Advocacy in Action

  • Hard Hats for Little Heads: The Bexar County Medical Society Alliance (BCMSA) has organized a Hard Hats for Little Heads event every year for the past 10 years. Almost 1,000 helmets were fitted and given to Bexar County children. In 2019, BCMSA is hosting two more helmet give aways. To learn more email Varda Ratner at
  • Holiday Toy Drive: 54 stuffed animals were given to the University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Room
  • HPV Immunizations: Awarded $2,500 from TMA Foundation to provide HPV vaccinations in conjunction with SA Metro Health

Fund Raisers

  • BCMSA raises money throughout the year for its philanthropic efforts, such as Hard Hats for Little Heads, breast cancer research, and NICU units. 
  • Doctor’s Day: $2,600 donated to local domestic violence awareness organizations
BCMSA present University Hosptial NICU a check for $1,060, plus toys, books, clothes and diapers collected by members.

Legislative and Political Action

First Tuesdays at the Capitol: Every year, when the legislative session takes place, the BCMSA organizes a caravan of Alliance members, physicians, medical students and residents to attend First Tuesdays at the Capitol in Austin. Please contact Jennifer Lewis at if you would like to attend.


President - Kelly King
President-Elect -
Danielle Henkes
Membership Chair -
Nichole Eckmann
Communication Chair -
Jenn Torres
Programs - Nikki Little
Civic and Philanthropic- Varda Ratner
Social - Aleida Colen
Treasurer -
Becki Wortham
Recording Secretary - Victoria Webb
Corresponding Secretary -  Ryan Ramos
Parliamentarian - Rebecca Waller

Contact Information

Bexar County Medical Society Alliance
4334 N. Loop 1604 W.
San Antonio, TX 78249