Six months into her first year of medical school, Nasim Khalfe and her classmates at Baylor College of Medicine faced the unprecedented prospect of training to be doctors during a pandemic.
Months ago, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Baylor employee Asela Nieuwsma and her fiancé, BCM urology resident Alexander Liu, were faced with the news that their dream wedding wouldn’t go forward as planned. They decided to adapt to the situation and exchange vows in a scaled back ceremony.
Meeting the medical needs of Houston’s homeless veterans was the focus of the annual Houston Homeless Stand Down in October, but the community outreach project also served to provide training to healthcare professionals, including Baylor residents, on treating this unique patient population.
Baylor residents will soon have access to a new educational resource to help them meet milestones in ethics, professionalism and health policy.