Service learning isn’t a new concept at Baylor College of Medicine, or in medical education generally. But here at Baylor, medical students have taken ownership of this facet of their education by organizing the Service Learning Program and presenting their projects at the first Service Learning Symposium.
Medical students who have considered becoming lawyers can combine careers in medicine and law through the Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston Law Center’s dual M.D. / J.D. program, which allows students to graduate from medical and law school in six years.
Baylor College of Medicine’s inaugural class of the Genetic Counseling Program in the School of Health Professions began training in July 2018. The 21-month program prepares graduates to engage individuals and families who are at risk for, or affected by, conditions that may have a genetic cause.