Nov. 27, 2016

Vol. 5, No. 46


In this Issue…

      Get Involved! Volunteer for BCMS Committees


Leadership Development

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Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      Northwest Mutual



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 Offices will be closed Dec. 23-26 during the Christmas holiday




BCMS COO Melody Newsom Honored


The Bexar County Medical Society Chief Operating Officer, Melody Newsom, was recognized as the “Medical Reserve Corp Member of the Year” at the 2016 Alamo Area Citizen Corps Awards ceremony held November 19, 2016, at the Landa Haus in New Braunfels, Texas.


Ms. Newsom received a Public Service Medal and certificate which noted, “Melody’s leadership, guidance and support have been mission critical in securing the roving Medical teams that have assisted the Alamo Medical Reserve Corp and the City of San Antonio during times of exercise and disasters. She is a gifted leader and a dedicated public servant.”


Melody serves as the staff liaison to the BCMS Emergency Preparedness Committee and has been involved with and has coordinated BCMS’ physician emergency response teams since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.





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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San Antonio, TX 78249




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