April 22, 2018

Vol. 7, No. 16


In this Issue…

News and Announcements
Texas Medical Board Appointment
BCMS Delegation News
TexMed 2018
Tricentennial Symposium
Walk with a Doc

BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      Rastegar Equity Partners
Network Alliance
BBVA Compass  


Texas Medical Board Appointment

Manuel Quinones, MD, appointed to Texas Medical Board

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Manuel “Manny” Quinones, Jr., M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, George De Loach, D.O., Robert Gracia, and David Vanderweide, M.D. to the Texas Medical Board for terms set to expire April 13, 2023. The board regulates the practice of medicine in Texas.

Manuel “Manny” Quinones, Jr., M.D. of San Antonio is a family physician with Health Texas Medical Group of San Antonio. He is a member and former president of Bexar County Medical Society and is currently on their Board of Directors and Board of Ethics. Additionally, he is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Clinical Faculty at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Medicine and has served on multiple local community boards including, The Witte Museum and the American Red Cross. Quinones received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from St. Mary’s University and a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine.

BCMS Delegation News

BCMS Delegation to TMA prepares for TexMed 2018

Shah and Kenton seeking elected positions


With TexMed 2018 just a little less than a month away, the BCMS Delegation to TMA has been busy reviewing resolutions and planning for BCMS representation on each of the TMA reference committees - Financial and Organizational Affairs; Medical Education; Science & Public Health and Socioeconomics – where final discussions will take place on resolutions submitted for consideration by county medical societies from around the state.


In addition, two physician members of the Delegation are running for TMA elected positions – Dr. Jayesh Shah for TMA Board of Trustees and Dr. Alex Kenton for AMA Alternate Delegate.  For more information on their respective campaigns, click on the following links:
Jayesh Shah, MD
Alexander Kenton, MD


To learn more about how you can get involved with the BCMS Delegation to TMA, contact Mary Nava, chief government affairs officer and delegation liaison at

TexMed 2018


Unite with your TMA colleagues this May to renew and revitalize your passion for medicine and more at TexMed 2018, TMA’s Annual Meeting.

While enjoying the charms of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, physician leaders will conduct TMA business, network with other specialties, and attend interdisciplinary continuing medical education (CME) programs.

Attendance at TexMed is a FREE member benefit. For more information, go to or call (800) 880-7955.


Click here to watch the video.

Tricentennial Symposium


Dear Friends,


As part of our 300th year Birthday Celebration, a group of physicians was determined to include as part of the festivities a look at our 300 years of history and advancements in medicine in San Antonio.


The symposium on May 12 seeks to give perspectives on all aspects of our medical history, from the earliest times of native medicine, to the actual precision medicine practiced in the 21st Century. You will also learn about the history of our hospitals and our multiple learning institutions.


Our designated speaker will share with us his thoughts about how “Health Institutions are the Future of San Antonio.”


I want to thank all of my colleagues and the administrative staff which has endured one full year of work to get to this point.


Please enjoy.


Alfonso Chiscano, MD

To RSVP Click Here

To see the full agenda click here.

Walk with a Doc


Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor


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.



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