Jan. 7 was an important day for Baylor College of Medicine. On that day Baylor announced a joint venture with CHI St. Luke’s Health, the umbrella group for all of the St. Luke’s Hospital properties, purchased by Catholic Health Initiatives a year ago.
Break out your boots, hats and belt buckles – it’s that time of year again. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will soon start its annual run at Reliant Park. For the convenience of BCM employees and trainees, tickets will be available for purchase in BCM’s Office of Communications and Marketing.
Medical students seeking a role model as they launch their careers should consider looking outside the realm of healthcare and instead turn to the late John Wooden, long-time UCLA men’s basketball coach, suggested Dr. Richard Gunderman at a campus lecture last month.
BCM’s Center for Educational Outreach has turned to some tiny helpers in its effort to advance quality teaching and learning opportunities in science and health. About 800 ants were launched into space and are now aboard the International Space Station, where their behavior is being studied by school children back on Earth.
In their second year of medical school, students at BCM begin the transition from classroom training to clinical rotations. It’s an exciting and busy time, but it doesn’t stop students, including Vidya Eswaran, from going above and beyond their duties as medical students to get involved in the community.