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.
A new Title IX coordinator has joined Baylor College of Medicine, while some familiar faces have taken on new leadership roles at the College.
Speaking at Baylor College of Medicine’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony Thursday, Dr. Paul Klotman, president, CEO and executive dean, told the students that crises bring out inspiration that is tangible, often through the actions of one individual.
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.