First-generation American has bright future in ophthalmology

Dr. Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Baylor, has a passion for mentoring students, specifically underrepresented minorities. She is the inaugural recipient of the Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Minority Emerging Vision Scientists from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Student Corner: The Consulting Club

In 2015, trainees from across the TMC came together to start the Consulting Club at the Texas Medical Center, an organization that helps advance-degree candidates learn more about careers in management consulting. It offers educational workshops on business basics, resume building and case interview preparation and consists of Ph.D. students, medical students, postdocs and residents…

Spotlight on Black scientists

Black History Month is celebrated in February, and Baylor’s science blog, From the Labs, took this time to highlight several Black scientists at the College and the work they are doing. Read below about Dr. Darius Dawson and see more Q&As in From the Labs.

Using cartoons to teach science

Dr. Valentina Hoyos, assistant professor at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor, didn’t consider herself skilled at drawing. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, she has found drawing to be the perfect creative outlet and a good way to educate others about science.

Stephanie Young

Q&A: Stephanie Young

Stephanie Young joined Baylor College of Medicine in July 2020 as senior vice president for institutional advancement. Learn more about her in this Q&A, where she discusses how her office helps to meet the goals of the institution, challenges presented by the pandemic and more.