As an adoptive mom, I’m always happy to share the experience of how I grew my forever family. My husband, Ryan, and I had been trying to have a baby for several years, and after an ectopic pregnancy and two failed in-vitro fertilization attempts, we were ready to try something new.
In Room D-1 on the sixth floor of Ben Taub hospital, a group of Baylor College of Medicine residents were emphatically buzzing. With only a week before the annual American College of Physicians’ Doctor’s Dilemma on April 28, Drs. Nathan Spezia-Lindner, Ali El-Halwagi and Firas Bahdi needed to develop a solid team strategy.
As the Physician Assistant Program at Baylor College of Medicine’s School of Health Professions celebrates its 50-year anniversary, Donald Black, an alumnus from the first graduating class, remembers it as if it was just yesterday.
The advice to Baylor College of Medicine’s 2021 graduates? Be ready to take the unexpected forks in the road that will inevitably come along, because they can turn into opportunity.
Today’s medical, graduate and health professions students may just be starting to think about how their careers will unfold over the next decade and beyond. But for those considering staying at Baylor for the next step in their career, they can turn to role models who have “grown up Baylor.”