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Important Physician News and Deadlines
BCMS is celebrating its 167th Anniversary
BCMS celebrates 167 years on September 22! The Bexar County Medical Society, established September 22, 1853, is the oldest county medical society in Texas and has a very strong membership of over 5,500 physicians representing all recognized medical specialties. 

COVID-19 Pediatric Sympton Severity Chart
COVID-19 may cause symptoms similar to a common cold or MISC-C so we have created a chart for parents so they can be aware and monitor their children closely for worsening symptoms. VIew our English version and Spanish version.

Effect of COVID-19 on Psychiatric Populations Survey
The Bexar County Psychiatric Society is wanting to assess the effect that COVID-19 has had on patient's overall mental health by looking at the patients that are being seen, how medical professionals have been delivering care, changes in patient populations, and presentation to clinics. Take Survey

P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library Celebrates 50 Years
The P.I. Nixon Library is celebrating their 50th anniversary. Due to COVID-19, they will be hosting a series of online lectures between October and November. View calendar

COVID-19 Makes It Even More Vital to Get Your Flu Shot Early
Doctors are encouraging getting the flu shot to prevent a possible catastrophe: a “twindemic,” or surge in COVID-19 cases coupled with a severe, or even average, flu season. Read full story

San Antonio Bar Association Judicial Candidate Forum
The SABA Medical Legal Liaison Committee and the Bexar County Women's Bar are pleased to co-host the 2020 virtual Judicial Candidate Forum. Candidates may make brief statements followed by Q&A. RSVP

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

Metro Health Weekly COVID-19 Townhall Medical Provider Update
September 21│6:00 pm │Join meeting
Panelists Dr. Junda Woo and Dr. Anita Kurian will provide COVID-19 updates and local guidance, and will answer questions.

An Interview with Cyber Attorney, Adrian Senyszyn
September 22│12:15 pm │RSVP
TMLT Webinar Series

Social Determinants to Health Virtual CME
October 8│7:0 pm │SAVE THE DATE
Bexar County Psychiatric Society with UT Health SA and Laurel Ridge Treatment Center presents a Virtual CME presented by Jessica Sandoval, MD.
Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor
Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor
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.
Bexar County Medical Society
4334 N Loop 1604 W, Ste 200
San Antonio, TX 78249
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