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.
Francie Hessel probably never could have predicted that her final months of medical school would be reshaped by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Still, she’s poised to start a psychiatry residency at Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital this summer, after participating in Baylor’s virtual commencement on May 21.