showed a decline in case numbers and progress towards a milder phase of the pandemic, the month of October showed a modest but steady increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. In the 3rd week of October, Bexar County’s COVID-19 risk level moved from ‘Low’ to ‘Moderate’. Continue reading.

TMB Emergency Rule Allows Chronic-Pain Telephone Refills
In response to the state’s continuing COVID-19 disaster declaration, the Texas Medical Board adopted a new emergency rule allowing for refills of prescriptions for chronic pain patients who recently saw their doctor via telemedicine. View rule.

TMA Human Trafficking CME Meets Medical License Renewal Requirements
As the Texas Medical Association reported in June, physicians who renew their medical licenses after Sept. 1, 2020, are required to take one hour of CME that addresses human trafficking. Continue reading.

Free PPE Supplies
Need PPE for your practice? Let us help! Physician practices in need of PPE, please click here to indicate your PPE needs. Requests are filled as donated supplies are available.



Upcoming Community Events

A Conversation with Texas Biomedical Research
Institute's Newest Leader, Dr. Akudo Anyanwu

November 19│12:00 pm │Register
The Health Cell is hosting Dr. Akudo Anyanwu, Vice President of Development, global health and international development expert, and social entrepreneur.

SAMGMA Lunch Connection
November 19│12:00 pm │RSVP
Lisa Duran will discuss "Navigating Negativity in the Workplace".
In this session, she will be using Jon Gordon’s concepts to give you tools to positively navigate negativity and complaining in the workplace. 



Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors



Circle of Friends Silver Sponsor


The Bexar County Medical Society is proud to Welcome a New Silver Sponsor to our Circle of Friends program. Please support this sponsor with your patronage.




Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors! Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.The Society continues its pledge to you that it will only involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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