The Weekly Dose           Bexar County Medical Society

Week of  Jan. 18,  2015 

Vol. 4, No.  19

  'When an Eating Disorder Patient Needs Medical Treatment: Perils, Pitfalls and Follow-up'



Philip Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS,

a leading medical expert on eating disorders


Free 1.5 CME roundtable discussion and dinner

sponsored by Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio 


6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 10


17603 IH-10 West


Space limited; reservations required by Feb. 3


For information, contact Ginger Martin




San Antonio Medicine magazine is looking for a few good men and women. 

Volunteers are sought for the BCMS Communications/ Publications Committee, which oversees magazine articles. For information, email


Writers also are needed on the topic: Why I became a doctor. Send your submission (approximately 400 words) to 

by March 1. 


You and your guest are cordially invited to the joint

Installation of Officers honoring


James L. Humphreys, MD, 

2015 BCMS President


Gerardo Ortega, MD, 

2015 BCMS Foundation President


Rebecca Christopherson,

2015 BCMS Alliance President


Oak Hills Country Club

5403 Fredericksburg Road 

San Antonio, TX 78229


Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Reception 6:30 p.m. 

Dinner and Program 7 p.m.


Business or Cocktail Attire


Reservations are required 

by Tuesday, Jan. 20.

 Please call 301-4381, ext. 195,

or click here.







84th Legislative Session kicks off 

Rep. Joe Straus re-elected house speaker


By Mary E. Nava, MBA

Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer 


On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the 84th Texas Legislature began with its usual pomp and circumstance with the swearing-in of the newly elected or returning state representatives and senators.


For San Antonio and Bexar County, there was an added plus: Texas House Speaker Joe Straus was elected to his fourth term as speaker. Stay tuned to this column for information and updates from the 84th Session. 


If you haven't already registered to attend one of the upcoming First Tuesdays visits to the Capitol, please do so today by clicking here.


For local discussion on this and other advocacy topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava.



BCMS appreciates renewing 

Circle of Friends sponsor at the platinum level

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT)



 Platinum-level Circle of Friends sponsors

contribute $10,000 or more to BCMS annually.


Support our sponsors;

our sponsors support us!


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Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors! 

This information is sent on behalf of a valued 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. 







Learn about the Choosing Wisely campaign and how it can help you. Watch the Choosing Wisely CME webinar and earn 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 3.75 ethics credits. 


For a limited time, the Choosing Wisely CME bundle

is available FREE by clicking here.





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