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.
From implementing distance learning and organizing virtual research presentations through Zoom and other online programs to updating curriculum to include COVID coursework, educational leaders at Baylor College of Medicine are charting new territory during the coronavirus pandemic.
Baylor College of Medicine’s 2019 Commencement was held Tuesday, May 28, at Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts in downtown Houston, marking the graduation of 158 students from the School of Medicine and 103 from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The graduating students were urged to carry with them as they continue…
Baylor College of Medicine hosted the 2019 Alumni Reunion May 2-4, welcoming graduates back to campus for a full slate of continuing medical education sessions, campus tours and social events, including the annual Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner.
For students training to be healthcare professionals, the white coat symbolizes their responsibility and commitment to provide compassionate patient care. This summer, students in three of the College’s training programs received their white coats in separate ceremonies.