Holidays usually mean family time, but how to make this happen in the COVID-19 era? Dr. James McDeavitt, senior vice president and dean of clinical affairs and head of Baylor’s pandemic Incident Command Center, thinks he has a way, following the lesson of the successful NBA bubble.
Calling vaccines the greatest public health achievement in 50 years, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., said during a visit Monday, Sept. 28, to Baylor College of Medicine that he trusts the process to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine and, along with his family, will be among the first in line to…
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the educational trajectory of medical students when it first began. While students nationwide were not able to participate in the clinical learning environment due to the unknown disease, two Baylor medical students took the initiative to learn more about the response and what they could do in the ongoing pandemic.
For their contributions to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baylor’s Dr. Peter Hotez and Dr. Jim McDeavitt were honored by the Center for Pursuit, itself an important community resource for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Baylor faculty are involved in a City of Houston effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in underserved communities where people are disproportionately impacted, not just by the consequences of disease but also by economic challenges.