Nov. 20, 2016

Vol. 5, No. 45


In this Issue…

      Get Involved! Volunteer for BCMS Committees

BCMS Auto Program

Legislative News

Leadership Development

Space For Lease

Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      Favorite Staffing
       Ozona Bank



VOLUNTEER for 2017 BCMS Committees


It is time to recruit strong leaders to serve on BCMS committees.

Your participation is fundamental to the well-being of the society. The future of BCMS resides on the physicians who volunteer their time to make the society's committees strong and vibrant.


To volunteer for a BCMS committee and make a difference, please click here and indicate your choice(s) on the committee preference form, or print and fax it to 301-2150.



BCMS Auto Concierge Program

Compare the "Traditional way" to buy a vehicle with the "BCMS Auto Program way"


                 Traditional way


1Decide you need a new vehicle.

2. Take time to visit multiple dealerships.

3. Deal with all the different salespeople. 

4. Visit more dealers to find the perfect vehicle.

5.  You find the vehicle. 

6. Now the negotiation starts.

7. The going back and forth.

8. Remember, they are the professionals. 

9. Now, meet the "closer".

10. You get frustrated, there must be a better way.

11. Did I get the best price?

                 BCMS Auto Program way:

1. Decide you need a new vehicle

2. Send the Auto Program your Online Vehicle Request

3. Enjoy a new or pre-owned vehicle!

4. Get credit approval online Online Credit Application

Three ways to access the Auto Program:
1. Complete our 
Online Vehicle Request

2. Call 210-301-4367 
3. Email



(l-r):  David Shulman, MD; Sen. Judith Zaffirini, and Ashok Kumar, MD, pause for a photo

during the Nov. 16 reception held in Sen. Zaffirini's honor.


Senator Judith Zaffirini honored at San Antonio reception


Last week, a group of physicians attended a community-wide reception held in honor of Sen. Judith Zaffirini (District 21) at Club Giraud.  Among attendees at the Nov. 16 event were:  David Shulman, MD; Ashok Kumar, MD; Alex Kenton, MD and Jaime Garza, MD.


For local discussion on legislative advocacy topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava, chief government affairs officer, at


Mark your calendars now to join us in our First Tuesdays visits to the Capitol during the 85th Legislative Session.  To register, go to




The Texas A&M University College of Medicine - Round Rock Campus, cordially invites you and your colleagues to participate in the PHYSICIAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE. This one day CME program is designed to provide an enjoyable and engaging learning experience while providing physicians with practical and relevant skills to be leaders in their organizations.


The program will be held on Saturday January 14, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Arboretum in Austin, Texas.

CME credits will be offered including Ethics.
To register or to request additional information, call 512-341-4939 or email










Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

This information is sent on behalf of our sponsors 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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