In May, a team of Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital volunteers traveled to Antigua, Guatemala, on a medical mission through the organization Faith in Practice. The team was led by Dr. Nancy Glass, professor of pediatrics – anesthesiology, and included surgeons, physicians, dentists, nurses, a physical therapist, a team administrator and others.
Summer camp is a rite of passage for kids, a place where they forge friendships, develop independence and participate in new activities and interests. For patients at the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, camp has proven to be especially important, says Dr. Laura Monson, an assistant professor of plastic surgery at Baylor.
The Center for Professionalism in Medicine continues to offer lectures, recognition and other resources related to professionalism to Baylor faculty and students, with several new initiatives on the way.
With top hat and sword in hand, Dr. Wah Chiu, the Alvin Romansky Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine, marched through the streets of Finland last month, following the more than 300-year-old tradition of degree conferment carried out by the University of Helsinki.