March 19, 2017

Vol. 6, No. 11


In this Issue…

BCMS Delegation Update

TMA Seminar

BCMS Classifieds

NMA Conference

BCMS Alliance

Save the Date

Space For Lease

Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors


BCMS Delegation Update

BCMS announces candidate for TMA Board of Trustees


With TexMed 2017 fast approaching, the BCMS Delegation to TMA has been busy writing and reviewing resolutions in preparation for TMA’s annual meeting taking place May 5-6 in Houston. 

At this time, the BCMS Delegation to TMA is excited to announce John Holcomb, MD as a candidate for TMA Board of Trustees.


Click  here to read the announcement letter.


For more information on the activities of the BCMS Delegation to TMA or to learn about how you can become a member of the Delegation, contact Mary Nava, chief government affairs officer and delegation liaison at


TMA Seminar

Tuesday, April 11: Bexar County Medical Society

9 a.m. 12:30 p.m. • 4334 N Loop 1604 W, Suite 200.

The Best Front Desk: Transforming Customer Service



Your front desk staff often are the first people your patients see and/or talk to. Give them the training they need to build strong communication, telephone, and conflict resolution skills that will keep your patients happy and coming back.

This seminar will teach your staff:

  • How to make the best first impression
  • Communication techniques for the best customer service
  • Best practices through mini case studies and practice scenarios


Registration Fee (per attendee)

$149 TMA member or staff                                   $249 Nonmember

Register today • Mail to InReach, 5700 S. MoPAC, Ste. C310, Austin, TX 78749 • Fax to 512-381-1571 • online

• Check-in with breakfast breads at 8:30 a.m., seminar 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

BCMS Classifieds

Looking for a good deal on some medical equipment or office space?

Check out the Classifieds section on the BCMS Web page.

As a service to BCMS members, medical-related classified ads can be placed on the web site at no charge. Things that can be advertised include:

Medical equipment and office furniture
Physician and Administrative jobs opportunities
Practices for sale or lease

Click here to see more.

NMA Conference

Click here for more information.


BCMS Alliance

Volunteer Sign up for Siclovia on Sunday, March 26th 11-4 p.m.

Hello Alliance Members!

We are so excited to be giving away 400 bike helmets at the 2017 Spring Siclovia event taking place on Sunday, March 26th from 11-4 p.m.

We need your help fitting these helmets on the children of SA. It will be a such a fun, family friendly event! You can come by for an hour or stay the whole time. 

Let's come together and make a difference! More details soon on the location of our tent.

Your Civic and Philanthropic Chair,

Valerie Garrison

Date: 03/26/2017 (Sun.)

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT

Location: Siclovia BCMS Alliance tent

Click here to sign up.

Save the Date

"When Breath Becomes Air": A Conversation with Lucy Kalanithi

Lucy Kalanithi, MD, whose husband, Paul Kalanithi, MD, wrote the hauntingly beautiful memoir "When Breath Becomes Air" as a meditation on his life and approaching death at age 37, speaks at the UT Health San Antonio Holly Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 23.

Please register for this free event
here or at


Space For Lease


Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor



Circle of Friends Gold 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.



Bexar County Medical Society

4334 N Loop 1604 W., Suite 200

San Antonio, TX 78249



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