The course of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people of all ages. K-12 students, in particular, have suffered from their everchanging virtual and in-person schedules, causing feelings of anxiety and depression.
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.
The advice to Baylor College of Medicine’s 2021 graduates? Be ready to take the unexpected forks in the road that will inevitably come along, because they can turn into opportunity.
Starting medical school can be a long, overwhelming process. Adding a global pandemic to that creates an isolating and difficult experience. A Baylor College of Medicine student took advantage of her time studying and learning remotely to help others learn about the medical school process – all through the screen of her phone.
Laura Keehan, a third-year medical student at Baylor, has been passionate about working with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) for a long time.