Oct. 13, 2019

Important Physician News and Events

·         State Health Advisory: New Syphilis Testing Requirements During Pregnancy In Effect

·         Vote to extend Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

·         TMB clarifies prescribing limits for acute pain

·         BCMS Election Results

In This Issue of

The Weekly Dose

Circle of Friends – Support Those Who Support BCMS

BCMS Programs
and Services

BCMS Auto Show

Statehouse Achievements 1hr CME

LifeBridge Physician Counseling - Free & Confidential

Free Physician Portrait Sessions

Medical Community News & Events


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

BCMS Auto Show

33rd Annual BCMS Auto Show

Thursday, October 17 5:30 to 8:30 PM

BCMS Building • 4334 N Loop 1604 W • San Antonio, Texas 78249

Music by: The Rick Cavender Band

Nine area restaurants serving their best for a ‘Taste of BCMS’. You be the judge!

Enjoy New Cars, Food, Drink and Family Time!

Medicine’s Statehouse Achievements In 2019

BCMS and TMA present:

Medicine’s Statehouse Achievements In 2019

Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM with Ethics

Presentations by: Troy Alexander, Director, TMA Legislative Affairs and
representative from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 6:30 pm

BCMS Building • 4334 N Loop 1604 W • San Antonio, Texas 78249

LifeBridge - Help for the Stressed Physician!

Bexar County Medical Society’s Newest Member Benefit

Physician Counseling & Wellness Program

·         Dealing with stress at work?

·         Need someone to talk to confidentially?

·         Is stress affecting your professional and/or personal life?

Click Here to start your free 30 days counseling.

Free Physician Portrait Sitting

Now is the time to update your photo for the BCMS Physician & Medical Directory and your online Find a Doctor profile.

JRussell Photography will be at BCMS to take FREE professional portraits of all physicians.

Photo shoots are currently being scheduled beginning November 4.

To schedule your photo shoot, please call JRussell at 512-266-8921 or go online to (choose "Schedule" from the menu on the left side of the website, then choose "Guest Account" to get to the calendar). If you do not schedule an appointment either by calling or going online. JRussell will be calling to schedule you an appointment.

We encourage all physicians (and staff) to take advantage of the free sittings.

Community News and Events

·         UTHSA – President’s Gala endowment in caregiving, honors Karen and Ronald Herrmann

·         October 18 – Honor A Physician Doing Outstanding Public Health Work

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

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

·         The Health Cell – Call for Speakers – The State of the Industry

·         UHS – Weekly News Digest October 11 issue

Circle of Friends Platinum 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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