As a fourth-year graduate student, Bailey Martin-Giacalone has already checked off an impressive achievement in her career. Last October, she presented her research during a plenary session at the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting in front of a virtual audience of more than 1,000 experts in her field.
The course of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people of all ages. K-12 students, in particular, have suffered from their everchanging virtual and in-person schedules, causing feelings of anxiety and depression.
First-year students transitioning into the School of Health Professions at Baylor College of Medicine must master time management. This could include settling into a new city, extracurricular activities, staying fit and finding time for classes and studying. For Raymond Martin, it is a little different as he prepares to compete in his third Paralympic Games.
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.
Fourth-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine did not let a pandemic stop them from safely celebrating Match Day 2021. Match Day, held Friday, March 19, at medical schools across the country, marks the culmination of the annual National Resident Matching Program that pairs fourth-year medical students with residency programs throughout the nation.