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Auto Program
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



TMA Insurance Trust


Important Physician News and Deadlines


Call for Nominations 2022 Elected BCMS Leadership Positions
Do you have a passion for leadership? Do you know someone that you admire and their vision for the future? It is time to nominate yourself or your colleagues to lead the BCMS physician membership in 2022. Yes, 2022! Please click here to see your options. Deadline for nominations is July 14, 2021.

BCMS COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Licensed Medical Professionals and others are still needed for the Mass Vaccination Clinics being held at the Alamo Dome and Mobile Vaccination Clinic. All vaccinators/drawers must register on the Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry (TDVR) with the Alamo Area Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).

Volunteer at Alamodome
Volunteer at Mobile Clinic

Due Diligence Before Joining a Practice
When searching for a medical practice to join, you're looking for a career and financial security. Here's how to examine a potential practice's fiscal track record to be sure you're making the right choice. It's important to understand the data and assess your compatibility with the practice. Continue reading

Apply for the 2022 TMA Leadership College
Are you called to lead but worry you don’t have the skills necessary to inspire a team? Do you have ambitions of taking on a leadership role in organized medicine, your practice, or your community? Have you already served in a position of leadership but want to pursue additional opportunities to grow and learn? The TMA Leadership College (TMALC) was established in 2010 to develop strong, sustainable physician leadership in Texas. Applicants must be active TMA members in good standing and in their first eight years of practice post-residency/fellowship. Apply here.

I Think I'll Wait: Talking Through Vaccine Hesitancy
Amid the excitement and hope the COVID-19 vaccine offered our health care colleagues, there are those friends and family in our communities asking questions and sharing information (evidence-based or not) raising concerns. Here are a few specific communication skills to help. View tips.

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

Ask the Expert Series
June 1, August 17, October 21│12:00 pm │Register
The Texas Medical Association is launching a new “Ask the Expert” virtual series to bring members direct access to professional experts who can answer questions on legal, practice management, advocacy, and regulatory topics.

A Health Equity Perspective on Loneliness, Mental Health, and COVID-19
June 22│12:00 pm - 1:00 pm │Register
Octavio N. Martinez, Jr, MD, MPH, MBA, FAPA from UT Health will be speaking in a web event hosted by TMF Quality Improvement Network.



Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsors



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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