The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the educational trajectory of medical students when it first began. While students nationwide were not able to participate in the clinical learning environment due to the unknown disease, two Baylor medical students took the initiative to learn more about the response and what they could do in the ongoing pandemic.
For their contributions to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baylor’s Dr. Peter Hotez and Dr. Jim McDeavitt were honored by the Center for Pursuit, itself an important community resource for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Baylor faculty are involved in a City of Houston effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in underserved communities where people are disproportionately impacted, not just by the consequences of disease but also by economic challenges.
The Resilience through COVID-19 series on the Momentum blog highlights BCM clinicians, healthcare staff, researchers, educators, essential workers and trainees who are on the frontlines responding to the coronavirus pandemic.