Feb. 10, 2019

Vol. 8, No. 6

In this Issue…
First Tuesdays
TMLT Spring Seminar

Liver Disease Conference
BCMS Auto Program

      Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Sol Schwartz & Associates, PC

First Tuesdays

Feb. First Tuesdays now in the books

The first ‘First Tuesdays’ of the 86th Legislative Session took place on Feb. 5. Physicians, BCMS Alliance members and students participated in several meetings with legislators and staff. A number of topics were discussed, including: Graduate medical education (GME); physician loan repayment; Medicaid reimbursement; maternal mortality and telemedicine. 

Many thanks to the attendees, who made our visits at the Capitol a success:  Physicians - Dan Deane, MD; Pam Hall, MD; Alex Kenton, MD; Jayesh Shah, MD and John Shepherd, MD; Alliance members – James Duerr; Jennifer Lewis and Jenny Shepherd; and medical students, Marc Ghoson from UIW; and from UT Health – Phil Acosta; Dana Glaser; Karan Vir Goenka; Glory Hughes; Jessie Larouere; Swetha Maddipudi; Sharon Mathi; Jen Nordhauser; Cory Nun; Sushmitha Ramesh; Sabi Shrestha; Vanessa Trivino; Luke Verlinsky; Ryan Wealther and Chelsea Wu.

The next First Tuesdays is on March 5. We encourage all our members to get involved and participate in at least one First Tuesday this session. To register, please visit:

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

TMLT Spring Seminar

Liver Disease Conference

BCMS Auto Program

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

The Bexar County Medical Society is proud to Welcome these

Renewing Sponsors to our Circle of Friends program.


Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor

Circle of Friends Silver Sponsor

Please support these sponsors with your patronage.



Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

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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