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BCMS Calendar
BCMS/Favorite Staffing
BCMS Phone App
Credentialing Services - BCVI
LifeBridge Free Personal Counseling
Online BCMS Physician Directory
Physicians' Purchasing Guide

San Antonio Medicine Magazine

Circle of Friends

CSI Health




Important Physician News and Deadlines


COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
Physicians: Do you or your staff still need the first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations? Have each medical staff person in your practice that still needs the first dose vaccination complete this form. Please double check the spelling of the email address and the accuracy of the phone number! This is NOT for your patients or the public!

Watch Out for COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have identified six fraudulent claims that are being made about COVID-19 vaccines. View scams.

BioMedSA Presents BioFest Invest
BioFest Invest brings together potential investors from across the nation and Texas bioscience companies seeking investment funding, while sharing best practices, connections, and valuable advice. There is one week left to register to pitch at BioFest Invest and the event is free for attendees and investors. Register here

COVID-19 Vaccines are Available at UT Health San Antonio
Welcoming walk-ins and scheduled appointments for anyone 16 or older to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine.
Walk-ins welcome at: UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing Hurd Auditorium 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
Everyone vaccinated will be scheduled to return in 21 days for their second dose. Register now

Virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol
Join TMA at noon on the first Tuesday of the month (April and May 2021) for a virtual legislative update and trip to the Capitol. TMA’s lobby team will outline issues important to medicine and actions you can take now to make a difference. Registration is FREE.
May 4

Free PPE Supplies
Need PPE for your practice? Let us help! Physician practices in need of PPE, please click here to indicate your PPE needs. Requests are filled as donated supplies are available.




Upcoming Community Events

SAMGMA Management 101
April 27│7:30 am │Register
Join SAMGMA for a presentation by Jessica Leal, HR Consultant with Employer Flexible, will discuss Top HR Tips that will include Hiring, Compliance, Employee Relations, Engagement, and COVID-19.

UT Health San Antonio
 History of Medicine: Spring Lecture Series

April 14 & 28, May 12│6:00 pm - 8:00 pm │Register

TMLT 2021 Risk Management
Online Spring Seminar Series

April 20 & 28│6:00 pm - 8:00 pm│ Register
This 2-hour CME seminar is intended for physicians of all specialties who are interested in practical ways to reduce the potential for malpractice liability.

Opioids and Chronic Pain Management
May 4│12:00 pm │Register
Texas Medical Board presents a FREE 1 hour CME presentation via Zoom.

Virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol
May 6│6:00 pm - 7:30 pm │Register

Resilience and Well-Being in the Time of a Pandemic
May 20│12:00 - 1:15 pm │Register
The Health Cell presents an informative panel discussion where we will hear from healthcare leaders on tools and strategies for adjusting to mental health stressors caused by changes resulting from the pandemic.

Texas MGMA Annual Conference
May 19-21│All Day │Register



Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor



Circle of Friends Silver 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 that it will only involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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