Aug. 18,2019

Vol. 8, No. 32

Important News and Events

Circle of Friends– Support Those Who Support BCMS

BCMS Programs and Services

Post-Session Legislative Mixer

Sister City Delegation Coming

BCMS Auto Program

Holocaust Memorial Museum



Physicians Purchasing Guide

Auto Program

BCMS/Favorite Staffing

Credentialing - BCVI


Leadership Course

BCMS Post-Session Legislative Mixer a Huge Success

Over 80 guests attended the BCMS 86th Session Legislative Wrap-up Mixer held on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Peripheral Vascular Associates (PVA) Main Avenue Medical Plaza in downtown San Antonio. A special thank you to PVA President of the Board, Demetrios Macris, MD and the PVA leadership team for partnering with BCMS to host and sponsor the Mixer.

(L-R) Dr. Gerardo Ortega, Sen. Pete Flores, District 19,

Dr. Jesse Moss, Jr.

Sister City Delegation Coming to San Antonio

Did you know the Bexar County Medical Society (BCMS) has been involved with the San Antonio Sister City program and has sister city society relationships with three cities from around the world? BCMS’ sister city relationships include Monterey, Mexico; Chennai, India, and the oldest with Kumamoto, Japan which started in 1992. Since that time each society sends a delegation to its counterpart’s city for medical exchanges and goodwill visits.

A delegation of 28 from the BCMS sister city society from Kumamoto, Japan, the Kumamoto City Medical Association, will be visiting our beautiful city August 25-28.

The delegation will be meeting with City officials and sightseeing August 26 and visiting the BCMS headquarters, touring the University of the Incarnate Word Medical School and other medical facilities on August 27.

BCMS members and their families are invited to join us for a formal reception and dinner with our guests on August 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Menger Hotel. The cost per person is $75. Click here to reserve your spot today!

BCMS Auto Program

The BCMS Auto and Truck Concierge can find your next vehicle. Email or call 210-301-4367 to let us know the Year, Make, Model, Color and equipment desired. 24/7 Concierge FREE member service! Wide range of Francise dealers with New and thousands of Pre-Owned vehicles. Financing as low as 2.70% With approved credit.

Are you looking for a new 2019 Ram 1500? Check out our Auto Review by Stephen Schutz, MD in the August edition of San Antonio Medicine.

Looking at another vehicle check out our Auto Review Archive Here.

BCMS 33rd Annual Auto Show – Save the Date: October 17th

BCMS Alliance

Join us for a special tour of the

Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio


A Holocaust survivor will share her experiences

with us during the tour.


Thursday, August 29, 2019

10 am – 12 noon

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Campus

San Antonio Jewish Community, 2nd Floor

12500 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78231


RSVP to: by Mon. Aug. 26

Click here for more information

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

The Bexar County Medical Society is proud to Welcome


as a New Platinum Sponsor to our Circle of Friends program.

Please support this sponsor with your patronage. Thank you!

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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