Established in 1853, Bexar County Medical Society is the third largest county medical society in the United States, serving more than 400 physicians, including academic, military, physicians in their residency, medical students and retired physicians. BCMS operates more than 20 committees addressing issues, such as socioeconomic, legislative, health and rehabilitation, medical schools, legal issues, censoring, mediation, communications, membership, emergency medical services, emergency management, military, nominating, peer support, public health, and women in medicine. The society offers a range of services to its members, including staffing, insurance contract review, credit card processing, credentialing, automobile programs and financing services. BCMS works in coordination with many hospitals, Metropolitan Health Department, practice administrators and emergency response personnel. Bexar County Medical Society is located in San Antonio.