June 18, 2017

Vol. 6, No. 24


In this Issue…

Government Affairs News

Call For BCMS Nominations

Military Health Seminar

Drug Misuse Prevention Summit

BCMS Auto Program


Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

MedPro Group

Government Affairs News

Mayor-elect Ron Nirenberg takes the stage to greet supporters at his

campaign headquarters on June 10.

BCMS looks forward to visits with new mayor and city council members


The June 10th municipal runoff elections are now over and our new mayor and city council members will be sworn-in on June 21. The first city council meeting of the new officials is June 22.


The new City Council looks like this:

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Dist. 1 – Roberto Trevino

Dist. 2 – William “Cruz” Shaw

Dist. 3 – Rebecca Viagran

Dist. 4 – Rey Saldana

Dist. 5 – Shirley Gonzalez

Dist. 6 – Greg Brockhouse

Dist. 7 – Ana Sandoval

Dist. 8 – Manny Pelaez

Dist. 9 – John Courage

Dist. 10 – Clayton Perry

BCMS congratulates all the winners and looks forward to future visits and continued discussions on healthcare matters in San Antonio.


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

 Call For BCMS Nominations

Click here for a nomination form.

Military Health Seminar

Learn to Meet High Priority Military Healthcare Needs



featuring Jose Salinas, PhD 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hilton San Antonio Airport Hotel

611 NW Loop 410

San Antonio, TX 78216
Click here for more info.


Drug Misuse Prevention Summit


 The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is conducting regional Town Halls to discuss suggested best practices and solutions to prevent prescription drug misuse. The Town Halls will be two to three hours in length. HHSC and local community representatives will make remarks and then ask for public comments and suggestions.


San Antonio
Tuesday, July 18 - 2-5 pm
Oblate Whitley Theological Center 
285 Oblate Drive 
San Antonio, Texas 78216-6693

Click here to register.

BCMS Auto Program

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

Circle of Friends Silver Sponsor





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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