Baylor’s School of Health Professions held its commencement ceremony Dec. 5, the second virtual graduation for the College this year following the June ceremony for the School of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
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.
The Resilience through COVID-19 series on the Momentum blog highlights BCM clinicians, healthcare staff, researchers, educators, essential workers and trainees who are on the frontlines responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Benjamin Frankfort and Dr. Benjamin Musher’s friendship started in the spring of 1996 with a phone call that shook Frankfort awake at 4 a.m. Musher was calling him from Israel where he was spending the year between graduating from college and starting medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.