Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Professionalism works to recognize the efforts of Baylor faculty and staff who go beyond the typical job duties of healthcare workers. Through the Power of Professionalism Award, the Center rewards Baylor community members who demonstrate respect for all involved in the health caregiving process.
A new elective available to Baylor medical students allows them to explore the connection between professionalism and the development of trust and respect among members of the healthcare team and patients.
BCM Family will share insight from faculty on the culture of professionalism at Baylor College of Medicine, starting with this post by Dr. Tamara Ortiz-Perez, associate professor of radiology and breast imaging fellowship program director and a faculty senator. She provides care at the Breast Care Center at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
One person’s bad day can potentially cast a wide shadow, impacting all those he comes in contact with. At Baylor College of Medicine, that includes colleagues, trainees and patients.
The Center for Professionalism in Medicine, a priority for Dr. Paul Klotman since he became president and CEO of BCM, is now getting off the ground under the leadership of Dr. Ellen Friedman.