The Weekly Dose           Bexar County Medical Society

Week of Dec. 29,  2013 

Vol. 3, No. 16



BCMS Physician Musician and Talent Show


Feb. 22

Josephine Theater


Talent casting call

still open!



BCMS and Alamo Music Center will host the Physician Musician and Talent Show from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Josephine Theater, 339 W. Josephine St.


Talented physician acts are being sought for the 2014 showcase. BCMS is seeking a variety of acts and styles, including, but not limited to, playing a musical instrument, dancing, singing, magic acts, comedians and skit performances.


To register your act, click here, or for additional information, call (210) 301-4395.




Happy New Year and 

best wishes for 2014

from the BCMS staff! 






Just a little over a month left to submit your resolutions


By Mary E. Nava, MBA

BCMS Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer


Do you have a TMA policy change suggestion or recommendation for a stance on an issue?


Submit your resolutions now to the Bexar County Delegation to TMA.


Deadline is Jan. 31.  For the sample resolution form, click here. Completed resolutions should be sent to the delegation liaison Mary Nava.  


For local discussion on these and other legislative advocacy topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting 

Mary Nava. 




Most of your 2014 annual membership dues are tax deductible!


Second year in practice and above, your dues are $845 for 2014; $752.66 is tax deductible. The BCMS portion is 100 percent tax deductible ($332). TMA portion is 82 percent tax deductible ($513).


Your 2014 dues renewal statement has been mailed, and in order to receive a 2013 tax deduction for the 2014 dues, your payment must be received by BCMS or TMA no later than Dec. 31, 2013.


With the ever-changing healthcare landscape, it is important to have a strong and unified voice for the physicians of Texas. Don't let your membership lapse!


Click here  to renew online or call BCMS at (210) 301-4371.



To review some of the many benefits of membership with BCMS and TMA, 





Let us relieve your staffing headaches! 

We have staffing solutions to fit all your healthcare staffing needs!


BCMS Staffing Service has been staffing member physician offices in South Texas for more than 30 years! Our comprehensive offerings include direct hire, temp-to-perm, short- and long-term contracts and per diem (just-in-time) staffing. Let us help you find the healthcare professionals that match your experience and scheduling needs.

Please consider the physician below. She is currently seeking a position in the San Antonio region:

BCMS Staffing is assisting a physician interested in a full-time position in the San Antonio area. The candidate is currently at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, finishing her fellowship in sleep medicine. She will be relocating with her fiancee to San Antonio upon completion of the program. She is available to interview immediately, and she is hoping to accept a position in pediatric sleep/pulmonary care after July 1, 2014.


Whether you need a single staffing service or a complete workforce solution, we can save you time and money by providing the specific healthcare professionals and services you need!

Please contact us for more information about the above candidate.

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This information is sent on behalf of a valued BCMS Circle of Friends sponsor at the platinum level, but it is not an endorsement. 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 and only will involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients. 



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