Francie Hessel probably never could have predicted that her final months of medical school would be reshaped by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Still, she’s poised to start a psychiatry residency at Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital this summer, after participating in Baylor’s virtual commencement on May 21.
Match Day at Baylor College of Medicine had a different feel this year due to the national call to practice social distancing in our country’s fight against COVID-19.
Victoria Tenge, a student in Baylor’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, was a co-author last fall on a paper examining the role of bile acids in norovirus. Learn more about her work in this Q&A.
The Student Leadership Alliance created by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner serves the essential role of acting as an adviser to him on issues important to college students. Contributing to this committee is Baylor College of Medicine’s Catherine Yingyao Shao, a student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.