April 28, 2019

Vol. 8, No. 17

In this Issue
Last First Tuesdays Coming Up
Women in Medicine
BCMS Medical Classifieds

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Stay tuned to this column for more updates on the final weeks of the 86th Legislative Session, which ends May 27. To register for the final First Tuesdays visit to the Capitol coming up on May 7, 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

Women in Medicine

Percentage of Women in Texas Med Schools Hits Record High


The 2018 freshman class at Texas medical schools contains a record high percentage of women, according to data compiled by the Texas Medical Association.


The proportion of female first-year enrollments in Texas rose to 52.3 percent, up from 50.1 percent in 2017, and edging out the previous record of 51.4 percent hit in 2003. In raw numbers, Texas' 12 medical schools accepted 1,053 women and 960 men in 2018, according to enrollment figures from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the schools.


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BCMS Medical Classifieds

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Practice Opportunities

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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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