Since the beginning of the pandemic, raising awareness about social distancing, washing hands and wearing masks has played an essential role in curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Following in the tradition of hosting students from our Houston Independent School District pipeline schools, sixth graders from the Baylor College of Medicine Biotech Academy at Rusk were welcomed into the Baylor family last month during their first visit to campus.
What do sixth graders at the BCM Academy at Ryan have in common with our own trainees? Their surgical knot-tying skills, of course. That’s because the Ryan sixth graders learned the same technique as Baylor residents, though they didn’t have quite as long to perfect their skills.
The third annual Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan Open House was held Monday, Feb. 15, with 320 sixth graders from BCMA Ryan in attendance. The middle schoolers spent a half-day on Baylor’s campus learning about the different aspects of medicine, including anatomy and allied health.