Nov. 10, 2019

Important Physician News and Events

·         Texas Voters Approve Renewed Funding for Cancer Research (CPRIT)– Prop 6

In This Issue of

The Weekly Dose

Circle of Friends – Support Those Who Support BCMS

BCMS Programs
and Services

2020 Committee Volunteers

Update on Children's Vaccines - SAM

New BCMS Controller

BCMS Physician & Medical Directory

Medical Community News & Events

CBI Group

Investment Realty

Synergy FCU

Physicians' Purchasing Guide

Auto Program

BCMS Calendar

BCMS/Favorite Staffing

Credentialing Services - BCVI

LifeBridge Free Physician Counseling

Online BCMS Physician Directory

Phone App by BCMS

San Antonio Medicine Magazine

2020 Committee Volunteers Wanted

BCMS is seeking physician members who would like to participate in committees for 2020. Your leadership and participation is fundamental for the well-being of organized medicine and the Bexar County Medical Society. Your involvement makes our committees strong and vibrant! The stronger the participation, the more BCMS can accomplish. You can help make a difference to the practice of medicine. A few examples of BCMS committees are: Emergency Preparedness, Legislative and Socioeconomics, Public Health, Women in Medicine, etc. For a full list and to volunteer, click here.

San Antonio Medicine Article Spotlight

In Bexar County, immunization coverage rates remain high but, with recent outbreaks and setbacks in coverage rates for some key vaccine preventable diseases, Bexar County must continue to increase its vaccination rates. The Texas Vaccines for Children (TVFC) program presents an opportunity for physicians in Bexar County to increase vaccination rates by eliminating barriers to offering and obtaining vaccines. …

Read the full article in the November issue of San Antonio Medicine Magazine

New BCMS Controller

BCMS is proud to announce that Yvonne Nino has been promoted to Controller of BCMS as of November 1. Yvonne has been with BCMS for four years working with our former Controller. She will manage the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department including budgets, audits, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, etc.

Yvonne has 29 years of experience as a Controller with a firm here in San Antonio.

BCMS Physician & Medical Directory

For the first time, the 2019-2020 Physician & Medical Directory is available in an online ‘flipbook’ format. Click here to go to the online version or you can visit the BCMS website at and click on the Physician & Medical Directory logo on the left side of the page.

If you did not receive a printed Directory this year and would still like one, please notify and one will be delivered or mailed to you. As a benefit of membership, Members may request one free copy per year.

Click here if you would like to purchase additional copies.

Community News and Events

·         November 12 – TMLT - LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY ROADMAP: What you need to know

·         November 14 – SAMGMA Management 101 Breakfast Series

·         November 21 – SAMGMA Mixer

·         December 3 – Know any Outstanding Science Teachers? Nominate Them for a TMA Grant

·         December 14 – UTHSA - Heart Rhythm Focus San Antonio Symposium

·         UHS – Weekly News Digest November 8 issue

·         HealthTexas Medical Group Opens Helotes Clinic

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor

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.

Bexar County Medical Society

4334 N Loop 1604 W, Ste 200

San Antonio, TX 78249


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